Effective January 14, Oakville is under a stay-at-home order as part of the second provincial emergency due to COVID-19. Other restrictions are in effect and we must all follow public health guidelines. The town is reviewing the provincial declaration and will post any service impacts as soon as possible.
The Corporation of the Town of Oakville’s (town) Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts (OCPA) will ensure that a balance of community and curated professional programming is offered to create a service-oriented, community–based, financially sustainable operation while responding to the town’s commitment to supporting the performing arts.
The OCPA, in its planning and daily operations, shall abide by all relevant municipal, provincial and federal legislative requirements.
The town is committed to supporting the performing arts through community rentals and the presentation of touring professional artists. Culture is one of the pillars of community sustainability and enhances community living.
This policy applies to all clients including individual artists, touring companies, rental clients (licensees) and members of the OCPA audience, in accordance with the required licence agreement to the satisfaction of the theatre management, and applicable OCPA procedures.
Policy Number: MS-REC-002
Section: Municipal Services
Sub-Section: Recreation Services
Author: Recreation and Culture Department - Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
Effective Date: 2009 Nov 02
Review by Date: 2021
Last Modified: 2016 Jun 27
Standard Rental (License) Agreement
Theatre Booking procedures
Ontario Performing Arts Presenting Network Standards and Best Practices
Safety Guidelines for the Live Performance Industry in Ontario, Ministry of Labour
Cultural Human Resources Council Chart of Competencies for the Performing Arts
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Canadian Arts Presenting Association standards