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Next round of Staging Change announced
The Metcalf Foundation’s Performing Arts program is pleased to announce the second round of Staging Change. Offered in partnership with EmcArts, the next edition of Staging Change will take place online in the fall of 2020 into early 2021.
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Metcalf Innovation Fellow David Maggs writes about arts and COVID for new collaboration with The Philanthropist
Inaugural Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prizes Celebration
Staging Change participants attend five-day Incubating Innovation Intensive Retreat
The Philanthropist
Winners of Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prizes on TVO’s The Agenda
Professor Geoffrey Crossick in Toronto to address gathering on value of arts and culture
Radio Canada interviews musician Njacko Backo and Metcalf’s Michael Trent
Staging Change Stage 3 participants selected
Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 delivers shared learnings
Eight performing arts companies and organizations accepted into Staging Change Stage 2
Inaugural Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prizes announced
Staging Change Introductory Webinar and Information Session
CBC Radio’s Fresh Air features Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prizes winner Maryem Tollar and protégé Demitrios Petsalakis
Social Finance for Arts & Culture workshop and webinars
Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 Cohort Public Sharing: Providing greater opportunities for artistic work to achieve its potential
Metcalf announces Performing Arts Internship grants
Staging Change participants engage in Small Experiments with Radical Intent
New six-part collaboration with The Philanthropist looks at arts and culture philanthropy in Canada
Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 & 2017 cohorts join forces
Metcalf Interview: Melissa Dibble
Metcalf Photo Essay: Stage 1 of Staging Change concludes
Metcalf Photo Essay: Creative Strategies Incubator: 2015 Cohort Public Sharing
Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 Cohort Public Sharing: New approaches to, or alternative sources of, revenue
Inaugural Staging Change cohort announced
Staging Change Associate Facilitator Training Initiative participants named
Metcalf renews support of Ontario Artistic Leadership Residency at National Theatre School of Canada
Staging Change: Case Studies from EmcArts
Metcalf Interview: Richard Evans
Staging Change Information Session on April 23, 2018
Staging Change Associate Facilitator Training Initiative Outline Released
Staging Change: a New Program in the Performing Arts
Five ways Social Finance can transform arts organizations
Toronto Arts Foundation Highlights Two Bold Initiatives in New Theatre Report
CrSI 2014 Cohort Presents Their Findings
Introducing the Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 cohort
Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 Cohort Public Sharing: Relationships, Audiences, and Communities
Arts for Youth Award highlights importance of mentorship
Convening the Creative Strategies Incubator
Introducing Artscape Daniels Launchpad. How can it help performing artists?
Performing Arts Interns Announcement
Celebrating the 2013 Creative Strategies Incubator Cohort
Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 Application Information
Webinar: Applying to Performing Arts Internships
Stories from the Inc.: Alternative Revenues for the Performing Arts
Pointers for Video Applications – Performing Arts Internships
Webinar: Applying to the Performing Arts Internships Program 2014
Report Launch: Choreographing Our Future: Strategies for Supporting Next Generation Arts Practice
Webinar: Creative Strategies Incubator 2014: Preparing Your Letter of Interest
Report Launch: Shared Platforms and Charitable Venture Organizations: A powerful possibility for a more resilient arts sector
Webinar: Creative Strategies Incubator 2013: Preparing Your Letter of Interest
Creative Strategies Incubator Launched
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