APT (ARTIST PRODUCER TRAINING)

The 2017-2018 cohort of the Artist Producer Training program (top to bottom, left to right): Rehaset, Keshia Palm, Scott Emerson Moyle, Sabah Haque, Susanna Fournier, Ryan G. Hinds, Cynthia Hicks and Matt Slaman.

The 2017-2018 cohort of the Artist Producer Training program (top to bottom, left to right): Rehaset, Keshia Palm, Scott Emerson Moyle, Sabah Haque, Susanna Fournier, Ryan G. Hinds, Cynthia Hicks and Matt Slaman.

We asked our participants "What did you get from being part of the APT program?" Here's what they said.

APT Goals

We aim to train artists, producers, and artist/producers of independent theatre. Graduates will create and implement projects and budgets that have the goal of paying a better wage to artists, gain skills to sustain a career in the arts, and improve the overall health of the theatre ecology.

Some of our graduates become ‘guns-for-hire’, working on a contract-by-contract basis on the one-off shows that drive independent performance, while others bring these new skills to creating and producing their own work. Everyone learns entrepreneurial and innovation-based strategies that seek to adequately compensate artists and producers.

Call for Submissions for the APT program go out once a year in the spring. Best way to stay in the loop is to join our mailing list

Curious about what our APs are learning?

Meet our third class of Artist Producers

APT field trip to The Riser Project (April 2016) at the Theatre Centre to see some shows and talk about Why Not Theatre's innovative new producing model.  Left to Right (Standing): MoP Evaluator Sherri Helwig, Troy De Four, Sehar Bhojani, Rose Hopkins, Generator ED Michael Wheeler, Andrea Scott, Why Not's Artistic Director Ravi Jain, Why Not's Associate Producer Kelly Read.  (Crouched) Kevin Wong, Generator's Dir. of Comm. Katie Leamen, Taliesin McEnaney, Why Not's Artistic Producer Owais Lightwala.

APT field trip to The Riser Project (April 2016) at the Theatre Centre to see some shows and talk about Why Not Theatre's innovative new producing model.  Left to Right (Standing): MoP Evaluator Sherri Helwig, Troy De Four, Sehar Bhojani, Rose Hopkins, Generator ED Michael Wheeler, Andrea Scott, Why Not's Artistic Director Ravi Jain, Why Not's Associate Producer Kelly Read.  (Crouched) Kevin Wong, Generator's Dir. of Comm. Katie Leamen, Taliesin McEnaney, Why Not's Artistic Producer Owais Lightwala.

Planning out critical paths for producers

Planning out critical paths for producers

   Final Eval for Stage 1 - APT JEOPARDY!  "I'll take Grant Writing for $500, Alex"

   Final Eval for Stage 1 - APT JEOPARDY!  "I'll take Grant Writing for $500, Alex"

APT Graduates