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Open Call

Deadline: February 25, 2024, 11:59pm

IGNITE! is a  multi-disciplinary, four-day festival of emerging art and artists. It’s big, it’s bold, it’s beautiful! With 100 artists programmed each year, IGNITE! is a fantastic development, networking, and presentation opportunity for Calgary’s artists.

IGNITE! is a festival dedicated to supporting, mentoring, and presenting early-career artists of all disciplines. IGNITE! allows artists to embrace risks in a supportive environment while providing resources, a bridge to the professional arts community, and meaningful opportunities for collaboration and community building with their peers.

IGNITE! Open Call

We are committed to supporting work from diverse voices, including race, gender, class, ability, and more.

Call for Projects

We’d love to see your projects in the festival!

We are interested in projects in the following areas:

  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Some combination of the above!

The work does not need to be complete at the time of application! We are interested in supporting the development process.

For more information or to submit your project visit

Call for Artists

We’d love to see you in the festival! This is where you’ll apply as an artist without a specific project. We’ll try to pair you with projects through auditions or general artist matchmaking!

We are interested in artists in the following areas:

  • Theatre
  • Actor
  • Designer
  • Director
  • Dramaturge
  • Technician
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Comedy
  • Some combination of the above!

For more information or to submit as an artist, visit

If you are finding any barriers to your application, but would still like to apply, please contact us at