Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

A Work(shop) In Progress: Skill Building for Our Collective and the Community

by Andy King and Laura Cameron Five weeks and five events later and our series of capacity building workshops have come to an end. Through the support of SPARC and their Collaborative Community Initiatives program, we were able to gain … [Read more]

SPARC At the Folk Alliance International Conference

Folk Alliance International 's mission is to serve, strengthen, and engage the global folk music community through preservation, presentation, and promotion. The FAI folk umbrella represents the broadest international iteration of the genre, … [Read more]

SPARC Mini Symposium 2018

The following post was written by Peggy Raftis, one of the organizers of the Mini SPARC Symposium in Harriston. This Mini-Symposium was held on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 and it received support from SPARC’s Collaborative Community Initiatives … [Read more]

11 Days Left to Apply to Host the 2020 Symposium

The SPARC Symposium is a biennial gathering that brings together SPARC members as well as other creators, presenters, producers, community animators and funders involved in the performing arts in rural and remote communities across Ontario. The … [Read more]