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.
September 22–25, 2022, Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia
ShiftChange 2022 is moving online! February 23-24 & March 2-3
The Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) is the non-profit regional performing arts presenters’ organization for the four Atlantic Provinces.
The APA is dedicated to providing space that is accessible and free from oppression, harassment, and discrimination. At our gatherings, we will treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of age, race, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion and all our other diverse identities.
Every year, Acadia University presents and hosts an amazing variety of cultural and arts events. Included are concerts in a broad range of musical styles, classical and contemporary theatre, stimulating literary events and lectures, unique exhibitions of art, and the Acadia Performing Arts Series. Whether the artists already have an international reputation or if they are developing stars of tomorrow, they are delighted to have the community participate and share their work. There are choices here for every taste and budget. We invite you to look over the selection and mark your calendar today!
The beautiful Imperial Theatre is one of Canada’s oldest and works as a seasonal presenter (Sept to May) & a successful roadhouse stage. We have an 842-seat house and can accommodate small, intimate shows to big, broadway theatre and everything in between.
Tracadie community Centre serves a number of communities in rural eastern P.E.I. There is a longstanding Lions Club, a thriving Seniors group, exercise classes, card parties , semi-annual dinner theatres and special events such as dances, weddings,musical performances etc… The center has been renovated and updated in 2014 and boasts a large well-equipped kitchen.
The Clarenville Event Centre is a multi-use building designed to meet the region’s requirements for sports and recreation, active living, community meetings, gatherings and events.
In addition to offering an ice surface for general skating, figure skating and hockey, the event centre includes an indoor walking track. The theatre will offer an appropriate setting for arts events, lectures or seminars. This multi-use facility will also enhance the region’s ability to host conferences and conventions.
The event centre is a positive investment in healthy living and regional growth and development, adding substantially to the sustainability of the region and enhancing the quality of life for people in the area.
The Florence Simmons Performance Hall is a theatre situated on the campus of Holland College. Our mandate is to bring in entertainment that not only reaches out to the general public but can also be educational experience to the performing arts students at the college.
The Carleton North Theatre in Florenceville-Bristol, NB plays host to the performances presented by the Carleton-Victoria Arts Council. Located along the scenic St. John River valley in rural western New Brunswick, area residents from several small communities from Perth-Andover to Woodstock and beyond enjoy the intimate setting of this soft-seat venue. Approximately 400 seats are contained in twelve rows with centre, left and right sections.
The Carleton-Victoria Arts Council was honoured to receive the Community Presenter’s Award at Contact East 2007. This award recognizes excellence and achievement by a volunteer organization to present touring performances, commitment to excellence in programming and contribution to community life.
The first show presented by the CVAC was by the Canadian Brass in 1979. We are proud to maintain the long-standing tradition of presenting professional Canadian and international artists to local audiences. The continued success of the Carleton-Victoria Arts Council pays homage to the vision, hard work and dedication of the early committees.