Sincere thanks to the 232 delegates, panelists, artists, volunteers and sponsors who took part in our 27th annual conference!

Proceedings from the conference are now posted on the Presenter's Toolkit.


All Access Volume 7 Issue 4

April 14, 2015 – In this issue: Touring beyond borders – R105, changes at the border, new U.S. visa service, international touring at the Canada Council and more.   Read more

Brush Up your Elevator Speech with Arts and Health Facts

April 13, 2015 - While sport and physical activity are widely acknowledged as important for good health, the links between arts and culture to health and wellbeing are less well understood and less frequently acknowledged. Curious to learn more? Here's an opportunity!   Read more

Spotlight on Aboriginal Arts

April 8, 2015 - The performing arts in Canada have very deep roots. Long before European explorers came to Canada, Aboriginal peoples had a rich, expressive artistic life including dance, theatre, storytelling, music – all inseparable from every other aspect of life. Aboriginal arts are very much alive and well today, as demonstrated by recent and upcoming events held by the Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance and the Talking Stick Festival in Vancouver.   Read more

New Service Provides U.S. Visa Assistance

April 7, 2015 - There's a new hotline providing performing arts professionals with urgent legal assistance regarding U.S. visa issues. TamizdatAVAIL supplements existing resources with free advices by qualified staff and volunteer lawyers.   Read more

Webinar Series for Arts Presenters


CAPACOA unites the Canadian performing arts presenting and touring sector, representing more than 150 presenting networks, presenters, agents and other stakeholders.

Presenter's toolkit: professional development, best practices, resources and references