OAC Theatre Creators' Dec 15

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Theatre Creators’ Reserve at The MT Space 2009/2010
Deadline: December 15, 2009

Multicultural Theatre Space (The MT Space) invites playwrights and
creators from all cultural backgrounds to bring their work forward!
We will
recommend grants to selected projects.
Apply before
Dec 15, 2009.

Theatre Creators’ Reserve at The MT Space 2009/2010
Deadline: December 15, 2009

The MT Space is
delighted to
be a recommender for the Ontario Arts
Council’s Theatre Creators’ Reserve
Program 2009/2010

The Theatre
Creators’ Reserve
program supports theatre creators in creating new work. It assists
Ontario-based professional theatre creators, and informal collectives
creators, by funding them to create work.

For detailed
program information,
eligibility criteria and application forms, please visit: http://www.arts.on.ca/Page86.aspx

Grant amounts
will range
from a minimum of $1000 to a maximum of $5000.

The MT Space is
interested in:

  • Physical,
    intercultural and interdisciplinary works that challenge the
    conventions of traditional theatre.
  • Developing
    forms and practices that draw upon, reflect, and constitute the
    diversity of contemporary Canadian culture.
  • Exploring
    cultural-specific and intercultural experiences through performance.

Our focus is on
the cultured
body, exploration of body memory, and the manifestation of diverse
in space. Theatre Creators’ Reserve applications that reflect The MT
mandate and practices will be most successful. 

We create
collaboration at The MT Space so we encourage collectives / projects to
developed by collectives to apply for this grant. Creators who are
working on
non-script based physical forms are strongly encouraged to apply. 

A successful application
will include:

  • Three
    Completed and Signed Copies of the
    Application Form (http://www.arts.on.ca/Page86.aspx --scroll
    to bottom of page)
  • A
    Project Description – The Idea or Project and Project History
  • A
    Project Outline – What you plan to do if you receive a grant
  • Writing
    Sample (if applicable) – Either of project in progress / or past work
  • Biographical
    Material / Background of the Artist(s) applying
  • Support
  • A
    Self Addressed Stamped Envelop  if
    you wish your support material to be returned

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material to
accompany the application:

  • Video
    of an artist or collective’s past work.
  • Samples
    of writing
  • Sketches,
    photographs, and other multimedia art associated with the artists’
    previous work or proposed project.
  • Letters
    of recommendation from professors or directors who have worked with the
    artist(s) or are familiar with their work.

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Grants will be
decided by a
jury of theatre professionals. We would like to provide grants that:

  • Make
    a meaningful difference in a project’s process.
  • Put
    a delayed or deviated project back on track for completion
  • Trigger
    brand new ideas/projects/collaborations.
  • Support
    the greatest number of artists doing the highest quality of work.

invite individual theatre
artists and collectives from across Ontario
to submit their applications before December
15, 2009
to the following address:

The MT Space
141 Whitney Place
Kitchener, Ontario
N2G 2X8

to Support Material
E-MAIL Submissions will not
be accepted

you have any questions
regarding The MT Space or the Theatre Creators’ Reserve application

please contact:
Cumming / or
Bou-Matar /

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