The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announces the upcoming INDIE X on Saturday April 8, 2017 at 918 Bathurst.


The INDIE X brings together independent theatre, dance, and opera artists, arts managers, producers and companies in a spirit of collaboration to build strong networks between emerging and established members of the performing arts community.


Keynote speaker Marjorie Chan, Artistic Director of Cahoots Theatre, kicks off this year’s INDIE X. The Keynote will be followed by four interactive panels:

Interdisciplinary: Get FANCY!, examining the collaborative elements that go into interdisciplinary work

Write? Produce? Establish your own company?, find out what it takes to self-produce from expert dramaturges and playwrights

Budgeting 101, make budgeting fun and effective with a crash course in the essentials

DIY Marketing for Indie Artists, how to create a successful brand to help develop and support new audiences

New at INDIE X this year!

Speed IDEAting, an opportunity for creative minds to meet, share, and learn from others in the arts community through speedy 2 minute discussions. Fast-paced, creative minds, thought provoking talks. When was the last time you were on a date that good?

• Participants will be able download the INDIE X Producer’s Toolkit that provides a range of practical resources including: contract & budget templates, marketing tips and a range of equipment providers.

The Agora, a Connections Forum, which offers participants a chance to chat with representatives from various cultural and government organizations, along with independent business owners and services.

INDIE X closes with a cocktail reception Cinq à Sept generously supported by Big Rock Brew Pub. Enjoy $4 drinks and a room filled with Indie artists from across Toronto. Come learn, network, and be inspired at the 2017 INDIE X

Conference Registration:

Online General Admission with lunch: $29.66 (incl. service fee & HST)
Online General Admission without lunch: $16.10 (incl. service fee & HST)
Same Day Registration at venue: $28.25 (incl. HST) cash only

Full schedule available at:  TAPA
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