Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

You Are Never More Dangerous Than When You Are Trying To Help

The following post was written by Trevor Malcolm about the work being done by the Lollipop Guild in Windsor and Essex County. This group (and several other collaborators) received support from the Collaborative Community Initiatives Program to pay … [Read more]

Prologue & DuffleBag Theatre’s Trip to Aroland First Nations

This blog post first appeared on the Prologue to the Performing Arts Blog earlier this year. We are sharing it on the the SPARC blog as a follow up to Frank Dzijacky's post on touring a few weeks ago, and as a way to promote Prologue, as they are … [Read more]

SPARC Interviews… Robin Sutherland and Miranda Bouchard of Thinking Rock Community Arts, Thessalon ON

Back in April, Rebecca (SPARC's Network Coordinator) had the opportunity to speak with Robin Sutherland and Miranda Bouchard - the Founding Artistic Director and General Manager of Thinking Rock Community Arts. They discuss how Thinking Rock … [Read more]

Presenting & Touring in Rural and Remote Ontario: A Presenter’s Perspective

By Frank Dzijacky, of the Geraldton Concert Series and Geraldton Children’s Entertainment Series I am writing as a presenter from a small Northwestern Ontario community. We have a long history of presenting adult concerts and now also run a … [Read more]