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Over forty members of the Ontario Performing Arts Presenting Network convened in Mississauga for the annual Blue Sky day. The day was hosted by OP member, The Living Arts Centre, Ron Lenyk, CEO and divided into two parts: an morning discussion of...
by Aly Boltman, Executive Director of the Community Foundation Grey Bruce (formerly Theatre Manager for Roxy Theatre, Owen Sound) April 1st, I left the world of arts presenting behind to become the Executive Director of the Community...
With support from the Department of Canadian Heritage, Ontario Presents organized a delegation of five volunteer young-audience presenters from Northern Ontario to attend Calgary International Children’s Festival, May 22 – 25, 2014. The festival...
Email is not dead! Even as other channels such as social media grow in importance, email marketing is still one of the best ways to directly reach your audience and keep them in the loop with what you’re up to.  On May 29th almost thirty...
Presenting Q: Why Presenting Matters Short Stories and Conversations with Performing Arts Leaders  This month we had a pleasure to interview our member, Sam Varteniuk.  Sam is General Manager of The Registry Theatre, and Artistic...
Social media is a great way to promote your performances, but it’s also so much more. It provides a way to reach new audiences, engage your community around the performing arts, and build your network. On May 15th almost fifty arts presenters...
Whether it’s fancy and dynamic or nice and simple, your website is the core of all your online activities. Your website provides legitimacy, shares important information with your audience, and links all of the aspects of your online presence...
With the creation of its new name, Ontario Presents extends an invitation to touring agents, managers, artists and performing arts presenters to co-create a strengthened and vibrant touring and arts presenting sector in the province. Formerly, know...
Last month, Ontario Presents (formerly CCI), in partnership with the City of Kingston, undertook a brief research project to determine the state of summer programming in performing arts venues across the province. Twenty three Ontario presenters...
You’re busy, and your time is precious - so is it really worth it to maintain a website or tweet on a regular basis? And how do you know where to get started, or where to focus your energy? On March 20th we were thrilled to host our first two...

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