Breakfast: Sponsored by Prologue to the Performing Arts

Saturday, September 15, 2018
7:30am to 9:00am
Holiday Inn, The Royal Henley Ballroom

Wake up with Prologue to the Performing Arts for an engaging and interactive breakfast discussion on developing and supporting performing arts experiences for young people in Northern and rural communities in Ontario.

Involving panelists with experience in producing and performing in Northern and rural communities, attendees will explore: ways of sustaining a vibrant performing arts sector; connecting artists with the resources and tools they need to tour; and exploring new ways to network and partner with like-minded organizations across Ontario.

Panel discussion will feature:
  • Noora Sagarwala, Touring and Audience Development Officer, Ontario Arts Council (Moderator)
  • Wendy Fairburn, General Manager, Orillia Opera House/SPARC Steering Committee (Panelist) 
  • Fana Soro, Musician, Dancer & Educator; Prologue Artist (Panelist) 
  • Other panelists TBA 
Discussion will be followed by a performance of Yamo Yamo! Greetings from West Africa! - performed by Prologue artist and percussionist, Fana Soro.

Join Prologue for a tasty and nutritious breakfast as we unwrap some of these topics!

All conference delegates welcome. Please RSVP via Eventbrite. If you have registered for the conference and have not received an Eventbrite invitation for this event please email


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