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The Importance of Adaptability & Openness

As the Research Assistant on the TENT project, I (Victoria Webb, Honours BBA Marketing Management) engage in initiatives to learn and gain new experiences. By keeping an open mind, I know when I need to apply a business or artistic mindset; doing so allows me generate new perspectives that help ideas flow and help me…
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Five Tips on How to Stay On Top of Work & School

When I first became a part of the TENT team, there was a bit of a transition period. I was working three jobs, and I was in school for half the week. In the span of seven days, I aged about fifty years. I’m here to share some little tips that helped me get through…
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Inspiring the Domino Effect by Karly-Anna O'Brien

Inspiring the Domino Effect

Karly-Anna O’Brien is inspiring a domino effect by teaching emerging theatre producers about entrepreneurialism.

How to Write a Creative Blog Post for Business

How to Write a Creative Blog Post for Business

As lead Copy Writer of the TENT project, Brittany German (BA Creative Writing and Publishing) strives to create unique and engaging blog posts to disseminate the project’s success. Keeping in tune with the project’s goals, Brittany endeavours to pool together the highlights of both business and art. Here are the steps she follows to begin…
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The Importance of an Online Presence

The Importance of an Online Presence

Jacquelyn Ferguson shares how her industry and research experience has helped her understand the importance of an engaging online presence.

We're Hiring: Videographers

Videographers (Part-Time, Contract)

We’re looking to hire 2-3 videographers to produce short videos for social media that highlight research impact and student achievements.

A Persona of Victoria Webb

The Art of Persona

Persona is a simple tool used to stimulate divergent thinking. One of many CPS applications, it has been another successful implication into the TENT project.
Brittany German (BA, Creative Writing & Publishing) and Victoria Webb (BA, Business Administration and Marketing) teamed up to show how you can use a Persona to better understand a target market.

Creative Problem Solving at CAFF

Wagons Loaded, We Headed West Who doesn’t love a road trip? The mere suggestion invokes the idea of an adventure: discoveries to be unearthed, friendships formed, strengthened, deepened. All of this is exactly what happened when we took our Mobilizing Social Innovation to Train the Next Generation of Theatre Entrepreneurs (TENT for short) project on…
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Alexadanra Simpson, Brandon McFarlane, Christopher Hedrick, Allan Turner. Photo by Kate Dockeray.

New Opportunities for Toronto’s Artists

Over the summer, two teams of Sheridan researchers visited Breakthroughs Film Festivals and the Toronto Fringe Festival to study rising challenges in Toronto’s arts sector. Brandon McFarlane (Professor of Creativity and Creative Thinking), Sheridan researchers, and community partners are now making cultural and professional development opportunities more accessible to the next generation of arts leaders…
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