Calls from the community

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Calls from the community

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AWARDS, COMPETITIONS, & GRANTS

THE INTERNATIONAL BLUE INK PLAYWRITING AWARD seeks submissions of original, unpublished full-length plays: americanbluestheater.com Deadline: August 31, 2019.

THE ECD RESIDENCY GRANT gives an artist or dramaturg, who self-identifies as being early in their career, to assist a mentor dramaturg in a professional setting: lmda.org (Deadline: August 31, 2019)

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre seeks proposals for the RHUBARB FESTIVAL (FEBRUARY 12 – 22, 2020): buddiesinbadtimes.com (Deadline: September 3, 2019)

Infinithéâtre’s annual playwriting competition Write-On-Q! 2019: www.infinitheatre.com (Deadline : September 3, 2019)

Do you know a talented emerging director who deserves to be recognized? Nominate them for the JOHN HIRSCH PRIZE: canadacouncil.ca (Deadline: October 1, 2019)

THE ELLEN ROSS STUART “OPENING DOORS” AWARDS for emerging writers in their twenties: ontarioartsfoundation.on.ca (Deadline: October 1, 2019)

Langham Court Theatre calls on playwrights worldwide to submit plays to our second annual 2020 RISK THEATRE MODERN TRAGEDY COMPETITION: risktheatre.com (Deadline: June 1, 2020)


FESTIVALS & EVENTS

TOKYO TOKYO FESTIVAL: OVERSEAS ARTISTIC PRACTICE, ARTS COUNCIL TOKYO: www.artscouncil-tokyo (Deadline: August 31, 2019)

Seeking proposals for the 2020 RHUBARB FESTIVAL ( February 12-22): buddiesinbadtimes.com (Deadline: September 6, 2019)

Centaur Theatre’s WILDSIDE FESTIVAL: centaurtheatre.com (Deadline: September 15, 2019)

PAPRIKA FESTIVAL CALL FOR 2020 PRODUCTIONS: paprikafestival.com (Deadline: September 30, 2019)

Upintheair Theatre is now accepting applications for the 2020 rEvolver Festival (MAY 20 – MAY 31, 2020): www.upintheairtheatre.com Deadline: October 1, 2019

COMMUNICATING THE ARTS MONTREAL: INCLUSIVITY, EMPATHY AND WELL-BEING conference (October 8 to 10, 2019): pact.ca

INTERNATIONAL PERFORMING ARTS CONFERENCES in Austria, Laubegg Castle on December 16-20, 2019: www.performingartconference.com


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Eccentric Clowning Workshop With Iman Lizarazu on September 19 & 20, 2019: www.facebook.com (Limited space)

2019/20 RBC Emerging Playwrights Program is open to all Atlantic Canadian emerging playwrights: www.easternfronttheatre.com (Deadline: September 15, 2019)

Paprika Festival: THE PAPRIKA PLAYWRIGHTS UNIT focuses on the process of developing a script for the stage: paprikafestival.com (Deadline: September 30, 2019)

Paprika Festival: TD CREATOR’S UNIT for individual artists interested in collective creation and performance: paprikafestival.com (Deadline: September 30, 2019)

Paprika Festival: INDIGENOUS ARTS PROGRAM provides personalized, flexible training and support to young Indigenous performing artists: paprikafestival.com (Deadline: September 30, 2019)

RISER is intended to provide more opportunity for artists to take on risks in producing their work: riserproject.org

 


RESIDENCY & RETREATS

BANFF MOUNTAIN AND WILDERNESS WRITING (October 25 – November 16, 2019): www.banffcentre.ca (Deadline: November 17, 2019)

BANFF PLAYWRIGHTS LAB (April 14 – May 03, 2020): www.banffcentre.ca (Deadline: September 11, 2019)

Realwheels theatre in Vancouver is looking for a playwright to participate in a season-long residency starting in 2020: realwheels.ca (Deadline: September 15, 2019)


SUBMIT A PLAY

PROJECTS FOR CHINA: The Chinese production, distribution and touring company Grand Boat Culture is currently seeking Art Projects: suivi.lnk01.com (Deadline: September 15, 2019)

READ MY PLAY, a free Script Exchange Service for Playwrights: www.readmyplay.com

Understorey Magazine is currently accepting submissions for ISSUE 16: DIVERSE STORIES OF WOMEN ON STAGE: understoreymagazine.ca


ONGOING CALLS

Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) is always on the lookout for new works: www.blacktheatreworkshop.ca

Dancing Sky Theatre accepts unsolicited manuscripts of full-length and original plays: www.dancingskytheatre.com

Cahoots Theatre accepts unsolicited scripts by writers and creators: www.cahoots.ca

Canadian Women in The Literary Arts (CWILA) seeks writing by women, trans, genderqueer, and two-spirit writers on topics relating to literary arts: cwila.com

Chameleon Theatre Company welcomes new work by women: 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. Fill out this survey

If you are a playwright with a script to develop, get in touch with Fabricate Theatre: www.fabricatetheatre.com

Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) produces a subscription season of six full-length plays in English for adult audiences: www.gctc.ca

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: www.intermissionmagazine.ca

Get involved with Lady Plays Podcast, a bi-monthly podcast dramatizing new plays by women: greenroomblog.com

Submit a script to Native Earth Performing Arts: www.nativeearth.ca

Submit your theatre project proposal to The National Arts Centre: nac-cna.ca

The National Creation Fund is accepting proposals of compelling and ambitious new Canadian works in theatre, dance and music: nac-cna.ca

Theatre New Brunswick invites playwrights to submit scripts for future consideration for both Main Stage and Studio Theatre productions: www.tnb.nb.ca

PLAYCONNECT – PGC’s Readings Program: www.playwrightsguild.ca

Submit plays or short stories to Playme Podcast for a unique opportunity to produce your work in podcast format: www.playmepodcast.com

The Pledge Project is a searchable database that includes plays written by Canadian women: www.pledgeproject.ca

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

Resource Centre for the Arts wants to present your play: rca.nf.ca

Submit a play to Studio 180 Theatre: studio180theatre.com

Apply to SUBLETSERIES@HERE for a chance to receive space, equipment, box office services, and technical support: here.org

Teesri Duniya Theatre seeks culturally diverse and First Nation plays: teesridtheatre.weebly.com

Theatre NDG will host a monthly playreading series of original works: theatrendg

Submit a script to The Purple Rose – dedicated to the development and production of new plays and emerging playwrights: www.purplerosetheatre.org

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

Theatre Times is a rapidly expanding global theatre portal. If you’re passionate about world theatre, consider joining their team as Regional Editors, Managing Editors, Bloggers, or Editorial Assistants: thetheatretimes.com

Submit a play to Urban Stages: urbanstages.org

Do you have an idea for an article you would like to write for the Women Arts Blog? www.womenarts.org

Submit a script for developmental support with Young People’s Theatre: www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca


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