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The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is pleased to announce a new partnership that will enhance the TAPA Trade Series for all members.

TAPA and Camp Tech are collaborating to bring TAPA members a myriad of new professional development opportunities, expanding the TAPA Trade Series for the 2015-16 season. TAPA members will receive a 25% discount on all 75 workshops hosted by Camp Tech's highly skilled instructors. Voted among the top ten computer, web and tech classes in Toronto by BlogTO, Camp Tech provides workshops on a number of topics: WordPress for Beginners, SEO: How to Drive More Traffic to Your Website, The Business of Blogging, E-mail Marketing, Google Analytics, HTML and CSS, Social Media Basics and Advanced, and Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.

“In the world of ever-changing technology, TAPA is committed to providing innovative tools; particularly those that pro-actively assist members in successfully responding to change”, says TAPA Executive Director, Jacoba Knaapen.  The TAPA Trade Series features ongoing professional development sessions and networking opportunities encompassing a broad range of topics that have been created specifically for TAPA members.

Founded in August 2012, Camp Tech facilitates approximately  200 public workshops a year in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Kitchener-Waterloo. Offering half- and full-day in-person workshops for adults who want to learn web and digital skills, Camp Tech strives to create a welcoming environment for those who are hesitant around technology. Camp Tech emphasizes skills that can be put into practice right away while having a good time. This isn’t stuffy corporate-style training!

“As a former arts administrator, I know these fun and practical workshops are perfect for TAPA members. I’m excited to partner with TAPA to bring tech skills to the arts organizations I love”, says Avery Swartz, founder and CEO of Camp Tech.

As of October 5, TAPA members simply enter the designated promo code on the checkout page and will automatically receive a 25% discount. Sign up today and take your skills to the next level.


Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is an arts service organization, with a membership of 189 professional theatre, dance and opera companies in Toronto that reflect Toronto‘s diversity. Programs and services provided by TAPA include: T.O. TIX - Toronto's One-Stop Ticket Shop at Yonge-Dundas Square and online at; The Dora Mavor Moore Awards, SpaceFinder, hipTIX, offering $5 tickets to students between the ages of 14 and 29; citySPECIAL; the Commercial Theatre Development Fund; the Travel Retreat Initiatives Program – TRIP, and Toronto's Official Theatre Guide.. For more information visit and

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