Distinguishing Features of Theatres in the 21st Century

Traditional or old-fashioned theatres did not have all the fancy equipment and resources that modern theatres enjoy. Technology has helped to shape the modern theatre into something entirely different from what it was centuries ago. There are a few key features that distinguish old-fashioned theatres from the modern theatre that we are more familiar with today. Advanced Lighting and Sound Systems Theatre productions utilize computer-operated lights and sound systems that help to create the setting for the production. The lights can illuminate objects or characters on stage. Music is more effective than ever before at manipulating the emotions of the …

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Why Cultural Activities Form an Important Part of Canadian Society

Culture plays an important role in every society. Cultural activities help people to express themselves as they tell their stories, celebrate, and reminisce about past events. Creative expression helps people to see the world from different perspectives. Cultural Centres and Activities Stimulate the Economy Cultural centres, events, and activities contribute to the Canadian economy. It forms a foundational part of Canada’s cultural heritage. In 2010, this sector added nearly $22 billion to Ontario’s GDP alone. In the process, this created more than 270,000 jobs in the sector for Ontario in 2010. The province is a cultural hotspot for most people …

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