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Foresight & Insight

The Digital Stage


Canadian Opera Company
National Ballet

Scope of Work

  • Internal and External Interviews
  • Environmental Scan
  • Horizon Scan
  • Recommendations
  • Report
  • Presentation of Results
  • Symposium

We engaged on the Digital Stage project with a consortium of major performing arts organizations. This project sought to understand the implications and applications of digital technologies, from both an audience engagement and an artistic/production perspective, in order to develop a new strategic and future-based framework for the performing arts in Canada. It is essential to understand, explore and proactively adopt new and emerging technologies to ensure the long-term viability of the institutions and the sector at large to remain relevant in a rapidly changing market. 

By conducting an environmental and horizon scan to understand best practices and cross-pollination, identify challenges and barriers, and determine key digital technologies that can best support the performing arts, the Digital Stage seeks to create a new paradigm for the sector in Canada through deep and sustained collaboration and engagement with all relevant stakeholders. 

To see the full environmental scan report, click here.

To see the full horizon scan, click here.

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