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-St John’s, NL-
Submission May 27th, 2016
The 27th Annual Festival of New Dance
St John’s, NL
(October 3 – 8, 2017)
We are interested in work that stimulates, inspires and challenges. We welcome installation, site specific, and main stage works.
The goal of our festival is to present a range of contemporary dance that appeals to a broad audience.
We are interested in full evening works, as well as shorter pieces for mixed programming.
We are also interested in outreach opportunities that are geared for both experienced and emerging dancers and community members. Outreach proposals should have a clear and obtainable engagement objectives.
Please include ALL of the following information with your submission. *In complete packages may not be considered.
-Submission deadline June 19th-
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Mush Hole Project:
An Invitation to Aboriginal Artists for Truth and Reconciliation Response Projects
Call for Submissions (Open now through June 19, 2016)
Call for Submissions: May 1 – June 19, 2016
Notification Date: June 30, 2016
Event Dates: September 16 – 18, 2016
Mush Hole Project
Contact: Andy Houston
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 37029
Submissions must include:
Project Description: applicants should describe the proposed art work, project, or performance including title, medium, dimensions, duration, spatial and technological requirements
Selection of Images: 2-3 images of the art work, project, or performance (if it is an existing piece)
Artist’s CV: current, maximum 3 pages
Applications are to be submitted in a single PDF document — with the subject line “Mush Hole Project” — in care of Greg Campbell: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mush Hole Project is an immersive, site-specific art and performance installation event taking place at the Woodland Cultural Centre (Brantford) from September 16 to 18, 2016. This project aims to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action and to preserve, query, and reveal the complex personal, political, and public narratives around Canada’s residential school system, in general, and the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School (at the Woodland Cultural Centre) specifically, through the art of contemporary Aboriginal artists.
-Submission Deadline June 15th-
NOW TAKING SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2017 TALKING STICK FESTIVAL
We welcome work of both established and emerging artists from all areas of the performing arts – theatre, dance, drumming, spoken word, music and multi-media in traditional or contemporary form – or maybe even a fusion of both! Or you can apply to be a Curator for the festival!
Talking Stick Festival Curator
Talking Stick Festival
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: June 15, 2016 After all submissions are reviewed, shortlisted applicants will be contacted for further discussion. Due to budget restrictions, Full Circle is not always able to provide travel for artists. Therefore, to aid in their application, out-of-town artists are encouraged to pursue travel funding opportunities and include details of this in their applications.
-Application Deadline June 1st-
Application Deadline: June 1
Program Dates: October 3 – October 15, 2016
Re(Claim) is an interdisciplinary program with a strong music focus in which Indigenous artists ‘reclaim’ the era of silent films made about Indigenous peoples.
Faculty: Ora Barlow-Tukaki, Jesse Wente, Shane Belcourt
Significant financial assistance is available for both of these programs.
Enrollment is limited to 8-10 participants.
Native Earth Performing Arts is now accepting applications for TWO (2) different positions: Marketing Coordinator Trainee & Festival Coordinator Trainee.
Marketing Trainee deadline – May 12th, 2016 5:00pm
Festival Trainee deadline – July 7th, 2016, 5:00pm
Marketing Coordinator Trainee
Contract Position: July 4, 2016 – December 16, 2016
Application Deadline: Thursday, May 12th 2016, 5:00pm
(NOTE: late applications will not be accepted)
Job Description – Marketing Coordinator Trainee
Festival Coordinator Trainee
Contract Position: August 1, 2016 – December 16, 2016
Application Deadline: Thursday, July 7, 2016, 5:00pm
(NOTE: late applications will not be accepted)
Job Description – Festival Coordinator Trainee
-Submission Deadline: May 6th, 2016-
General Audition Call for Shakespeare BASH’d
Shakespeare BASH’d is now accepting submissions for upcoming general auditions to be held on May 22, 2016.We are looking to meet new Toronto artists and see their work.
Shakespeare BASH’d encourages submissions from artists of all diverse backgrounds including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender, body-type, and sexuality.
Shakespeare BASH’d works under the Equity Artist’ Collective Policy. We strive to present Shakespeare’s plays as they were written: with simple staging, clear and specific language, and an emphasis on the words and characters telling the story. We hope to have the opportunity to meet professional, enthusiastic, and driven performers who share our love of Shakespeare.
We thank everyone for their interest; however only those selected for an audition will be contacted. Successful candidates will be contacted with more details and to set-up an audition time.
Please email a resume and headshot to shakespearebashd[at]gmail.com no later than Friday, May 6, 2016. Please include in the body of your email a brief introduction to your relationship with classical text.
We look forward to hearing from you!
- Banff, AB -
APPLY BY MAY 4th, 2016!
Deadline is May 6th
Finance Assistant – One Year Full-time Contract Employment Opportunity
The Canadian Opera Company (COC) is now accepting applications for the full-time contract position of Finance Assistant, located at 227 Front Street East, Toronto. This opportunity will appeal to an ambitious individual who learns quickly and has exceptional organizational skills. The hours of work will be standard 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. The position is available for one year, subject to government funding. There is the potential of an extension.
Reporting to the Finance Manager and working under the direction of the Payroll Administrator, the Finance Assistant will:
• Candidate must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training
• Secondary school diploma
• Proficiency and expertise in the use of computer technology (e.g. email, Excel and other Microsoft Office products)
• Strong communication skills and attention to detail
• A natural affinity for numbers
• Ability to operate in a complex environment with strict deadlines
• Previous experience in payroll is an asset, but not required
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Strong organization and problem solving skills
• Team player with friendly demeanor
• Ability to sit for extended periods of time
Please forward resumes with a cover letter to: Amalie Vanderzwet, Finance Manager, Canadian Opera Company
By Mail: 227 Front Street East, Toronto, ON, M5A 1E8
Only applications received by May 6, 2016 will be considered. The COC thanks, in advance, all applicants; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Wednesday April 27, 6-9pm,
Yukon Arts Centre’s Studio
Unleash your voice and discover the ancient power of the chorus in this creative vocal workshop.
After a comprehensive and relaxing warmup, we will exercise and explore our voices using a variety of material, from simple rounds and canons, to 20th century German spoken chorus music. In the second half of the workshop we will develop, as a group, a collective reading of a beat poem from 60’s America.
No experience is necessary to participate in and enjoy this workshop. Ages 16 and up.
$20. Participants also must be Gwaandak Theatre members (cost $5).
Scott Maynard is a versatile musician/composer with a broad range and depth of experience. He has played in dozens of bands over twenty years, and has toured extensively. He also has a substantial background in choral music, as a singer, a conductor, and a composer. He is a multi-instrumentalist, a song-writer, an improviser, a teacher, and a producer. Scott has provided original music for choirs, orchestras, films, various theatre and dance pieces, and several festivals. Other recent work includes Small Wooden Shoe’s fourth annual Threepenny Opera, and Antigone Dead People. www.quietrevolution.ca
April 30th, 2016
Register soon as there is limited space.
$5 per workshop or $35 for all 7
Participants are expected to learn the basic composition tools, working with camera angles, creating/releasing visual tension in the frame, working with perspective, understanding the symbolical elements of a visual art as well as conceptualization and the elements of analogy/allegory.
By the end of the course participants are expected to be able to take more interesting and visually impacting photos that have a capacity to better convey both artist’s emotions and social commentaries.
The Instructor is: Alexei N. Malakhov
Having received his first camera at the age 9, Alex has since never parted with this amazing tool of freezing time. Hobbyist for over 16 years, he went from simple film cameras to the most sophisticated modern technologies, while witnessing the art of photography to evolve, but never really change.
Having studied in Humber College, he went on to teach 3D-Design at the International Academy of Design and Technology but later on decided to pursue an art career in freelancing and non-profit art education.
For the past 6 years Alex has been working as a professional photographer in the areas of portraiture, event documentary and product photography, while running small-class private courses for those interested in taking their digital photography to a whole new level.
To register email: nicole[at]communitymatterstoronto.org
Click more to see the “Course Outline”
-Application deadline April 29th, 2016-
As an emerging artist, there are many paths to explore as you begin your career. You have acquired skills, experience and education in performing arts, technical theatre, theatre design, or production management; but how do you creatively mange the business of being an independent theatre artist?
The Toronto Fringe wants to support you! Our T.E.N.T. (Theatre Entrepreneurs’ Network & Training) Program connects emerging artists with established theatre artists and industry professionals, to provide invaluable guidance, insight, community engagement and mentorship. Our goal is to nurture a generation of empowered, creative, self-producing indie artists.
During the 12 days of the Festival, the T.E.N.T. Program provides 24 participants (ages 18-29) the opportunity to further develop the skills necessary to pursue a career in professional theatre.
The T.E.N.T. Program is offered at no cost, and all participants are provided a Rush Pass to the 2016 Toronto Fringe to view productions throughout the Festival.
A cover letter including: your name; age; address; phone number; email address; area of performing arts that best describes you (actor, technician, designer, producer)
A written response describing why you desire to participate in this program as an emerging theatre entrepreneur; what you hope to gain from the experience; and future aspirations as you explore your theatre career
A current CV (one page only)
Please attach all written documents as ONE file