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“At long last, we have a study and stories to reflect back to us why presenting professional performing arts matters to our communities and to the generations of Canadians to come!”
- Warren Garrett, Executive Director of CCI and member of the study’s advisory committee.
CCI members and their professional support staff at the CCI office are constantly exploring new ways to do things better, together.
Why presenting matters to you and your community? Short Stories and Conversations with Ontario’s presenters and performing arts professionals.
When it comes to marketing, we need to keep our regular fans engaged and get our casual attendees to come more often. We also need to reach out to those in our community who are currently not attending and find a way to make the invitation so compelling they can’t refuse!
Value and Benefits of Presenting: Why presenting matters to you and your community? Short Stories and Conversations with Ontario’s presenters and performing arts professionals.
Greater involvement in community building by arts organizations is important for both the public and the arts. Artists and arts organizations can benefit from re-imagining of their role in their community.
Earlier this week, Program Manager, Judy Harquail received the following email from Stella Crouch, long-time Artistic Director of the Welland-Port Colborne Concert Association (WPCCA).
I am writing to advise that after 30 years as Artistic Director of the Welland-Port Colborne Concert Association, I feel it is time for me to step down.
By Aly Boltman, Theatre Manager, Roxy Theatre
Meet Kate. Kate is an enigma. Kate is a survivor. Kate is a mould-breaker. Kate is a single mom and full-time college student in her mid-20s. Kate is a 4th generation Owen Sound-er. Kate has a wide network of friends and family, none of whom, just like her, had ever stepped foot in The Roxy Theatre before June of this year when Kate began working for us.