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This monthly webinar series will provide a community forum throughout the fall. We will hear from guest arts leaders who are tackling these challenges, then open the floor to create space for questions, conversations and success sharing.

WEBINAR #4

DECEMBER 20 @ 1:00 PM

Join us on December 20th at 1:00 pm for a discussion around other, less traditional sources of revenue. We will be looking at endowments, how they can be set up, and the kind of annual revenue they can generate; online revenue-generating programming that can last beyond the pandemic; and how merchandise might help close the gap left by partial-capacity halls and smaller ticket sales.

WEBINAR #3

NOVEMBER 18 @ 1:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Guests:

Rose Brow, Vertigo Theatre, will walk us through how they have set their sales projections and created budgets amid this ever-changing environment.

Nicole Pemberton, Sound Kreations and Footprint Dance Project, will give us insights into how in-school programs have changed and what this looks like moving forward.

 

Kim Griffin, Stone-Olafson, will present the latest findings in their on-going research into audience attitudes and confidence in attending the arts this fall.

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On November 18 at 1:30pm, the third webinar in our series will tackle several current issues of the Covid-19 context on the arts. These issues include budgets and sales projections, school programs in-school and on-site, and the latest audience research on patron confidence and expectations around returning to live arts events amid the ongoing threat of Covid-19.

Special Guests:

Paul Muir, Executive Director of Rosebud Theatre, will talk about implementing safety protocols and the REP outside of a major city centre. How was it received by patrons?

Kanika Anand, Assistant Curator at Contemporary Calgary, will discuss how Covid-19 has affected operations at the arts gallery. What changes have they had to consider to invite visitors back?

Kim Stadelmann, Associate Executive Director at the Citadel Theatre, will share their experiences with patrons and programs since they began presenting live theatre in August.

Leslie Biles, VP, Operations, Venue and Event Management from Arts Commons, will explain how and why they developed a common approach to Covid-19 safety expectations throughout the facility and resident companies. What lessons might apply to the sector?

WEBINAR #2

OCTOBER 28 @ 12:30PM

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Do you feel like you are navigating brand new territory all on your own as you produce live art experiences?

In the 2nd webinar of our series, host Simon Mallett (Rozsa Foundation) and guests will talk about the practical implementations of Covid-19 safety protocols and the Restriction Exemption Program.

WEBINAR #1

SEPTEMBER 21 @ 2:30PM

Special Guests:

Sara Leishman, Executive Director of the Folk Festival Society of Calgary: Folk Fest put on outdoor, large-scale, live arts experiences this past summer. What were the most important lessons they took away from that experience?

 

Janet Bwititi, Director of Marketing & Sales at the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: The CPO just kicked off their 2021-22 season with a socially distanced concert for frontline workers. How will that experience shape future performances this season?

Maya Choldin, Executive Director of Theatre Calgary: Theatre Calgary's 2021-22 season kicks off in October, what programming and logistic considerations went into their planning to return to live theatre?

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This monthly webinar series will provide a community forum throughout the fall. We will hear from guest arts leaders who are tackling these challenges, then open the floor to create space for questions, conversations and success sharing. What programming considerations are being made? What's being communicated to audiences? What's being done in venues to ensure safety? How do masks and vaccines impact plans and policies? How can we learn from each other as we navigate this shifting new reality?