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Call for Submissions (Toronto): “Artist Producer Training” (APT) – Generator

Call for Submissions (Toronto): “Artist Producer Training” (APT) – Generator


Independent producers and artists for one-year paid Artist Producer Training program

Deadline to submit: Thursday, May 4 at Noon.

If you are an independent producer, self-producing artist or an artist who wants to learn how to make art happen more efficiently, Generator’s one-year paid Artist Producer Training program is for you.

Over three semesters of coursework led by prominent seasoned independent artists and companies, followed by one practicum project with a mentor company, participants will learn effective producing strategies. 

Graduates will create and implement projects and budgets that have the goal of paying a better wage to artists, gain skills to sustain a career in the arts, and improve the overall health of the performing arts ecology.

For more info about the Artist Producer Training Program, please click here.


A link to a MAXIMUM 3-minute YouTube video answering the following questions:

  • What skills do you have that make you a good producer?
  • Why do you want to take on a producing role?
  • Do you currently self-identify as a producer or artist-producer? (There is no correct answer to this question.)

A short, written response telling us about your personal philosophy as a producer or artist-producer  (1 page max)

CV/Resume (2 page max) including contact info for 2 references

One letter of reference (may be same as reference listed on resume)

Complete submissions should be sent in one email to with the subject lineAPT Submission” by no later than Thursday, May 4 @ 12pm.


  • It is an intimate program with only 8 participants. Attendance is mandatorY.
  • Classes run for three 6-week sessions Oct. – Apr. on Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:30pm, with assignment work outside of class.
  • Practicum schedules vary but are outside of class time and occur sometime from March – August.
  • Interviews for select candidates will be held in the evenings of May 29 & 30, 2017.

For submission guidelines, please click here.

Photo: Current APT class (left to right): Ishai Buchbinder, Chiamaka G. Ugwu, Emma Westray, Kristina Lemieux (ED), Christopher Manousos, Brian Postalian, Mamito Kukwikila, Michelle Langille. Not pictured: Ruthie Luff, Maddie Bautista.

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