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Applications Now Open for 2019 Contact East Mentor Program

July 4, 2019 | The Atlantic Presenters Association is now accepting applications for The Succession Plan (TSP), which will be delivered during the Contact East conference in Charlottetown, PEI from September 26th to 29th, 2019.

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 2019 Contact East Conference in Charlottetown, PEI. 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 Thursday, September 26th - Sunday, September 29th in Charlottetown, PEI.

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 .

How to apply:

Those interested can apply by contacting filling out the application linked below and sending it to Andrew Giguere, The application deadline is Wednesday, August 28, 2019.


General information on the TSP program is available here: