Calls from the community

Events

FESTIVAL TRANSAMÉRIQUES (May 23 to June 7, 2018) has generously offered PWM members DISCOUNTED TICKETS. If you are a PWM Member, email communications@playwrights.ca to get a promo code.

Register to the LITERARY MANAGERS AND DRAMATURGS OF THE AMERICAS (LMDA) CONFERENCE in Toronto, ON from June 21-23, 2018
Info: lmda.org


Grants and Awards

Submissions to the 2018 TOM HENDRY AWARDS are now open
Deadline: May 16, 2018
Info: playwrightsguild.ca


Opportunities

Seeking young artists for the 2018 PAPRIKA FESTIVAL
Info: paprikafestival.com

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre seeks ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Deadline: May 16, 2018
Info: royalmtc.ca


Residencies

Apply for RESIDENCY HYPATIA-IN-THE-WOODS (Shelton, WA)  – Women in the arts, academe, and entrepreneurship may apply for a residency of from one to three weeks.
Deadline: May 15, 2018  for residencies in January, February, and March, 2019
Info: hypatiainthewoods.org


Submit a play

THE SIMON MALLETT NEW WORK PROGRAM – Have a script in progress that is bold, inclusive, and asks complex questions about the world we live in?  If so, Downstage (Calgary, AB) is interested in you and your work!
Deadline: June 1, 2018
Info: www.downstage.ca

NEW WORKS OF MERIT PLAYWRITING CONTEST – Developed to bring works of social significance to the attention of Producers and Artistic Directors.
Deadline: July 2, 2018
Info: www.newworksofmeritplaywritingcontest.com

Saint John Theatre Company’s Maritime Provinces’ PLAYWRITING COMPETITION FOR SCRIPT HAPPENS 2019
Deadline: July 3, 2018  I  Info: www.saintjohntheatrecompany.com

THE NATIONAL CREATION FUND is accepting proposals – It will invest up to $3 million a year in the development of 15 to 20 compelling and ambitious new Canadian works in theatre, dance and music
Info: nac-cna.ca


Workshops

Theatre Ontario’s (Toronto, ON) APPROACHES TO DRAMATURGY with Matt McGeachy on May 29, 2018
Info: www.theatreontario.org

ATELIER WORKSHOP SERIES: DEVELOP YOUR CRAFT with Imago Théâtre. The workshops in June 2018, led by award-winning professionals in their field, are an initiative we put forward to fundraise for ARTISTA.
Info: www.imagotheatre.ca

Theatre Ontario’s (Toronto) CREATION LAB with Donna-Michelle St. Bernard from August 12-17, 2018
Info: www.theatreontario.org


Ongoing Calls

CAHOOTS THEATRE (Toronto, ON) accepts unsolicited scripts by Canadian writers and creators.
Info: www.cahoots.ca

CANADIAN WOMEN IN THE LITERARY ARTS (CWILA) in Picton, ON is seeking writing by women, trans, genderqueer, and two-spirit Canadian writers on topics relating to literary arts.
Info: cwila.com Submit a script to Theatre

CHAMELEON THEATRE COMPANY welcomes new work by women.
Info: www.chameleontheatrephilly.com

ELAN will be developing showcases in the coming year to encourage and support artists in the performing arts who want to tour. Interested? Fill out this survey

If you are a playwright with a script to develop, get in touch with FABRICATE THEATRE.
Info: www.fabricatetheatre.com

If there is a story you want to report on, an issue that needs exploring, or an artist you believe merits a profile, get in touch with INTERMISSION
Info: www.intermissionmagazine.ca

Get involved with LADY PLAYS PODCAST, a bi-monthly podcast dramatizing new plays by women.
Info: greenroomblog.com

Submit a script to NATIVE EARTH PERFORMING ARTS (Toronto, ON)
Info: www.nativeearth.ca

Submit your theatre project proposal to THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE (Ottawa, ON).
Info: nac-cna.ca

THEATRE NEW BRUNSWICK (Fredericton, NB) invites playwrights to submit scripts for future consideration for both Main Stage and Studio Theatre productions.
Info: www.tnb.nb.ca

PLAYCONNECT – PGC’s Readings Program Funded by the Canada Council for the Arts  l  Info: www.playwrightsguild.ca

Submit plays or short stories to PLAYME, an exciting new initiative by Expect Theatre (Toronto, ON) that supports emerging and established Canadian writers, by providing a unique opportunity to produce their work in podcast format, making it accessible to audiences nationally and internationally.
Info: www.playmepodcast.com

Submit a play to PROSCENIUM JOURNAL and the third annual Proscenium Live Festival of New Work
Info: prosceniumjournal.com

RESOURCE CENTRE FOR THE ARTS (St. John’s, NL ) wants to present your play.
Info: rca.nf.ca

Submit a plat to STUDIO 180 THEATRE (Toronto, ON)
Info: studio180theatre.com

Apply to SUBLETSERIES@HERE (New York, NY). HERE provides space, equipment, box office services, and technical support.
Info: here.org

TEESRI DUNIYA THEATRE (Montreal, QC) seeks culturally diverse and First Nation plays that are politically relevant examining meaningful social and cultural questions, exploring diverse worldviews and historical events that affect our lives and our socio-cultural heritage.
Info: teesridtheatre.weebly.com

THEATRE NDG will host a monthly playreading series of original works.
Get in touch theatrendg@gmail.com. Info: theatrendg

Submit a script to THE PURPLE ROSE (Chelsea MI) dedicated to the development and production of new plays and emerging playwrights.
Info: www.purplerosetheatre.org

Love to write or have something to say? Become a contributor with THEATREARTLIFE.
Info: theatreartlife.com

Submit a play to URBAN STAGES (New York, NY).
Info: urbanstages.org

Do you have an idea for an article you would like to write for the WOMENARTS BLOG?
Info: www.womenarts.org

Submit a script for developmental support with YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE (Toronto, ON).
Info: www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca


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