We also thought it would be a great idea to start a list of great Canadian Musical Theatre Links. These are great sites if you are interested in supporting or getting involved in Canadian Musical Theatre. For information on Theatres who actively support Canadian Musical Theatre, check out our other post, Great Canadian Companies.
Theatre Ontario is a charitable, not-for-profit association of professional, community, and educational theatre organizations and artists with a variety of Programs and Services and Resources available for you. Theatre Ontario develops and supports theatre practitioners across the province, by providing resources, networking, training and advocacy.
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts:
To nurture an environment in which theatre, dance and opera may flourish and play a leadership role in the vitality of the City of Toronto. The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts.
Association of Summer Theatres Round Ontario:
The ASSOCIATION OF SUMMER THEATRES ‘ROUND ONTARIO (ASTRO), founded in 1985, is a network of professional theatres committed to the support, growth, and cultivation of summer theatre in Ontario. By fostering partnerships, developing collaborative marketing strategies, sharing information and networking with a creative, co-operative spirit, ASTRO provides vital artistic and economic opportunities for all of its participants.
Can Arts Connect:
Canada Arts Connect is where those who love art in Canada can connect with opportunities, resources, and community. From a humble blog started in 2008, CAC has grown into a community of two websites, a dedicated team of staff and writers, as well as a network of thousands of people across the country and around the world.
News and Reviews of upcoming and current Toronto productions of all types.
Toronto Arts Council:
Toronto Arts Council is an arm’s length body that supports the development, accessibility and excellence of the arts in Toronto. Toronto Arts Council offers grants programs to the city’s arts organizations and professional artists.
Ontario Arts Council:
The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) is an arm’s-length agency of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. OAC’s grants and services to professional, Ontario-based artists and arts organizations support arts education, Aboriginal arts, community arts, crafts, dance, Franco-Ontarian arts, literature, media arts, multidisciplinary arts, music, theatre, touring, and visual arts.
Canada Council for the Arts:
The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s national, arm’s-length arts funding agency. Our main areas of activity are: Grants: We provide funding to individual professional artists and arts organizations through a peer assessment process. Endowments and Prizes: Each year we award fellowships and prizes to some 200 artists and scholars. Research, communications and arts promotion activities also further our mandate to support, promote and celebrate the arts.
Canadian Actors Equity Association:
Canadian Actors’ Equity Association represents professional artists including performers (actors, singers, dancers), directors, choreographers, fight directors and stage managers, engaged in theatre, opera and dance in English Canada. Recognizing that the arts are vital to life and that artists make an invaluable contribution to our society, Equity supports the creative efforts of its members by seeking to improve their working conditions and opportunities.