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Applications Now Open for 21st Annual Paprika Festival

Want to join a community of young and emerging artists making new work? See your ideas come to life with the 21st annual Paprika Festival!

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New Executive Leadership and Full Listings for the 20th Anniversary Paprika Festival

Toronto, ON. (May 17, 2021) – The Paprika Theatre Festival Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Dickson as Paprika’s new General Manager effective immediately, and Keshia Palm as Paprika’s incoming Artistic Producer effective June 14. Reporting to the Board, Dickson and Palm will work jointly to lead a staff of emerging arts leaders to facilitate programming for the next generation of artists. They join the Paprika Festival following the previously announced planned departures of GM Daniel Carter, and AP Kanika Ambrose.

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We are Hiring a Communications Manager!

Paprika Festival is looking for a Communications Manager to join our team!

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Announcing the 20th Anniversary Paprika Festival

Celebrating 20 Years of the Paprika Theatre Festival and forging a path for the future of performance by embracing digital platforms

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Call for Submissions: Rose’s Buds

Deadline to apply: Friday, February 26, 2021

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Kanika Ambrose to step down as Artistic Producer

It is with proud but heavy hearts that the Board of Directors announces that Kanika Ambrose will end her tenure as Artistic Producer of Paprika Festival in July 2021.

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Call for Submissions: COSMOCABARET

Thespo (India) and the Paprika Festival (Canada), in association with the Social Distancing Festival, are looking for emerging artists aged 16-25 to participate in the COSMOCABARET: a live-streamed international cabaret showcase! This collaborative creation process will take place over 5 weeks and culminate in 2 virtual performances on March 20 & 21, 2021. 

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Daniel Carter to step down as General Manager of Paprika Festival

After three years with Paprika Festival, Daniel Carter will be stepping down from his position as General Manager effective April 2021.

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Hiring a New General Manager

Paprika Festival is looking for a General Manager to join our team!

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Announcing the 2020/21 Paprika Participants

Paprika Festival is thrilled to announce its new cohort of participants for the 2020/21 year! Over 20 young and emerging artists will join our training programs, led by some of the industry’s most exciting artists, to learn, create, and share new work in the 20th Paprika Festival this Spring at Theatre Passe Muraille. 

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