- Collective Creations: Crafting a Performance Piece weekend intensive on November 29 to December 1 in London with an early-bird registration discount until November 1: Learn how to fine-tune your approach to developing new works of theatre with this introduction to the approach and tools needed to create and continue developing stories to perform on stage, whether individually or collectively with a group
- Ontarians With Disabilities Act: Your Obligations to Employees and Audiences workshop with Sarah Farrell on November 5 in Toronto: How do the new Accessibility Standards in the Act impact your organization? Need some practical tips that could help you comply with the Act and avoid costly penalties?
- Upcoming Community Theatre Discussion Forum in Merrickville on November 9: sharing and identifying opportunities to partner, and provide services and support such as advocacy, training, and resources
- Self-Start: The Basics of Producing workshop with Mairin Smit on November 20 in Toronto: If you want to do a show but have never produced professionally before, and if you want to know what questions to ask first, this session is for you!
- Grant Writing Information Session on November 26 in Toronto: Looking for tips and must-dos for preparing an application to the Ontario Arts Council? Pat Bradley, Theatre Officer of the Ontario Arts Council, will share her perspective, information, and tips about project grants, particularly the OAC’s three theatre project programs
- The deadline for nominations for the Sandra Tulloch Award for Innovation in Arts and Culture is November 30, honouring individuals or collectives whose leadership, activism, and service has contributed to the development and strengthening of arts and culture in Ontario through innovative and practical initiatives
Upcoming on The Bulletin Board
- Upcoming Ontario Arts Council deadline for Theatre Organizations—Summer Theatres and Compass programs is November 1
- The next Ontario Trillium Foundation deadline is November 1
- Early bird registration discount for Tarragon Theatre’s Playwriting with Paula Wing and Directing with Richard Rose courses is November 1
- Deadline to submit for Cahoots Theatre's OAC Theatre Creators Reserve is November 1
- Deadline to apply to the Toronto Fringe Festival's Culturally Diverse Artist Project is November 4
- Deadline for Toronto Fringe Festival Lottery Submissions is also November 4
- Young Associates is running a workshop with the Toronto Arts Council on CADAC Stats: Getting It From The Source on November 5, and a workshop on Sumac Basics: Building Contact Records on November 6
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Diverse Artist Project deadlines are November 4
- Festival Players of Prince Edward County is inviting applications for their OAC Theatre Creators Reserve Program. Festival Players is primarily interested in work that concerns itself with rural and/or epic themes (musicals or non-musicals) and are particularly interested, as well, in supporting work by young creators (under age 30) from their community. The deadline is November 15.
- fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre Company is now inviting applications for their OAC Theatre Creators Reserve Program. Priority will be given to applications that fulfill their mandate. This includes but is not limited to: Asian Canadian Playwrights (“Asian” is inclusive of the Pan-Asian Pacific Rim); Playwrights of Colour (this is inclusive of all playwrights who are visible minorities); and Female Playwrights. The deadline is also November 15
- Nightwood Theatre invites submissions from all interested creators to their OAC Theatre Creators Reserve Program. As a recommender they adhere to the priority of their mandate, that is, they recommend women playwrights, however, they do not necessarily require a focus on women’s stories. The deadline is (guess what!) November 15
- ArtsBuild Ontario is holding another Energy Conservation Training for the Arts workshop in Toronto on November 15
- Odyssey Theatre invites applications for their OAC Theatre Creators Reserve Program. Funding priorities are projects that incorporate a discipline related to masked theatre: including physical theatre, Commedia, buffoon, clown, puppetry, dance-drama; incorporate theatre forms from diverse cultural traditions; involve artists who have established skills in the above areas; and are innovative. Application deadline is December 1
- Nominations for the Gina Wilkinson Prize, named in honour of Canadian actor, playwright and director Gina Wilkinson, are now being accepted. The annual prize is intended to recognize and assist female theatre artists attempting to transition from one theatre discipline into the discipline of theatre direction. The award recipient will be chosen from nominations brought forward by members of the Canadian theatre community. The nomination deadline is December 15
Check out these items, and other postings from our members of funding opportunities, workshops, calls for submission, awards, and more—on Theatre Ontario’s Bulletin Board on our website
Theatre Ontario individual members can also access auditions, job postings, and volunteer opportunities on our Theatre Ontario Individual Member Resources on our website