We create community by producing relevant, high-quality contemporary theatre; by playing a national leadership role in the development and creation of new Canadian plays; and by bringing audience and artists together in an exchange around the work.
It’s no secret that marginalized youth have a higher chance of getting wrapped up in dangerous activities, such as drug use, teen pregnancy, gangs and crime. Engaging youth in the arts builds community connections and empowers them to become agents of social change.
We bring art, conversation and joy to long-term and palliative patients by transforming sterile hospital rooms and treatment areas into places of greater comfort and hope.
Music, theatre, and dance. This is Arts Commons. But visual arts, education, weddings, comedy, film, and National Geographic Live? Yes, that is Arts Commons too. Today, we are more than just performing arts. Arts Commons has a little bit of this and that. Which means it has something for you.
Picture yourself with your favorite people in your favorite places. Now imagine life without those things because of factors beyond your control. This is what people with Autism experience every day and what we aim to change.
Imagine a three-storey fire-breathing octopus made out of bake tins or a forty foot steampunk rocketship that you can climb and explore. That's Beakerhead - a Canadian charity whose mandate is to advance education at the crossroads of art, science and engineering.
We offer training and support to build the capacity of youth and young adults, between the ages of 18 and 30, by supporting their leadership roles in building strong, resilient communities.
We provide education, engagement and research opportunities to enhance and expand Calgarians' capacity for responsible, well-informed, effective global citizenship. Our work recognizes the interconnectedness of local and global issues and their impact on the well-being of our communities.
A youth music education organization primarily focused on preserving and promoting the Canadian heritage and art of folk fiddling. We develop leadership, confidence, discipline and time management, and expose youth ages 7-18 with local, provincial, national and international performance experiences.
Over 3,700 performances involving 10,000 amateur performers makes the Calgary Performing Arts Festival (formerly the Kiwanis Festival) one of North America's largest! The Festival gives performers a unique opportunity to receive feedback from arts professionals and learn from their peers.