The Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators (Formally known as Theatre Creators’ Reserve Program)
Funded through the Ontario Arts Council, assists Ontario-based professional theatre creators, individuals and collectives, by providing grants through third-party recommenders to develop new work. Essential Collective Theatre has been approved by the OAC as a third-party recommender for the 2017-2018 Season.
Who is eligible:
Professional theatre artists who are residents of Ontario with a permanent physical address in Ontario.
Ad hoc groups/collectives composed of a majority of Ontario residents.
Who is not eligible:
Employees or board members of the recommending theatre organization, or immediate family members of staff or board members
Application Deadline: TBD
Essential Collective Theatre requests the following items from applicants in addition to the required OAC form:
- A cover letter outlining the reasons for applying to the program including an artist statement
- An up-to-date CV/Resume
- A concise one-page outline of the project, the goals for the project, and its history if applicable
- Statement about the connection of project to the Niagara Region (max. 250 words)
- Script sample (max. 5 pages)
Please send the completed OAC form along with the above materials in PDF form to Essential Collective Theatre’s Artistic Director, Colin B Anthes: firstname.lastname@example.org