Since its inception, Odyssey Showcase has celebrated diversity, and is proud to continue working and collaborating with a diverse cast of artists and crew. Looking forward to presenting exciting and innovative programming for 2021.
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Odyssey Showcase is a registered charity (Charitable Registration #849021944 RR0001) that advances education by providing information to the public and presentations on the history of culture, arts and music.
Among its other presentations, it is particularly well known for its annual joint presentation with TD Canada Trust of Canada Roars: A Musical Taste of our Canadian Heritage. This show is an evolving, educational, highly entertaining, and entirely bilingual stage production showcasing the roots and development of our Canadian musical heritage. This production highlights the power of music to educate audiences about the key social and cultural transformations that created modern-day Canada.
Our mandate is to support and present original, entertaining, bilingual educational events, featuring theatrical performance, music and the visual arts while bringing together performers and audiences from different walks of life and diverse cultures.
We focus on inspirational, historical characters and events that have contributed to the making of modern Canada.
Throughout our initiatives we place great importance on inclusivity and making our programming accessible for everyone.
Promote a greater understanding of culture, history and heritage.
Showcase the harmony and values of the Canadian experience from the drum beats and voices of the Indigenous Peoples to modern diverse representations.
Profile the historical context of Canadian music and its links to social, cultural, economic, industrial and political developments.
Heighten awareness of Canadian history and inspire a renewed sense of passion, pride and interest in our shared Canadian experience.
Generate impact extending from the stage to the classroom and beyond reaching out to all sectors of the Canadian community, having mass appeal breaking through age, gender and ethnic barriers to educate, celebrate and preserve our living history.
Board of Directors
David Davis / LL.M. Entertainment & Media Law (Southwestern Law School), JD, LL.L, B.Sc.Soc.
Jerry Friedberg, CA (CPA), BA, BCom, (Condordia University)
Tom Gussman, Ph.D Studies (UCLA), MA, BA Economics (University of British Columbia)
John Jackson, CA (CPA), BA, BCom, (Sir George Williams University (now Concordia), McGill University)