Calls for Entry & Opportunities

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DANCE 

GUELPH DANCE: YOUTH MOVES | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Youth Moves is open to all southern Ontario dancers under the age of 19, whose exuberance and enthusiasm is as infectious as it is inspiring, performing works created by professional choreographers. Performances occur on the Sunday of the Festival weekend in the 200-seat Co-operators Hall, River Run Centre. For further details, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: December 01, 2017
LITERARY 

PRAIRIE FIRE | 2017 ANNUAL WRITING CONTEST SUBMISSION CALL

Prairie Fire Press is now accepting entries for Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award, Short Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Contests. For details on submissions and requirements, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 30, 2017 (postmarked)​

PLENITUDE MAGAZINE | EMERGING WRITER MENTORSHIP AWARD

Plenitude Magazine invites emerging Canadian queer writers to enter the Emerging Writer Mentorship Award. Eligible writers have yet to publish their work in book form. One emerging Canadian LGBTQ writer will be awarded a mentorship is with Michael V. Smith including two rounds of manuscript evaluation of up to three works of non-fiction and two phone or Skype meeting with mentor. For further details, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: December 11, 2017

GRITLIT WRITING CONTEST | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

gritLIT: Hamilton’s Readers & Writers festival is looking for original, unpublished works of creative nonfiction or memoir for our 2017-2018 Writing Contest. One grand prize winner will receive a cash prize, publication on their website, and an invitation to read at a gritLIT 2018 event. There will also be two honourable mentions will receive. For further details, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: January 10, 2018
MUSIC

​DUNDAS VALLEY ORCHESTRA | STUDENT COMPOSER COMPETITION

The Dundas Valley Orchestra is accepting compositions (suggested length: 5 to 10
minutes) by students currently enrolled in a Canadian educational institution
(secondary or post-secondary, full or part time). The winning composition will be performed by the DVO in April and May 2018 (up to 3 separate performances) and earn a cash prize of $250.00. For further details, download the PDF.

  • DEADLINE: February 02, 2018

HAMILTON ALL STAR JAZZ BAND  |  CONTINUOUS AUDITIONS

The Hamilton All Star Jazz Band is holding auditions for ages 12 to 25; saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass, piano, drums, & vocal.  Audition anytime for placement or the waiting list.  Candidates requesting an audition will be considered for the three 20-piece jazz ensembles and for the proposed Master Classes that will take place throughout the year. For further details, follow the LINK.

  • AUDITION DATES:  ONGOING
PUBLIC ART

CITY OF HAMILTON | JAMES STREET SOUTH MURAL CALL FOR ARTISTS

The City of Hamilton is seeking professional Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals for a mural, to be installed on an exterior wall on James Street South, across from the Hamilton GO Centre in downtown Hamilton. Artists will be selected by a citizen Jury through a two-stage process involving a written statement of approach and qualifications, followed by submission of a detailed proposal by selected Artists. For further details, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 23, 2017
THEATRE

​CLASSICAL THEATRE COMPANY | PLAY COMPETITION

The play must be based on the life of legendary actor James Dean. Winner will receive a $250 cash prize plus shared compensation of production proceeds. For futher information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: February 08, 2018
VISUAL ARTS 

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC | CALL FOR GALLERY SUBMISSIONS

Hamilton Artists Inc. is seeking dynamic proposals from artists, collectives and curators at various stages of their careers and from across disciplines for its exhibition platforms, which include the Cannon Gallery; James Gallery; Cannon Project Wall; and ArcelorMittal Dofasco Courtyard. As an artist-run centre, the Inc. is interested in works/projects that have potential impact, push boundaries and engage with critical, conceptual and/or experimental contexts from a diverse range of perspectives and voices. For further details, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: December 15, 2017
VOLUNTEERS

ART SPIN HAMILTON | CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
 
Art Spin Hamilton is an interactive bike and art tour that focuses on alternative ways of experiencing art by placing it in unexpected venues throughout the city. The event is a fun, group oriented adventure open to all levels of cyclists and ages! They are looking for volunteers to join their team for the first spin in Hamilton on Friday, July 07, 2017! For further details, email contact@artspinhamilton.ca.  

  • DEADLINE: ONGOING