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Call for Submissions (Alberta): IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists – June 5-9, 2018

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Call for Submissions (Alberta): IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists – June 5-9, 2018


Call for Submissions– IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists – June 5-9, 2018

Emerging Theatre Artists are encouraged to submit to IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists. There are 6 series at the Festival:

  • Theatre Series: Accepting project proposals and scripts as part of the Theatre program series, as well as looking for individual emerging theatre artists to work on productions.
  • Provocation Series: Create new provocative work in unusual spaces and engage the public with mentorship from Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre.
  • Interdisciplinary Series: For theatre artists who would like to be paired with an artist from a different discipline to create an 8-12 minute new creation that will be performed on the IGNITE! main stage.
  • IGNITE! Clubs: A series of multi-disciplinary art parties that showcase emerging artists of all disciplines including theatre artists.
  • Improv Series: For individual performers and emerging improv troupes interested in developing their own format.
  • Dance Series: Open to Choreographers of all dance styles interested in creating an 8 – 10 minute performance.

Full details on all series:
To submit:
For More info on Sage Theatre:

Deadline: February 23
PLEASE NOTE – While February 23 is our application deadline, we view the submission process as a conversation. The earlier you submit, the better conversation we can have!

About the Ignite! Festival of Emerging Artists
IGNITE! is a festival dedicated to supporting, mentoring and presenting early career artists of all disciplines. IGNITE! allows artists to embrace risks in a supportive environment while providing resources, a bridge to the professional arts community, and meaningful opportunities for collaboration and community building with their peers.

The festival accepts applications from artists of all disciplines. Artists of colour, indigenous artists and/or artists from LGBTQ+ communities are heartily encouraged to apply to all streams of the festival.

If you are interested in applying but the application process creates a barrier, please contact us via phone 403.397.8559 or email

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