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Calls to Artists
SkirtsAfire Festival is now accepting submissions from artists of all disciplines for their upcoming festival taking place March 2-12, 2023. They welcome submissions from women artists of all diverse backgrounds including cis and trans women, non-binary people who are comfortable performing in a women focused festival, the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, and artists of all ethnicities and all abilities. Submit by September 1.  

Submissions are open for Winterruption 2023. Artists can apply for multiple Winterruption festivals in Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, and the Big Winter Classic in Calgary. Apply by September 14.

Grant & Funding Opportunities

Click here for information on current and upcoming EAC grant opportunities.

APIRG is accepting applications for Event/Project/Research Funding. Grants are available up to a maximum of $2000. Some examples of past grant recipients include speaker or workshop series, publishable academic or journalistic research, and community events. Click here for more information. 

Applications are being accepted for the Live Music Workers Fund through Unison. The temporary fund to supports independent and self-employed live music workers with a one-time payment of $2500. Click here to apply.

The AFC is now accepting applications for the Reactivation Program. This program provides direct financial assistance for independent, self-employed, and gig workers in the live performance sector, serving theatre, comedy, and circus performers, as well as technicians, production, and other live performance professionals who need financial support to maintain or regain work in the sector. Click here for more information.

Canadian Dance Assembly has received funding from the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund to bring direct assistance to independent and self-employed dancers. A total of $2500 each is available to 1500 applicants. Click here for more information. 

Edmonton Opera is accepting applications for the inaugural Rumbold Vocal Prize for outstanding emerging professional opera singers. Submit by September 1.  

Job Opportunities
The Free Will Players Theatre Guild is hiring a Managing Director. Apply by August 15.

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications at MacEwan University is hiring a Curriculum Administrator (Part-time).
 Apply by August 15. 

Arts and Heritage St. Albert is hiring Arts Educators/Instructors. Apply by August 29.

Calgary Arts Development is hiring a Public Art Engagement Specialist. Apply by September 9.

UAlberta Fine Arts Division, Production & Operations, is looking to fill 2 positions for the 2022-2023 Timms Centre, Studio Theatre, Fine Arts Building and Convocation Hall season. They are hiring a Front of House Supervisor and a Box Office Attendant (Casual). Both postings close September 30.  

Mentorship & Internship Opportunities
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Audition Notices
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Board Opportunities
The Writers' Guild of Alberta is looking for members to sit on their 2022-23 Board of Directors. Apply by August 22. 

Mile Zero Dance Society is looking for leaders to join their board of directors. The volunteer board is the strategic heart of the organization, ensuring that Mile Zero Dance (MZD) thrives in the creation, training, and presentation of contemporary dance. Click here for more information.

The Friends of University Hospitals is looking for volunteer board members who represent diverse perspectives in Edmonton and who demonstrate excellence in their field of expertise, bringing to our non-profit a mix of leadership skills, care, and vision critical to due diligence and good governance. Click here to fill out the application form.

Volunteer Opportunities
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Space Opportunities
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To submit a posting to our classifieds, please email: eacweekly@edmontonarts.ca. Opportunities must be paid, or include an honorarium or other benefits. Opportunities should not have a submission fee for artists. Opportunities that are not a fit include, but are not limited to: paid workshops, paid classes, and camps.

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