OAC Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators

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Workman Arts is a recommender for the Ontario Arts Council’s (OAC) Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators, a program to assist theatre creators to develop new work.

Recommenders are given the responsibility to choose the recipients for the grants (rather than an OAC jury). The minimum grant awarded is $1,000 and the maximum is $3,000.

We prioritize the allocation of funds to projects by creator(s) with lived experience of mental health/addiction content/subject matter explores mental health/addiction in a sophisticated and artistically grounded way; may be multidisciplinary. This program is open to applications from Workman Arts members and non-members, as per the guidelines of the program.

You will be asked to submit a CV (mandatory) and script sample.

Applications for this program are open September 2021 – January 2022, with each recommender setting their own deadline. Our deadline for this programming year is November 24, 2021, 1 pm ET.  

All applications for Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators must be submitted through the OAC’s online granting portal, Nova, and not directly to Workman Arts.

For further information on application requirements, including eligibility information, please visit the OAC website.

For a list of other recommenders, click here.

For Questions Please Contact:
Kais Padamshi
Interim Public Programming and Partnerships Manager
416-583-4339, ext. 4

2021-22 Deadline:

November 24, 2021, 1 pm ET