The Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) is the non-profit regional arts presenters' organization for the four Atlantic Provinces. We support the efforts of our members to enhance, promote, and facilitate diverse, high quality, live arts performances in a variety of disciplines, throughout our region as a means of integrating the arts as a vibrant and essential contributor to Atlantic Canada's quality of life.
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Chedabucto Place Association APA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

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Atlantic Movers attend national dance meetings at Festival of New Dance

APA members in Atlantic Moves program attend meetings and dance Festival in St. John's, NL (more)

APA Presents ShiftChange: Festival Perspectives from Atlantic Canada and Beyond

Announcing Canada's newest festival conference, ShiftChange: Festival Perspectives from Atlantic Canada and Beyond, to be held February 22nd – 25th 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. (more)

SAVE THE DATE - APA's Block Booking Meeting

APA's annual Block Booking Meeting will be held December 5-6, 2016 in Halifax, Nova Scotia at The Atlantica Hotel. (more)

Brett Kissel tours the Maritimes in February 2017

JUNO award-winning Canadian country music star Brett Kissel announced this week his #IceSnow30Below Canadian Tour. (more)

Call for Volunteers!

Read about the many volunteer opportunities at Contact East 2016! (more)

Job Opportunity - APA Seeks Artistic Director for Canada 150 Performance Series

APA is currently seeking proposals for an Artistic Director a Canada 150 project.

L’APA (Atlantic Presenters Association) est un réseau d’organismes offrant des présentations dans le cadre de tournées dans l’ensemble de la région du Canada atlantique (côte est du Canada). (more)
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Webinar Series for Arts Presenters

Webinar Series for Arts Presenters

The APA is proud to partner with Ontario Presents to deliver a webinar series aimed at small to mid-size presenting organizations. The series is designed to provide performing arts presenters with quality professional development, which is accessible online. We gratefully acknowledge the support of Canadian Heritage. Webinar Series details can be found here.

Contact East 2016

Contact East 2016

Contact East will be hosted in Saint John, NB from September 22–25, 2016! Visit, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter for the latest updates!

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Atlantic Moves

The APA's Atlantic Moves project is funded jointly by the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Canada Council for the Arts, in addition to the Province of Nova Scotia. Atlantic Moves will give our presenters the tools to connect with their audience, and enhance the appreciation of dance in our communities. Learn more and get news on our Atlantic Moves program page or follow APA on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

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Showcasing Applications for 2016

Showcase submissions for Contact East 2016 are now closed. Thank you to all who have applied.

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APA Releases Strategic Plan

The APA board, staff and its members are pleased to share the 2013–2016 Strategic Plan (download PDF). Further details can be found in this news release.