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-Submission deadline Dec 05, 2016-

Eastern Front Theatre seeks young Indigenous female actor to play Genevieve Tomah (Mi’kmaw) in Lullaby: Inside The Halifax Explosion

Production name: Lullaby: Inside The Halifax Explosion
Date production rehearsal/job starts: 03/06/2017
Audition date: 12/14/2016
Deadline to submit: 12/05/2016
Email applications to:
Contact name: Jeremy Webb
Contact email:
Contact phone: 902 466-2769
Engager Website:

Ethno-cultural mandate or ethno-cultural casting statement: Eastern Front Theatre values gender equity and cultural diversity in all of our practices. We encourage submissions from ALL artists.

Additional information:



 Call for performers – Celebrating...


-Submissions due Dec 1-
-Scarborough, ON-

Cedarbrooke Lodge Retirement Residence
is seeking entertainers who will entertain and educate our residents about Indigenous culture. We want to celebrate Canada with our residents and as many heritage groups as possible December 1 2016

If interested email Mary Elstone at mary.elstone[at]


 WCT is hiring Production Manager

WCT - Now hiring Artistic Director

WCT – Now hiring Artistic Director

-Submission deadline is Dec 1st, 2016-

Western  Canada Theatre is  seeking a Production Manager.  This is a  full‐time,  salaried  position. Ideal  starting  date  is
January 3, 2017.

The Production Manager is responsible for the collaborative planning and supervision of all technical aspects of WCT’s
productions  and  events.  The  successful  applicant  will  have  five  years  demonstrated  management  experience  in
professional  theatre  or  a  related  field.  They  will  have  inspiring  leadership  abilities,  strong  communication  skills,
extensive  technical  knowledge,  and  proven  budget  management  skills.  They  will  be  a  team  player  with  excellent
interpersonal  skills  and  proven  integrity.  They  will  be  responsible  for  managing  multiple  projects  on  finite  timelines.
Experience with creative problem solving is an asset.  Experience with Excel, Vectorworks, and purchase order systems is
preferred.  A desire to collaborate with an outstanding team in a positive working environment is essential.
The Production Manager reports jointly to the Artistic Director and Executive Director.
Salary is commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2016. Apply in writing with a cover letter and resume to:
James MacDonald, Artistic Director
Western Canada Theatre
Electronic submissions only. Email:
Please review the profile of the company before applying:


Click here to read the full job description


 IPAA is now hiring! – Alliance...



-Application deadline January 18th, 2017-

Click here to view the Alliance Coordinator job description




 Voice casting call for animated Video...

-Submissions due Nov 25-

Age: 20+, Gender: any It is for a Voice-Over artist for two 1-minute videos about Indigenous Ways of Knowing.
If interest contact Hannah Martin at hannah[at]


 TAC now hiring – Grant Assistant


-Applications due November 25, 2016 by 5:00pm – 

Position: Grants Assistant
Type: permanent full-time
Start Date: January 2017
The Grants Assistant provides administrative and clerical support for the delivery of
TAC grant programs and also provides general office support and relief at the reception
desk as required.

Responsibilities include:

 Providing phone support to applicants using TAC Grants Online application system.
 Retrieving and reporting data from the online grants system on request.
 Providing basic program information to prospective applicants.
 Providing support to Grants Officers in processing applications.
 Providing support for adjudication meetings
 Coordination of meetings, including room set-up and clean-up
 Fulfilling other clerical and administrative duties, as required.

Key qualifications/requirements:



 Voice Over casting (non-union)


Narrator / Voiceover talent needed for TV series

We are looking for an Indigenous voice to narrate an upcoming TV series.

Please email us if you are interested and we will send you a short script to self-tape so we can hear your voice!

Female or male, must be 18 or older (non-ACTRA only)

Deadline to submit: December 9th, 2016


 Summerworks 2017 – Call for...


-Submission deadline December 16th, 2016-


We are currently seeking proposals for our 27th Festival, taking place August 3rd-13th, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. Proposals are encouraged from creators working across all disciplines and artistic traditions.

DEADLINE: Friday, December 16th, 2016, 6pm EST
SummerWorks seeks proposals for new and experimental performance projects for the 27th SummerWorks Festival. Submissions are encouraged from both established and emerging artists working in the areas of contemporary theatre, dance, music, live art, interdisciplinary art, and hybrid forms. Proposals for short-form projects (30 minutes or less), 60 minute projects and 90 minute projects will be accepted. Of particular interest are projects, approaches and ideas that are new territory for the artist and the medium. Application Form and Guidelines.




 NAC hiring Artistic Director –...



-Application Deadline Dec 7, 2016-

Click here to apply/see full job description

Job Title:Artistic Director, Indigenous Theatre
Employment Type:Full-Time, Term
Job Category:Arts
Posting Date:November 18, 2016
Closing Date:December 7, 2016

Job Description
The successful candidate will be a well-respected First Nation, Inuit or Métis theatrical leader, who is artistically ambitious and is strongly committed to Indigenous work on a national stage as well as community engagement. She or he is a gifted theatre artist who is interested in a national conversation about Indigenous performance and inspiring a diversity of range and style from coast to coast to coast.

The Artistic Director will bring an in depth knowledge of the current Indigenous theatre landscape. She or he is part of the NAC’s senior artistic leadership and contributes to the strategic direction and vision of the Centre as a whole, collaborating with other disciplines on artistic initiatives, program planning, and use of facilities. The successful candidate will have an awareness of the social, physical and spiritual concerns of diverse Indigenous communities in Canada. She or he will also have excellent communications skills in order to develop a solid relationship with the many communities across the land, the media, the theatre community at large, Indigenous Theatre’s audience and donors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



 Nawash Play Project – call for...


-Neyaahsiinigmiing, ON-

-Deadline for applications: 4:00 p.m. December 2, 2016-

Playwright Call playwright “Maadookii Seniors is seeking a Playwright who will be responsible for providing a final script for the production of a stage version of the graphic novel, The Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash.

This is a CONTACT POSITION and has two (2) phases covering the periods of January to April and May to September. This time frame includes writing the script, seeing the script through testing (dramaturge), workshopping the script and to stage ready production.
Emerging and established playwrights in Canada are encouraged to submit.
The Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash portrays historical events in Grey and Bruce Counties in Ontario from the point of view of the First Nations who live there.

Project Location: Neyaashiinigmiing at Cape Croker

A copy of the Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash is available on a PDF file at the following link: or

Alternatively a hard copy is available to review, at the Maadookii Seniors office.




 NEPA now accepting TCR Submissions

Native Earth Performing Arts

Native Earth Performing Arts

-TCR Submissions deadline Nov 28th @ 5PM-

The Theatre Creators’ Reserve Program (through the Ontario Arts Council) assists Ontario-based professional theatre creators, individuals and collectives, by funding them to develop new work. Please note that these funds are not to be used for workshops or productions, but are intended to provide funding for artists to have the time to create new work.

Native Earth accepts submissions from emerging and established multidisciplinary theatre creators, and particularly encourages submissions by Indigenous artists, artists-of-colour and women.

Applicants may request between $1000 and $5000.
Note: On average Native Earth’s recommendations range between $1000 – $2000.

Only one submission per individual/collective will be accepted.

As always, we ask those involved with the company to work from the seven values that govern Native Earth: Courage, Generosity, Tolerance, Strength of Character, Patience, Humility and Wisdom.

Visit our website for more information: Monday November 28, 2016 at 5pm

Click here to download the application form


 NEPA now hiring: Associate Producer

Native Earth Performing Arts is now Hiring!

Native Earth Performing Arts is now Hiring!

-Deadline to apply is Sunday November 27, 2016-

Native Earth Performing Arts is seeking a new Associate Producer, who will employ their time assisting in the artistic production of Native Earth Performing Arts’ mandate. The successful candidate will strengthen the Indigenous cultural sector by playing an integral role in the development of new work within our equity-seeking community.

Visit our website for a full job description.

Deadline: Sunday November 27, 2016
Start Date: Tuesday January 3, 2017
Salary: Commensurate with experience
City/Town: Toronto
Term: Full-time

Job Description
Reporting to Artistic Director Ryan Cunningham and Managing Director Isaac Thomas, the new Associate
Producer, will employ their time assisting in the artistic production of Native Earth Performing Arts’
mandate. The successful candidate will strengthen the Indigenous cultural sector by playing an integral
role in the development of new work within our equity-seeking community through accomplishing these

To read more about Tasks, Qualifications and How to Apply – Click here to see the full job description

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