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Ontario Arts Council Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators

Canadian Stage is now accepting applications for the Ontario Arts Council Recommender Grant for Theatre, please see details here:

Canadian Stage is proud to participate in the OAC’s Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators program. These grants, funded through the OAC, this program assists Ontario-based theatre creators by provide funding for new work creation.

Grant Amount - $1000.00 – $3000.00

Canadian Stage can recommend a total of $10,000.00. 

Our Priorities 

Canadian Stage is interested in applications from artists at a variety of experience levels, and we are particularly interested in proposals for:

  • New creations which are multi-disciplinary in form or subject
  • Works that are innovative in form, use of media, style or subject matter
  • Shows that reflect the dynamism, complexity and diversity of Canada  
Submission Instructions 
Deadline: December 2, 2022 1PM

Applications for this program are only accepted through the OAC’s NOVA Portal, and must be submitted before 1PM EST on the deadline date. You can apply to more than one company with your application. Click here to see a full list of recommending companies.

Please read through the guidelines carefully before you prepare your application.


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If you have any questions about the Recommender Grants for Theatre Artists program, please contact Associate Artistic Director Jordan Laffrenier (jlaffrenier@canadianstage.com)