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Call for Submissions (Calgary) – Motel and Birds & Stone Remaining Dates for the 2013-14 Season – Downstage

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Call for Submissions (Calgary) – Motel and Birds & Stone Remaining Dates for the 2013-14 Season – Downstage

Photo of EPCOR CENTRE's Motel Theatre
Photo of EPCOR CENTRE’s Motel Theatre

Downstage has a few remaining dates open for the 2013-14 season in Motel, a flexible 50-seat black-box performance venue located in the EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts, and Birds & Stone, a black box space used for rehearsals or intimate performances on 16th Avenue and 1st Street NW in the basement of the Unitarian Church of Calgary. 

Interested artists/companies are asked to submit a brief project proposal (less than one page in length) describing the work to be presented, the artists involved (if known) and the dates requested. Proposals will be accepted on an ongoing basis until all available dates are filled.

The weekly rate for performances in Motel is $600 plus GST and applicable ticket fees, and the rates for Birds & Stone are $400/week for performances or $250/week for rehearsals (all inclusive). Due to the limited dates available, we will consider daily or partial-week rentals – please contact us for rates.

At present, available dates are:

Sunday, Sept. 15 – Saturday, Sept. 21 (1 week)
Sunday, Dec. 22 – Saturday, Jan. 4 (2 weeks)
Sunday, April 13 – Saturday, April 19 (1 week)
Monday, July 14 – Saturday, July 19 (6 days)

Sunday, Sept. 15 – Sunday, Sept. 28 (2 weeks)
Sunday, Nov. 3 – Thursday, Nov. 7 (5 days)
Sunday, Dec. 1 – Sunday, Dec. 15 (2 weeks + 1 day)
Sunday, Dec. 22 – Sunday, Jan. 12 (3 weeks + 1 day)
Sunday, March 2 – Saturday, March 8 (1 week)
June 15 on

For more information on Motel or Birds & Stone, please visit

Please send any questions and submit proposals by e-mail to Downstage Venue Manager Fiona Kennedy at or call 403.294.7459. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to reading your proposal.

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