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Call for Board Members

The Paprika Theatre Festival (the “Festival”) is looking for volunteers interested in joining the Board of Directors (the “Board”). We seek people who love theatre and are committed to helping young artists develop their craft within a supportive, inclusive and empowering environment.

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Applications Now Open for 20th Annual Paprika Festival

Want to be a part of a community of young and emerging artists? See your ideas come to life with the 20th annual Paprika Festival! 

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In Solidarity

My name “Kanika Shani” means “marvelous black cloth” in Swahili. My father, born and raised in Dominica, picked it from a book of African names; their origins and meanings. Everything about my upbringing was to deliberately immerse me in black culture and history from the very beginning of my life. This includes all of the hard stuff. Over my childhood, I must have watched hundreds of videos about slavery, the civil rights movement, Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X. I read about our Canadian and Caribbean black heroes and did presentations at school about Mary Ann Shad, Lincoln Alexander and Sojourner Truth. This work of my life brought a weight that I have carried with me my entire life.

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An Update on Paprika Festival and COVID-19

Hello friends and community members,

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An Update on Paprika Festival and COVID-19 – March 15

Re: An Update on Paprika Festival and COVID-19

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Announcing Paprika’s 19/20 Participants

We're thrilled to welcome a new cohort of young and emerging artists into Paprika's programs for the 19/20 season! This year many of our programs have expanded, and we introduced the Design Lab to offer training and mentorship to young and emerging sound and lighting designers. Also new this year: we expand our reach as we welcome two out-of-province participants who are based in Quebec and Newfoundland & Labrador.

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Call for Participants for the 19th Annual Paprika Festival!

Want to be a part of a community of young and emerging artists? See your ideas come to life with the 19th annual Paprika Festival! 

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Artistic Producer Announcement

ANNOUNCING PAPRIKA’S NEXT ARTISTIC PRODUCER - KANIKA AMBROSE

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Paprika Festival 2019 Programming

Paprika Festival, recognized as one of the most critical launching pads in Toronto’s theatre ecology for young and emerging artists, is thrilled to announce its lineup for the 18th annual Festival opening May 20th at Native Earth Performing Earth. Featuring over 20 young and emerging artists, Paprika Festival continues to offer an unparalleled look into the future of Toronto theatre with this year’s artists staging works of resilience and protest.

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Job Posting: Artistic Producer

Date Posted: December 18, 2018Application Deadline: February 1, 2019Start Date: March 1, 2019Salary: $11,500 plus an additional $500 for the  training periodProvince: OntarioRegion: Metro Toronto AreaCity: TorontoTerm: Contract, Part-time

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