Vertigo Theatre invites proposals from members of the Calgary arts community for Performance Residencies as well as Development Residencies. We are welcoming applications from any artistic medium which includes, but is not limited to: theatre, visual art, dance, music, film, etc.
**Please note any and all activities and performances must follow COVID -19 safety guidelines as regulated by the province of Alberta and the City of Calgary.
These residencies are intended for independent companies, collectives, or individual artists to utilize the Vertigo Playhouse or Studio for the staging of a live or online performance. These residencies can range from short-run ticketed productions (with social distancing and safety protocols as required) to work-in-progress showings that require technical elements (i.e: theatre performance, art show, live music concert, etc).
Up to a three week residency in Vertigo’s Playhouse or studio with house lighting, sound and seating plots.
Up to 30 hours with Vertigo’s Playhouse or Studio Technician for any technical needs or production support.
Box Office and FOH support for public performances can be provided based on needs of project
Requests for additional support and resources will be considered on a case by case basis, or can be provided at our Arts Partners rates.
These residencies are intended for independent companies, collectives, or individual artists to utilize the Vertigo Playhouse or Studio for script development, collective creation, or as a general creation space. These spaces could be used in a variety of ways depending on how the group or individual decide.
The Vertigo Playhouse or Studio.
Up to 2 weeks (Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm) for development and general use of space.
A Vertigo Theatre representative to assist if needed.
Up to two evenings for invited showcase of work in-process, if desired.
Requests for additional support and resources will be considered on a case by case basis, or can be provided at our Arts Partners rates
We regret that we cannot provide accommodation or living subsidies for either residency.
If these guidelines provide any barriers, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org and we would be happy to discuss an alternative application process.
Artistic Director Craig Hall, Associate Artistic Director Jenna Rodgers and Artistic Associate Kathryn Smith will be responsible for selecting the six successful applicants.
Please direct all enquiries and proposals to Kathryn Smith email@example.com by November 16th, 2020 at 11:59 pm. Successful candidates will be contacted by November 30th, 2020.