Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA)

Categories: Associations

Contact

Sue Urquhart (Executive Director)
17 York Street, suite 200
Ottawa, ON, K1N 9J6

Phone: (613) 562-3515
Fax: (613) 562-4005

Description

Mission and History

Mission Statement

The Canadian Arts Presenting Association/l'Association canadienne des organismes artistiques (CAPACOA) serves the performing arts touring and presenting community through its commitment to integrate the performing arts into the lives of all Canadians. CAPACOA takes initiative in providing leadership, knowledge, communications, skills development and advocacy on behalf of its members and within the arts presenting community.

Mandate and Objectives

(a) To promote the development of the presentation of the arts in Canada by:

promoting and encouraging a greater knowledge and appreciation of the presentation of the performing arts
encouraging the touring of artists and attractions throughout all regions of Canada
providing information on artists and attractions touring regionally and nationally
assisting the presenters of the arts in Canada with the coordination of bookings
providing opportunities for the professional development of presenters in Canada

and

(b) To promote communication and understanding between presenters of the arts in Canada by:

providing a forum for the exchange of views concerning the presentation of the performing arts generally
publishing and disseminating materials concerning the arts and presentation of the arts
providing information on regional and federal policies which relate to the presentation of the arts
providing an opportunity to make contacts nationwide

History

Since its...

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