OAC Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators 2017-18

Theatre Smith Gilmour is accepting submissions for the Ontario Arts Council’s  Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators Program.  This program was previously known as Theatre Creators’ Reserve.

This program assists  individuals and collectives  to develop new theatre work. This is a third-party recommender program, meaning applications are made to and funding decisions are made by Theatre Smith-Gilmour.

For full details, please see OAC Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators page.

Deadline: Postmarked on or before Monday, October 16th, 2017.

Company Interest and Priorities:

• Projects that reflect our cultural diversity
• Work that explores collaborative creation
• Unique theatrical investigations of the human condition

Each application will be reviewed individually based on its own merits and needs by Dean Gilmour and Michele Smith, Co-Artistic Directors of Theatre Smith-Gilmour. Recommendations and grant amounts will be determined based on the scope and scale of the proposed project, the artist’s history of creation and the feasibility of the artist’s work plan.

Application Instructions:

To apply, we request each applicant to prepare the following:

1. A letter or statement of intent that includes artistic goals, objectives relating to the work, and any other information about the project such as previous workshops or readings.  Also, include a brief statement describing how the project contributes to your development as an artist (2 pgs max).

2. A script excerpt or treatment, if available (5 pgs max).

3. Up-to-date resume(s) (theatre and/or playwriting) for all major project artistic contributors (1 pg max/artist).

4. A budget that clearly shows how the artist(s) plans to allocate requested funds as itemized project expenses.

5. Support Material (print, video, or audio), if available.  Please send audio visual Support Material as internet hyperlinks.

6. 3 copies of the OAC Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators Form, available from the OAC website.

Please send all material no later than the above deadline to:

Theatre Smith-Gilmour
Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators Program
c/o Dancemakers
301-15 Case Goods Lane
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

For more information email info@theatresmithgilmour.com