We are honoured to live and work on the ancestral and unceded territories of several Indigenous peoples:
the Mi’kmaq, Wəlastəkwiyik, Passamaquoddy, Beothuk, Inuit of Nunatsiavut and NunatuKavut and the Innu of Nitassinan.

FEBRUARY 24–26, 2023, Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia

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ATLANTIC PRESENTERS ASSOCIATION What we do

The Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) is the non-profit regional performing arts presenters’ organization for the four Atlantic Provinces.

Respectful Events & Spaces

We, the Atlantic Presenters Asscociation (members, board and staff), and the event attendees, agree that by being here we commit to contributing to a space that is accessible and free from oppression, harassment, and discrimination. At this gathering, we will treat ourselves and each other with respect and dignity, regardless of age, race, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religion and all our other diverse identities. We will not tolerate any acts of racism, white supremacy, sexism, heterosexism and cissexism, homophobia / queerphobia and transphobia, sizeism, ableism, ageism, or physical and sexual violence and harassment. 

Shiftchange

Atlantic Canada's only Performing Arts Festival Conference.
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Atlantic Moves

Curatorial development for contemporary dance presenters, audience development for their communities and the presentation of Canadian dance artists.
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Contact East

Contact East is our hallmark event and Atlantic Canada's premiere performing arts booking conference.
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Membership

The Atlantic Presenters Association offers programs that are valuable to our members and to the betterment of the field.
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A SELECTION FROM OUR Membership Directory

Ship’s Company Theatre

Parrsboro, NS

Ship’s Company Theatre

Parrsboro, NS

Ship’s Company Theatre is a professional theatre company located in the coastal community of Parrsboro/Awokun, Nova Scotia/Mi’kma’ki, Canada. Now celebrating its 38th season, Ship’s Company Theatre is a prime centre for the production and development of Canadian and Atlantic Canadian theatre serving a local, regional, and tourist audience. Our seasons annually include one or two Mainstage plays, a Second Stage play, a Kid’s Stage production, our Concert Series, and Youth Theatre Camps.

Richie Wilcox, Artistic Director
PO Box 275 18 Lower Main St. Parrsboro, NS B0M 1S0 Canada

Larlee Creek Hullabaloo

Kilburn, NB

Larlee Creek Hullabaloo

Kilburn, NB

Held in Perth-Andover, NB, and known as the “Little Festival that Could,” the Larlee Creek Hullabaloo brings together some of the best talent the East Coast of Canada and beyond has to offer, for one weekend of pure musical bliss.

The Larlee Creek Hullabaloo is known for its genre-rich lineup, collaborative performances, and the downhome hospitality we show our audience and the artists who are our festival.

Heidi Baird
12260 Route 105 Kilburn, NB E7H 3X6 Canada

Deep Roots Music Festival

Wolfville, NS

Deep Roots Music Festival

Wolfville, NS

Set in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, the Canadian Deep Roots Music Festival is an annual September event enjoyed by music lovers of all ages. With this picturesque university town and its beautiful natural surroundings as the backdrop, the Canadian Deep Roots Music Festival brings together some of the finest folk and roots singers, songwriters and musicians in the world for a weekend of concerts, workshops and celebration.

Peter Mowat
466A Main Street Wolfville, NS B4P 1E2 Canada

Gander Arts & Culture Centre

Gander, NL

Gander Arts & Culture Centre

Gander, NL
Brian Dove
155 Airport Boulevard Gander, NL A1V 1K6 Canada

Cloggeroo – the Island Folk Festival

Montague, PE

Cloggeroo – the Island Folk Festival

Montague, PE
Kathleen Flanagan, Chair
P.O. Box 937 Montague, PE C0A1R0 Canada

Antigonish Performing Arts Series

Antigonish, NS

Antigonish Performing Arts Series

Antigonish, NS
Michael Steinitz
Dept of Physics, P.O. Box 5000 Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5 Canada

Corner Brook Arts & Culture

Corner Brook, NL

Corner Brook Arts & Culture

Corner Brook, NL
Krista Hansen-Robitshek, Manager
P.O. Box 100 University Drive Corner Brook, NL A2H 6C3 Canada

Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre

Tatamagouche, NS

Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre

Tatamagouche, NS

The Creamery Square Arts Society is a nonprofit organization that manages the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre, a performing arts venue in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. Home of live entertainment, visual art, and community events, the Grace features a 170-seat auditorium and gallery exhibition space. We feature year-round performances by local and internationally-acclaimed musicians, artists, and thespians.

Fred Maybee, Operations Manager
31 Creamery Road PO Box 402 Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0 Canada

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