Signatories

Fuelling a vital, prosperous and connected city

The Calgary skyline drawn in sugar on a table with coffee cups
Living a Creative Life | Photo: Jason Stang

The following organizations have committed to aligning their activities in support of one or more focus areas of Living a Creative Life. This list will be updated as Calgary Arts Development is in ongoing conversations with potential signatories. Calgary Arts Development will continue to work with these signatories to determine which focus areas best align with their activities and aspirations.

Learn more about becoming a signatory to Living a Creative Life.

Current signatories to Living a Creative Life include:

ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

4th Street Festival Society
Alberta Printmakers Society
Anubhav
ArtBridges
The Alcove Centre for the Arts
Alberta Ballet
Alberta Playwrights Network
Alberta Theatre Projects
Amici String Program
Antyx Community Arts Society
Artpoint Galleries & Studios
Authentically Indigenous
Binhi ng Lahi Philippine Folk Dance Troupe
The Blue Jay Sessions
Bow Valley Music Club
BUMP Festival
Cabaret Calgary
Calgary Animated Objects Society
Calgary Boys’ Choir
Calgary Folk Music Festival
Calgary International Film Festival
Calgary Fringe 
Calgary Men’s Chorus
Calgary Opera
Calgary Performing Arts Festival
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Calgary Pride
Calgary Underground Film Festival 
Calgary Young People’s Theatre
Calgary Youth Orchestra
Canadian Academy of Mask and Puppetry
Canadian Music Centre, Prairie Region
Carifest
Casa Mexico Foundation
Carvel Creative
Chromatic Theatre
Cirque Nuit Arts Foundation
Cloudsway Dance Theatre
Contemporary Calgary
Dancers’ Studio West Society 
Decidedly Jazz Danceworks
Downstage
Ethnik Festival
Evergreen Theatre
Fire Exit Theatre
The Fem Assembly
Foothills Brass Society
filling Station
Ghost River Theatre
Glenbow
Green Fools Theatre Society
Honens
Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta University for the Arts
Inside Out Theatre
International Avenue Arts & Culture Centre
JazzYYC
Jeunesse Classique Ballet Society
Jupiter Theatre
Kantorei Choral Society
Kinkonauts
La Cité des Rocheuses
Land’s End Ensemble
Loose Moose Theatre
Loud Art Society
Lougheed House National and Provincial Historic Site
Luminous Voices Music Society
The Marda Loop Justice Film Festival
Mount Royal Conservatory
National Music Centre
New Works Calgary
nvrlnd. Arts Foundation
Old Trout Puppet Workshop
One Yellow Rabbit
The Pioneer Event Corp.
Polaris Theatre
Pre-Death Pro-Fame
ProArts Society
Quest Theatre
Revv52
Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra
Sankofa Arts and Music Foundation
Sled Island Music and Arts Festival
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
SpanicArts
Springboard Dance Collective Calgary Society
StoryBook Theatre
Stride Gallery
Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre
Tamerack Records
The Alberta Society of Artists 
The Bows
The GRAND
The New Gallery 
Theatre Calgary
Three Left Feet
Verb Theatre
Wagonstage Theatre
Way Out West Fest
Workshop Theatre Calgary
Wordfest
W.P. Puppet Theatre
Youth Singers of Calgary

ARTS SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

2C Media
Aklas Comics
Alberta Craft Council
Alberta Dance Alliance
Alberta Magazine Publishers Association
Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society
Alberta Media Production Industries Association
Alberta Music Industry Association
Alberta Potters Association
Alexandra Writers Centre Society
Allegra Chamber Orchestra
ArtsConnex
Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta
Beacon Original Art
Book Publishers Association of Alberta
Burnt Toast Studio
Calgary Allied Arts Foundation
Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers
CARFAC Alberta
Ghost Stories YYC
Hip Image
Immigrant Council for Arts Innovation
Music Calgary
Music Mile
The New Blank
Prairie Debut
Quickdraw Animation Society
Regroupement artistique francophone de l’Alberta
Ruberto Ostberg Gallery
Seconds Collective
Studio Luma
Theatre Alberta
Tooth Blackner
Visual Arts Alberta
West Anthem
Writers’ Guild of Alberta

OTHER CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

Alliance Française de Calgary
Beakerhead
CJSW 90.9 FM
CKUA Radio
cSPACE Projects
d.talks
Fuse33 Makerspace
MakeFashion
PARK (Promoting Artists, Redefining Kulture)
Structured Abstraction

CIVIC PARTNERS AND FUNDERS

Calgary Arts Development
Calgary Economic Development
Calgary Public Library
Calgary Stampede
The City of Calgary
Fort Calgary
TELUS Spark
Tourism Calgary
West Village Theatre

COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Action Dignity Society
Autism Aspergers Friendship Society of Calgary (AAFS)
Beltline Neighbourhoods Association
Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
Calgary Housing Company
create! in the East Village
Creative Aging Calgary
Crescent Heights Community Association
Genesis Centre
Paperny Family JCC
Rozsa Foundation
Southern Alberta Heritage Language Association (SAHLA)
Studio C, Prospect Human Services
Talent Pool Development Society
Women’s Centre of Calgary
YMCA Calgary
Youth Central
YYCFoodTrucks

PRIVATE SECTOR

4th Street BRZ
Absolute Dance Studio
Attainable Homes Calgary Corporation
The Attic
Bird Creatives
Blakey O’Brien Irish Dance
Brookfield Residential
Cab City
Calgary Chamber
Calgary Downtown Association
Calgary Hotel Association
Calgary Municipal Land Corporation
Chronograph Records 
Cody & Sioux
Esker Foundation
Globe Cinema
Herringer Kiss Gallery
Highline Brewery
Inglewood BRZ
International Avenue BRZ
Ironwood Stage & Grill
Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Kensington Business Improvement Area
King Eddy
MD&A Inc. Make More Creative
Montgomery BRZ
Motif Photography
Music Makers
Neveen Dominic Cosmetics
NUR Films
PCL Construction
reCreation Potentials Expressive Arts for Therapeutic Recreation
Righteous Gelato
Strategic Group
umewe Projects & Consulting
Victoria Park BRZ
Village Brewery
theYYScene

EDUCATION

Alberta University of the Arts
Calgary Arts Academy
Calgary Board of Education
Calgary Catholic School District
Junior Achievement Southern Alberta
Nickle Galleries, Libraries and Cultural Resources
University of Calgary, Creativity and Performance Committee
University of Calgary, Faculty of Arts
University of Calgary, Werklund School of Education