Art Service Organizations

Alliance for Arts + Culture
Vancouver's non-profit arts service organization for theatres, artists and cultural organizations.

Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals (CAFF)
The Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals is a non-profit organization with the following mandate:  to safeguard the integrity of Fringe Festivals as outlined in the four minimum criteria, to recognize that the health of all member Festivals is important to the Circuit and therefore the artists' health as a whole, and to encourage communication and cooperation between member Festivals thereby fostering the continuity of our guiding principles.  Canada enjoys more fringe festivals than any other country in the world.  The North American Fringe Circuit overcomes these barriers by providing artists and the audiences a theatrical experience like no other in the world on an unjuried, first-come, first served/lottery basis.

Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology (CITT)
CITT connects theatre technicians and members with professional development, networking, safety and technology issues and information in Canada.

Canadian Music Centre
Collects, distributes and promotes music by Canada's concert composers with scores and recordings available in 5 locations across Canada.

Community Arts Ontario
Ontario's multi-disciplinary arts network, Community Arts Ontario represents arts councils in municipalities across Ontario.


Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance
The Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance is an incredibly multifaceted organization, constituted by geographically and artistically diverse Indigenous performing artists, arts groups, and arts organizations.

Ontario Professional Ticketing Association (OPTA)
The Ontario Professional Ticketing Association (OPTA) is an association of professionals concerned with the support for and further development of fair ethics and high standards with regards to marketing, sales and service in the ticketing industry. OPTA hosts bimonthly meetings, which provide members with the opportunity to share ticketing policy ideas with their peers. Workshops and discussions also examine the challenges in today’s ticketing industry, including ticket service charges and subscription benefits.

Theatre Action
Association of Ontario francophone theatres and theatre artists.

Theatre Alberta
Theatre Alberta website features links to theatre companies, training, publications and information on theatre activities in Alberta.

Association of Community Theatres Manitoba
Volunteer organization with a mandate to support amateur theatre and amateur performing arts in Manitoba.

Theatre B.C.
Theatre BC website links to theatre companies, training, festivals, shows and resources for theatre companies in British Columbia.

Theatre Canada
Theatre Canada is a national umbrella group for amateur and educational theatres across the country.  It is the official national member of IATA (International Amateur Theatre Association and IDEA (International Drama/Theatre Educational Theatre Association).

Theatre Nova Scotia
Theatre Nova Scotia's website links to theatre companies, shows and resources for theatre companies in Nova Scotia.

Theatre Saskatchewan
Theatre Saskatchewan's website links to theatre companies, shows and resources for theatre companies in Saskatchewan.

Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)
A non-profit service organization that represents Toronto's professional theatre and dance companies.  TAPA operates TO Tix (Toronto's Half-Price ticket store), produces the Dora Awards, and promotes Toronto's theatres.


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