Fostering resilience through adaptation
The ongoing uncertainty around the lifting of health and safety restrictions across the country, paired with the uncertainty of the timing around the availability of a vaccine, continue to create challenging conditions for performing arts organizations. According to the recent Arts Tracking Survey undertaken by Business for the Arts in collaboration with the NAC, one in four Canadian culture-goers plans to return to indoor performance as soon as it is allowed.
For venues, this means being agile and adaptable in developing new processes and procedures to allow the show to go on in the safest way possible.
Below are three case studies developed by the NAC’s production department for different types of performances taking place in a pandemic response environment.