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The Spot

The Spot

Experimental Performance Opportunity

The submission deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Are you a composer, musician, dancer, electronic artist, interdisciplinary artist, improviser? Have you been developing and working on an innovative concept, composition, idea, plan? Looking for a stage, a performance space to try it out? Seeking an opportunity to present it to a receptive, inquisitive audience?

New Works Calgary invites you to send a proposal for a chance to have a “spot” for your performance on the New Works Calgary 35th Anniversary Season: CRiSSCRoSS and CoNFLueNCe!

Successful works will be:

  • A maximum duration of 10 minutes.
  • A maximum of three performers of any artistic discipline.
  • For which you can provide the required instrument(s), gear, accessories.

New Works Calgary will program your performance as part of a concert event on February 3, 2019, at Festival Hall or March 7, 2019, at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, provide logistic and promotional support, and a $250 honorarium for your performance.

Submissions should be emailed to by no later than December 15, 2018.

Include the following information:

  • Biographies for all performers and creators.
  • Artist statement (500 words).
  • Concept and project statement (1,000 words).
  • Technical requirements.
  • Contact information.

Locations: Festival Hall, or St. Stephen’s Anglican Church
Dates: February 3 and March 7, 2019