Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Archived October 29, 2020 Artistic Residencies The deadline for this opportunity has passed. Deadline to Apply: Monday, November 16, 2020 Please email Kathryn Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. Performance Residencies 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). What we can provide for the performances residencies: 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 the needs of the 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. Development Residencies 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 individuals decide. What we can Provide for Development Residencies: The Vertigo Playhouse or Studio. Up to two weeks (Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm) for development and general use of space. A Vertigo Theatre representative to assist if needed. Up to two evenings for invitation showcases 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. Available Dates Up to three performance residency slots and up to three development residency slots available throughout the 20/21 season. The open residency dates are January to June 2021. Date specifics will be discussed further with Vertigo Theatre upon selection. Application Proposals Should Include the Following Residency stream selection (Performance or Development). A short project description including a discussion of what stage the project is currently at; the artistic goal or line of inquiry associated with the proposed phase of your project; and a further, future goal for the project. A list of artists involved thus far. We understand that not all artists may be finalized at the time of submitting. A brief outline of why Vertigo Theatre is a suitable partner for your work. A description of any technical needs you anticipate during the workshop. CV’s are not required. Applicants are encouraged to reach out to Vertigo to discuss their proposal in advance. Please contact Craig Hall at email@example.com or Kathryn Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. We encourage applications from BIPOC, queer, disability/mad, and early career artists. Vertigo Theatre also acknowledges and supports the work of the 35//50 Initiative. This initiative prioritizes work that upholds the balance of projects having 35% BIPOC identified artists, and 50% women/non-binary artists/trans/intersex artists. If these guidelines provide any barriers, please reach out to email@example.com and we would be happy to discuss an alternative application process. Vertigo Theatre Vertigo is committed to investing in high caliber artistic creation; to developing vital artistic partnerships with a wide range of people, organizations, and disciplines; to engaging artists who prioritize and promote the value of art in our community; and to provide opportunities to folks who have been historically underrepresented in the mystery genre. Please consider Vertigo Theatre’s values (listed below) when developing your application. Excellence We hold ourselves to the highest standards through the thoughtful selection of artists we commission, and the resources made available to their process. Collaboration We believe that a commitment to finding vital artistic partnerships for each project will elevate their ability to succeed. This collaboration is essential in diversifying form and practice, strengthening processes, accessing new audiences, and broadening our impact. Advocacy We engage in projects and processes that prioritize and promote the value of art in our community, serving as a catalyst for a creative, forward-thinking future. Accessibility We are committed to reflecting the diversity of our city by providing opportunities to people who have been historically underrepresented in the mystery genre. Accountability Ensure responsible, sustainable management of resources through artistic, social, ethical, and financial integrity and transparency. 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 inquiries and proposals to Kathryn Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 16, 2020, at 11:59pm. Successful candidates will be contacted by November 30, 2020.