The Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) is the non-profit regional arts presenters' organization for the four Atlantic Provinces. We support the efforts of our members to enhance, promote, and facilitate diverse, high quality, live arts performances in a variety of disciplines, throughout our region as a means of integrating the arts as a vibrant and essential contributor to Atlantic Canada's quality of life.
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The Guild

Charlottetown, PE


APA Summer Festival Listing

The APA Festival Network is composed of over 30 festivals running year round. (more)

Contact East seeks summer student

Summer student position open for Contact East assistant. Application deadline Friday, May 20th. (more)

May eNews

Spring Retreat, webinar series with Ontario Presents "Strategic Planning," Contact East updates (more)

Tour Update for May 2016

Each year, APA memberís present artists that cross many disciplines of the performing arts including contemporary dance, young audience, theatre and music through our block booking process. (more)

Connect with APA during East Coast Music Week!

April 13 - 17, 2016 in Sydney, Nova Scotia. (more)

April eNews

Spring Retreat May 27th-29th, ECMW meetings, Atlantic Moves funding, #ContactEast2016 accoms, Webinar series (more)
I Want To Showcase - Multi-conference registration made simple.

Showcasing Applications for 2016

Showcase submissions for Contact East 2016 are now closed. Thank you to all who have applied.

Contact East 2016

Contact East 2016

Contact East will be hosted in Saint John, NB from September 22–25, 2016! Visit, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter for the latest updates!

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Get the latest Atlantic Presenters Association, Contact East and Atlantic Moves news delivered right to your inbox by subscribing to the APA E-News.

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Atlantic Moves

The APA's Atlantic Moves project is funded jointly by the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Canada Council for the Arts, in addition to the Province of Nova Scotia. Atlantic Moves will give our presenters the tools to connect with their audience, and enhance the appreciation of dance in our communities. Learn more and get news on our Atlantic Moves program page or follow APA on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

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APA Releases Strategic Plan

The APA board, staff and its members are pleased to share the 2013Ė2016 Strategic Plan (download PDF). Further details can be found in this news release.