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DEADLINE EXTENDED for The Succession Plan at Contact East

August 11, 2017 | The Succession Plan (TSP) is a mentorship and peer network development program delivered by CAPACOA, for emerging and mid-career presenters and other performing arts professionals. The program seeks to strengthen core competencies, provide leadership development and equip participants with the tools and resources necessary to be active participants in the development of arts and culture in their community. The TSP includes one-on-one mentorship sessions as well as peer networking and group discussions to address current industry trends, challenges and opportunities.

We will accept seven (7) participants to The Succession Plan program at the 2017 Contact East Conference in Membertou, NS. Applicants should meet the following criteria:

•Be currently employed/working in the performing arts;

•Have a minimum of 3 years professional experience in the arts;

•Ability to attend and fully participate in Contact East from Wednesday, September 20th – Saturday, September 23rd in Membertou, NS.

There is no additional cost to take part in the TSP, however participants must be fully registered for Contact East. For any questions about registration, please contact

Those interested can apply by following the link here: Please contact Mélanie Bureau: if there are any questions concerning the TSP.

Applications can be completed online HERE, deadline to apply is Friday, September 1, 2017.

General information on the TSP program is available here:

General information on the Contact East conference is available here: