OAC Recommender Grants

Theatre Garganuta is pleased and proud to once again be participating in this year’s OAC’s Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators program.  As for the last number of years, Gargantua is excited to help theatre creators at all points in their careers, but are always interested in hearing more about, and supporting what new and emerging artists are trying to do.

Recommender Grants allow Theatre Gargantua to assist artists working in multidisciplinary performance and in exploring new modes of performance creation. We recommend projects focused on devised, original contemporary works of multi-disciplinary theatre, physical theatre and/or new processes of theatre creation.

Did you know:

  • The minimum grant we can recommend for is $1,000 and the maximum is $3,000, however Theatre Gargantua has a total of $12,000 to allocate to recommended projects.
  • This program offers the possibility of an additional accessibility payment to artists who are Deaf or have disabilities, these funds are allocated separately by the OAC.
  • Please review all details of the program HERE

To apply: all applications must be submitted through the OAC’s online portal, Nova. Visit HERE for details. Please ensure your account has been created and verified in well in advance of the submission deadline. Applicants will be asked to provide:

  • Basic information about the project
  • CV of key artists
  • complete applicable questions

Submissions open until January 13th, 2023 – 1pm. 

Please email info@theatregargantua.ca with any questions.

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