Opportunities: Auditions, Casting Calls and More

Leslie Yeo Award

December 22, 2015
Leslie Yeo Award

Hi all, It’s time again to nominate an extraordinary volunteer in the Canadian artistic community for the Leslie Yeo Award! The winner receives $5,000, which is presented at our AGM. The PDF with all the details is linked to from the Notifications on our homepage (www.afbs.ca) and is also listed under Other Forms at afbs.ca/forms.…

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Glenvale Players Group Revival Meeting

November 17, 2015

The Glenvale Players Theatre group will be holding a revival meeting at CNIB on Saturday, December 5 at 1 pm in room number 101A. The purpose is to determine the level of interest in resurrecting the club and getting back into live theater. Anyone who is interested in becoming a member is asked to attend…

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Development Workshop for Diverse Creators

November 11, 2015

The CBC is hosting a workshop for those with a special interest in preparing scripted content. It is designed to help mid-level creators from diverse backgrounds expand their network, sharpen their professional skills, and bring new perspectives and ideas to the CBC. Up to eight applicants will be selected to attend the Workshop, and one…

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WORKSHOP: Infographics: Storytelling through data for unions, not-for-profits and social justice organizations

October 23, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 10-3pm at The Foundery (376 Bathurst Street, wheelchair accessible space and washrooms) This workshop provides unions, progressive organizations and communications workers with tools, planning techniques and a deeper understanding of compelling storytelling through data. Through discussion, critique and hands-on activities, participants will leave with a practical overview of data presentation through infographics,…

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STORYWAVES PROJECT FOCUS GROUP/WORKSHOP CALLOUT

October 23, 2015

The Storywaves project is looking for artists from the disabled/crip/deaf/hard of hearing/mad/mentally ill/neurodiverse/chronically ill identified communities to participate in a series of arts-based focus groups and workshops. We are gathering input on what technologies and resources artists are currently using and/or are interested in using/exploring in their art practices. Storywaves is an in independent arts…

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Red Dress Productions Presents – Promise in the Park: The Write Stuff

October 22, 2015
red dress productions

8 week creative writing workshop (OCT 26 – DEC 14) Open to ALL with some or no creative writing experience JOIN artist and writer Anna Camilleri: for the FREE 8-week creative writing workshop series designed to explore and create tales of promise: to have promise, promise (of spring), and promises made, kept, and broken. Participants…

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TAP ACCESS

October 19, 2015

Acting is a skill and as such it can be learned, but it is also a muscle that needs to be exercised. Enter The Actors Place (TAP). TAP is dedicated to just that idea. This is NOT an acting class but rather a practice where we can get an opportunity to hone our skills outside…

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Accessibility Workshops and Webinars

October 18, 2015

IASR Train-the-Trainer Workshop (Train-the-Trainer: Integrated Accessibility Standards) October 28, 2015 – REGISTER December 3, 2015 – REGISTER This workshop will provide an overview of the Integrated Accessibility Standards (IASR) and will focus on the how this information can be delivered in an interactive and fun training session for your staff and volunteers. Participants in this…

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2015 Metrolinx Accessibility Public Meetings

October 16, 2015
metrolinx

Hello, This is a gentle reminder that the Metrolinx Accessibility Public Meetings will begin next week. Please refer to the initial invite below for details about the meetings. If you are interested in attending, we encourage you to register in advance for the meeting. Additionally, it would be greatly appreciated if you could forward this…

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HACK-CESSIBILITY

October 14, 2015

Ryerson’s Policy Innovation Platform is getting ready to launch HACK-CESSIBILITY – a unique ‘policy hack’ focused on developing innovative solutions to accessibility challenges. The event will be on October 23 with a follow up event on November 6. We are looking for community members, students and activists to participate in what will be a truly…

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