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Link to Call for Participants - newlocation, a hybrid artist residency program

Call for Participants - newlocation, a hybrid artist residency program

Date: Nov 28, 2022

Inviting applications from Canadian artists & creative practitioners of any discipline or practice. Application and information at www.newlocation.ca

Deadline: Dec 23, 2022 - 11:45 pm

Link to Indigenous Dramaturgies Exchange 2023

Indigenous Dramaturgies Exchange 2023

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Offers professional development and space for artistic exchange on a current or upcoming dramaturgy project, with on on-the-land engagement.

Deadline: Feb 15, 2023 - 11:45 pm

Link to International Workshop «Physicality in Performance»

International Workshop «Physicality in Performance»

Date: Nov 22, 2022

26 - 30 April 2023 - EDEN***** Studios, Berlin, Germany - For theatre, physical theatre and circus actors and directors, dancers and choreographers.
Link to Summer Writers Residency 2023

Summer Writers Residency 2023

Date: Nov 9, 2022

This self-directed residency offers the opportunity to work away from the constraints of everyday life and delve deep into your creative project.

Deadline: Mar 15, 2023 - 11:45 pm

Link to Literary Journalism 2023 | In-Person

Literary Journalism 2023 | In-Person

Date: Nov 8, 2022

This two-week residency encourages the exploration of new ideas in journalism and experimentation in writing.

Deadline: Mar 8, 2023 - 11:45 pm

Link to Indigenous Arts Residency: Digital Constellations 2023

Indigenous Arts Residency: Digital Constellations 2023

Date: Nov 7, 2022

Digital Constellations Residency supports Indigenous digital and visual artists with development and research of a project in the early concept phase.

Deadline: Jan 25, 2023 - 11:45 pm

Link to Banff Centre | Graphic Novels and Visual Narratives Residency

Banff Centre | Graphic Novels and Visual Narratives Residency

Date: Oct 24, 2022

In this self-directed residency, you will have the space to delve deep into your creative project and take advantage of artistic community

Deadline: Jan 25, 2023 - 11:45 pm

Link to The SpokenWeb Project and the Sound Studies Institute Sound Artist in Residence April - May 2023

The SpokenWeb Project and the Sound Studies Institute Sound Artist in Residence April - May 2023

Date: Oct 24, 2022

Seeking proposals from accomplished Sound Artists for a four-week residency and two-week exhibition in Edmonton: April 1 - May 12, 2023.

Deadline: Dec 1, 2022 - 11:45 pm

Link to UNIMA Pro Circuit - masterclass (puppetry)

UNIMA Pro Circuit - masterclass (puppetry)

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Quebec Association of Puppeteers (AQM) and UNIMA-Canada are implementing a masterclass circuit for Canadian puppetry artists.

Deadline: Jun 5, 2023 - 11:45 pm

Link to Alberta has a new Artist in Residence

Alberta has a new Artist in Residence

Date: Feb 18, 2022

Visual artist Aeris Osborne is now Alberta’s Artist in Residence and arts ambassador in the province.