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Jun
22

 WCT now hiring – Artistic

WCT - Now hiring Artistic Director

WCT - Now hiring Artistic Director

-Application deadline June 30th, 2016-

POSTING FOR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR – WESTERN CANADA THEATRE (WCT)

WCT is seeking to fill the position of Artistic Director. This is a challenging full-time position and requires the successful candidate to make Kamloops her or his home. The start date in Kamloops will ideally be August 29, 2016. Upon selection, a mutually convenient plan will be created to ensure collaboration with the outgoing Artistic Director to facilitate a smooth transition. The successful candidate will continue and contribute to the legacy of this exceptional company.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Reporting to WCT’s Board of Directors, WCT’s Artistic Director has a broad range of responsibilities, some of which are shared with WCT’s General Manager. The Artistic Director has chief responsibility for the following:
• selecting and scheduling of WCT’s season of programming;
• making artistic decisions;
• reviewing and considering incoming scripts for future action;
• communicating the artistic vision of WCT;
• commissioning and dramaturgy of new works;
• selecting artistic personnel; and
• meeting and maintaining established artistic standards of WCT.

The Artistic Director has co-managerial responsibilities with the General Manager for the following:

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Jun
21

 Casting Call for Eros – Short...

Eros Casting Call

Eros Casting Call

-Deadline for submissions is July 7th-

Casting Call for Eros – Short Film by Shervin Kermani

Submit any questions or submissions to Natalie: natalieRnovak[at]gmail.com

One male & one female to play couple in the year 1000 in Ontario
Film made with the support of the Ontario Arts Council. Non-Union.
One male, one female, any age.

Jun
20

 call for artists – Twins &...

Call for artists - Twins & Triplets Plus Festival Parade

Call for artists - Twins & Triplets Plus Festival Parade

-Edmonton, AB-

-Artist application deadline June 21st, 2016-

PERFORMERS WANTED:
Musicians, Bands, Dance Groups, Choral Choirs
Twins & Triplets Plus Festival Parade (H-Grand) 2016

Interested in performing at the Twins & Triplets Plus Festival (H-Grand), August 6, 2016, 11 am – 10pm, Ritchie Park, Edmonton? Performers will receive great exposure as thousands of people attend this maiden Festival. All performances must be family-friendly and upbeat (no dark rock, gothic or heavy metal). Performers will be noted in the Festival Event Guide & Brochure, performance advertisements, and performance related press releases. Register at www.twins-triplets-plus-festival-parade.org. Deadline June 21, 2016.
Any inquiries email: ttpfp.paradecomm@gmail.com.

REGISTER ONLINE BELOW

Rules for Performers
The Main Stage is equipped with a sound technician that must be used.
Please Note: CD sales of your product are permitted; however, performers should not base their participation with an expectation of sales.
The sale of other goods is strictly prohibited, unless approved in writing, by the TTPFP Festival Staff.
There is no fees for any performance, only some honararium.
Arrive at least 15 minutes before your assigned performance time. Performers who do not show up at their slated times will not be welcomed back in subsequent years.

Fill out the artists registration here

Jun
20

 Artist Call – Spirit Horse,...

Spirit Horse - Artist call deadline July 8th

Spirit Horse - Artist call deadline July 8th

-Application Deadline July 8th, 2016-

Production name: Spirit Horse
Date production rehearsal/job starts: 09/26/2016
Audition date: 07/19/2016
Deadline to submit: 07/08/2016
Email applications to: auditions[at]roseneath.ca
Contact name: Courtney Pyke
Contact email: auditions[at]roseneath.ca
Contact phone: 416 686 5199 ext 224
Engager Website: www.roseneath.ca

Ethno-cultural mandate or ethno-cultural casting statement:
Roseneath Theatre seeks to be a reflection of the audience we serve. For this reason, we reach out to artists from different cultural backgrounds.

Additional information:
Roseneath Theatre (ITA TYA) is touring our production of Spirit Horse by Drew Hayden Taylor to Young Peoples Theatre, the Sudbury Theatre Centre & schools in northern Ontario and the Ottawa area. We are seeking two adult Indigenous professional actors to play these Indigenous roles. Each performer has a major role and many minor roles in this production for young audiences.

Pa – Father, 30-45, a grandfather from the Stoney Nation and other roles. He used to be a champion rodeo rider. Emotional depth & honesty essential.

Jesse – Female, plays a twelve year old, urban youth from the Stoney Nation. Older sister to Angelina, Jesse is smart, tough and protective of her sister.

A highly theatrical & imaginative story in which three actors play over 65 characters, accompanied by a live musician. Spirit Horse is a powerful adventure of two Indigenous city children whose lives are changed forever by the appearance of a Spirit Horse – a gift from their grandfather who lives by the old ways on a prairies reserve.

All actors granted an audition will have access to the full script of the play.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. Equity members cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.

Jun
20

 An opportunity to work at NEPA!

Now hiring - Native Earth Performing Arts!

Now hiring - Native Earth Performing Arts!

-Toronto, ON-

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 (CLOSED)
Festival Trainee deadline – July 7th, 2016, 5:00pm

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

For more information click here

Jun
20

 Call for artists – ArtsFest.ca

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ArtsFest.ca Call for artists

Artsfest.ca for more information

Space is limited for the 20×20 stage but there are still spots available for the roaming artists/dancers

Looking for dancers, actors, buskers, cos-players to appear at the festival. Also Artisans, musicians, vendors.

This is the first year of the Festival and we will be expanding every year. It is very crucial to have the indigenous artists represented and get in on the ground floor. we are currently booking for the 20×20 stage, looking for dance, theatre, poetry, etc. If you are a busker or a cos-player please contact Dr Gwendolyn Starks as we would like to give you free promotion on our Website just for showing up and permission for you to hand out flyers to promote your own event.

If interest contact Dr Gwendolyn Starks – dr.gstarks[at]gmail.com

Jun
15

 CASTING CALL – Indian Horse

- National Call for Submissions -
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-Casting call deadline is June 17th @ 5:00pm-

Casting call for First Nation Male roles – Auditions will be held in Toronto. For those not in Toronto they will happily accept self tapes and can walk anyone through the taping process.

See casting call here

Male First Nations actors in the following age categories: 7-9, 12-16 and 18-24. All must be able to skate and the older actors (12 and up) must be able to play hockey. Character descriptions as follows:

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Jun
14

 Talking Stick – Artists...

Talking Stick is now hiring!

Talking Stick is now hiring!

-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
Curator Application

Talking Stick Festival
Artist Submission

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.

Click here for more information

Jun
13

 Artists’ Circumpolar Expedition

SOI Expedition 2016
- Turtle Island – Apply before June 15th!

Canadian visual and performing artists of Inuit, Métis and First Nations decent are invited to apply to take part in the Students on Ice (SOI) Aboriginal Artist Residency (AAR), which will take place during SOI’s 2016 Arctic Expedition this summer from July 21 to August 5th, 2016.

This year’s program is offering two (2) Residencies, one for a visual artist and one for a performing artist to engage in the full expedition and utilize the residency to pursue their own arts practice.

The SOI-AAR program is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) and conducted with consultation by the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC/CCA) and the Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance (IPAA).

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Jun
09

 Paranormal Witness, non union role

-Toronto, ON-

IPAA has not vetted this call and cannot speak to the representation of Indigenous stories and voices within this project.

PROJECT: PARANORMAL WITNESS – NON UNION SERIES – SEASON 5
EPISODE CALLED “THE RANCH”
PRODUCTION HOUSE: CREAM PRODUCTIONS – CANADA AND RAW FILMS UK
DIRECTOR: HARRY HEWLAND
CASTING: TUESDAY, JUNE 7TH AT SECOND CITY, 70 PETER STREET,
CALLBACKS: MONDAY, JUNE 13 AND/OR TUESDAY, JUNE 14
SHOOTS: JUNE26-JULY 8. SHOOTING ON SUN. JUN 26 BUT NOT FRI. JUL 1.
(WE HAVE 2 EPISODES IN THIS BLOCK SO NOT SURE
WHICH ONE WILL SHOOT FIRST YET.)
AIRING: SYFY CHANNEL, US
RATE: $300 ACTOR ROLES More...

Jun
09

 Colours in the Storm audition call

Colours681

- London, ON -

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AUDITION NOTICE – THE GRAND THEATRE
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Production name: Colours in the Storm
Date production rehearsal/job starts: 03/28/2017
Audition date: 06/20/2016
Deadline to submit: 06/10/2016
Email applications to: cryde@grandtheatre.com
Contact name: Cindi Ryde
Contact email: cryde@grandtheatre.com
Contact phone: 5196729030
Engager Website: grandtheatre.com

Ethno-cultural mandate or ethno-cultural casting statement: In our desire to reflect the world and our community on our stage, The Grand Theatre encourages racially diverse actors to submit resumes. More...

May
24

 Annual Festival of New Dance –...

Festival of new Dance - Submission deadline May 27th

Festival of new Dance - Submission deadline May 27th

-St John’s, NL-

Submission May 27th, 2016

The 27th Annual Festival of New Dance
St John’s, NL
(October 3 – 8, 2017)

Download PDF – FND 2017 Application Checklist

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.

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