Cultural Access Pass members step into the best of Canada’s performing arts


Over the past five years, new Canadian citizens have been mesmerized by theatre and opera, live dance, and film, and have attended  some of the best local arts and culture events across the country as part of the ICC’s Cultural Access Pass (CAP) program. This year, in celebration of their 50th season, Theatre Calgary has generously committed to offering CAP members a minimum of 1000 complimentary tickets to some of their premier performances. This represents a remarkable opportunity for new Canadians living in Calgary to be engaged in arts and culture through  performing arts.

“A gift of this size demonstrates Theatre Calgary’s commitment to inclusion,” said ICC CEO Charlie Foran. “We value the opportunity to add a performing arts dimension to CAP members’ cultural experiences during their first year of citizenship through partnerships like this one.”

We are pleased to have worked with over 25 performing arts institutions across Canada including Canadian Opera Company, Arts Commons, Tafelmusik, Hart House, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, REEL Canada, Pacific Opera, and more, to provide unique cultural experiences to CAP members. These partnerships not only offer CAP members complimentary tickets; they also give them a chance to connect with each other, meet new people, and often get a behind-the-scenes tour. We look forward to continuing to grow CAP and finding innovative ways to engage new Canadian citizens through the performing arts.

About the Cultural Access Pass (CAP)

CAP is the only program of its kind in the world. It offers new Canadian citizens a chance to explore, travel, and discover Canada during their first year of citizenship. CAP provides members with free admission to more than 1,300 of Canada’s premier cultural attractions and discounts on travel in addition to performing arts opportunities. To find out more about joining CAP, contact



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