Red Ride Tour: May 27th-30th


May 27 – Capitol Centre Theatre, North Bay, ON (Dream Big Conference)
May 28 – Monarch Tavern, Toronto, ON
May 29Six Nations, ON (venue TBA)
May 30 – The Garnet, Peterborough ON



 Stitch by Cliff Cardinal

Cliff Cardinal
Cliff Cardinal

Stitch by Cliff Cardinal is a Culture Storm production, presented by Native Earth Performing Arts

Directed by Jovanni Sy

June 3 – 14, 2015 Tickets here!

Kylie Grandview is a pornstar who has suffered massive psychological abuse and consequently makes awful life choices. After a series of self-sabotaging decisions that lead to her own disfigurement and the loss of custody of her child, Kylie makes one last attempt to redeem herself and be heard.  More info here!

“NNNN – A perfect storm of exciting theatre, everything coming together just so.” – Naomi Skwarna, NOW Magazine

Audience Advisory: Mature content.


 Co-Workers Featuring Colin Dingwall

May 26-30th, 2015

Each performance you will be able to Bring Your Own Fast Food to snack on before the show starts, a half hour before each performance the doors will be open so you can come in and eat!

Directed by Casandra Watson
Madeleine Taylor-Gregg
Colin Dingwall



 Red Ride Tour: May 20th-25th


May 20 – Vangelis Tavern, Saskatoon, SK
May 21 – Artful Dodger, Regina, SK
May 22 – Pyramid Cabaret, Winnipeg, MB
May 23 – Apollo Bar, Thunder Bay, ON
May 24Sault Ste. Marie, ON (venue TBA)
May 25 – Debajehmujig Creation Centre, Manitowaning, ON



 Call for dance films: Deadline June 8th

Dance made in canadaWe are looking for short films (less than 20 minutes in length) in any dance genre to showcase in the Betty Oliphant Theatre during the festival (August 13 – 16, 2015). These curated films will be part of Arts Encounters program and will be screened in dedicated room off the main lobby. There will be two screenings. Selected filmmakers will receive an honorarium.

For more information about d:mic/fac visit Individuals or groups may submit more than one film.



 Indigicade – Call for submissions


FREE VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT for Indigenous Female Youth

Application Deadline
Friday, MAY 29th



 Red Ride Tour: May 15th & 16th


May 15 – Wine-Ohs, Calgary, AB
(Derek Miller, Kristi Lane Sinclair)
May 16 – Empress Ale House, Edmonton, AB
(Derek Miller, Kristi Lane Sinclair, Jay Gilday)
For more tour dates Click here



 Red Ride Tour crosses Turtle Island


Red Ride Tour is a collective of Aboriginal musicians whose goal is to showcase the diverse talent of artists across North America in what is described as an eclectic community of culture.

Click more for Artist info and Tour dates.



 Registration opens once again for BftA

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IPAA has become an affiliate of BftA to offer discounts to our members. Business for the Arts (BftA) is offering a 6 module online training series about gaining sponsorship for the arts. IPAA has become an affiliate in order to offer a discount to our members who wish to participate in this series.

Simply register and pay for your modules, then when we receive our 30% “comission” we will mail you a cheque for that 30% to help offset the cost of these modules.



 Casting Call Nowness

Casting women of all ages and body types with a distinct sense of style and fashion.

Short film inspired by the book Women In Clothes for All female cast and crew. Unpaid, acting experience not required.

Shooting May 17, 18, 19. Participants required for half day.

Locations in downtown Toronto.

Please apply with short paragraph of interest and headshot to


 mamawi-kiyokewin ‘good...

Former CCA Officer Bruce Sinclair

Former CCA Officer Bruce Sinclair

The Crossing Theatre Company ekwa Miyoteh Performance (Bruce Sinclair) invite you to a gathering of Elders, storytellers and artists at the Crossing near Batoche, Saskatchewan August 21st-23rd, 2015.

This event called mamawi-kiyokewin (‘good visiting’-nehiyawewin / Cree) will be an artistic collaborative exchange between Saskatchewan First Nations and Metis elders and storytellers, performers, theatre artists and invited guests that will include traditional storytelling honoured by ceremony and traditional practices on the land. All participants will be invited to camp on the land and live and celebrate together at this gathering. More...


 Production & Community Engagement...


SAVAGE PRODUCTION SOCIETY is seeking a Production & Community Engagement Coordinator

POSTION TYPE: Part-Time Contract, Flexible Hours

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

Savage Society is a contemporary aboriginal theatre company based in Vancouver, BC founded by Artistic Director, Kevin Loring, Governor-General award winning playwright.

More here:



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