Monthly Archives: February 2013

Toronto’s Green Theatres

Toronto’s Green Theatres is pulling together a growing number of performing artists and companies interested in practicing their environmental values at work. Green Theatres began as a conversation about reducing energy consumption and costs, and Creative Trust’s Energy Audits provided a basis for companies doing major renovations to access energy-saving funding at the City’s Better […]

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How is the arts sector organized?

by Jini Stolk I was recently at a meeting called by the Maytree Foundation to discuss diversity (or the lack therof) on arts boards, where we were asked:  How is your sector organized? What a surprising and difficult question! Slowly, people started speaking:  the community includes professional and community arts; there are the creative, presenting […]

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Audience engagement on the ground

by Jini Stolk Andrew Taylor’s The Artful Manager contains a link to one of the most useful pages of resources I’ve come across:  a full list of audience engagement literature  prepared as background reading for Theatre Communications Group’s Audience (R)Evolution Learning Convening. Many of these studies (Alan Brown’s name looms large on the list, as does […]

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Being Smart about Data

by Jini Stolk I’ve been planning to write about one of Creative Trust’s final projects: a partnership started in November of last year with Neighbourhood Arts Network and CPAMO to provide two workshop series on databases here in Toronto and one session last week in Ottawa. Smart Data – A Workshop Series designed for artists […]

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