Attention Students and Teachers! New this Year...

November 20, 2013 - Are there students in your community who would benefit from attending the CAPACOA Conference?

CAPACOA announces an affordable Student Rush Conference Pass at this year’s conference “The Culture of Curiosity”. A $75 ALL ACCESS conference pass will be available for purchase for students 25 years old and under (meals not included).

This year’s exciting conference will include “The Artist Voice” celebrity interview with CBC personality Brent Bambury in conversation with Robert Lepage, one of the world’s most renowned figures in the performing arts; American arts guru and thinker Andrew Taylor; pitch sessions at the TIFF Lightbox Theatre; a new Export Buyers Program which will bring international presenters to the conference; industry showcases and much more!

To take advantage of this offer please email to receive the Student Rush promo code. **Student ID required for purchase.

This conference is geared toward (but not limited to) students in the following  programs:

  • Arts Administration
  • Business (all courses)
  • Music performance and theory
  • Theatre performance and theory
  • Dance


Why you should come to the CAPACOA conference:

  • Meet and network with your future peers;
  • Learn about key issues critical to the success of a career in arts administration;
  • Discover best practices from professionals in the field;
  • Build new relationships with some of the most influential leaders working in presenting today;
  • Learn the language, platforms and business models of the performing arts world in Canada;
  • Experience live performances and meet the stakeholders who bring music, dance and theatre to Canadians from coast to coast to coast.


Email Marilena Gaudio to receive the promo code:


The 26th annual Canadian Arts Presenting Association’s (CAPACOA) conference “The Culture of Curiosity” will take place in Toronto, January 22nd – 25th, 2014 at theIntercontinental Toronto Centre hotel and various Toronto venues.

A four-day gathering of Canada’s national presenting and touring sector, the conference is an opportunity to reconnect with your colleagues and make new connections from coast to coast to coast. With more than 250 presenters, agents, managers, artists and other performing arts professionals in attendance, participants can expect new networking opportunities, informative sessions and peer meetings as well as nightly theatre, music and dance performances and showcases throughout the city.