Calls from the community

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Calls from the community

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THE SIMINOVITCH PRIZE Call For Nominations IN DIRECTING: (Deadline: July 8, 2019)




TYPHOON playreading festival showcasing a new selection of bold new writing by playwrights of East Asian* decent from around the globe: (Deadline: June 28, 2019)

Newmarket National TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (July 22-28, 2019):

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

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


MICHAEL LANGHAM WORKSHOP FOR CLASSICAL DIRECTION offers emerging directors the opportunity to gain critical insight into mastering the art of directing classical theatre: (Application deadline: August 6, 2019)

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


Banff EMERGING WRITERS INTENSIVE (October 07 – October 14, 2019): (Deadline: July 31, 2019)

Banff MOUNTAIN AND WILDERNESS WRITING (October 25 – November 16, 2019): (Deadline: November 17, 2019)




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


Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) is always on the lookout for new works:

Dancing Sky Theatre accepts unsolicited manuscripts of full-length and original plays:

Cahoots Theatre accepts unsolicited scripts by writers and creators:

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

Chameleon Theatre Company welcomes new work by women:

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:

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

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:

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

Submit a script to Native Earth Performing Arts:

Submit your theatre project proposal to The National Arts Centre:

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

Theatre New Brunswick invites playwrights to submit scripts for future consideration for both Main Stage and Studio Theatre productions:

PLAYCONNECT – PGC’s Readings Program:

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

The Pledge Project is a searchable database that includes plays written by Canadian women:

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

Resource Centre for the Arts wants to present your play:

Submit a play to Studio 180 Theatre:

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

Teesri Duniya Theatre seeks culturally diverse and First Nation plays:

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:

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

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:

Submit a play to Urban Stages:

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

Submit a script for developmental support with Young People’s Theatre:

Submit a Posting to PWM:

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