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Calls to Artists

Workshop West Playwrights Theatre invites playwrights currently residing in Alberta to submit plays in process for one-on-one dramaturgical support and/or production consideration. Click here to submit. 

The City of Victoria has issued a Call to Artists for mural artists. They are looking to add new names to the roster of pre-qualified, artists who are available for mural opportunities from April 2023 through October 2025. Apply by December 5.  

Are you an artist or group (Music, Dance, Film, Theatre or Street Performer) looking to perform at the Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival? They are calling all performers, especially for their Indigenous, Ukrainian, and French Canadian programming. *EXTENDED: Apply by December 10. 

SNAP invites applications to submit proposals for the SNAP SuperTrain Residency, a new project in collaboration with the Edmonton Arts Council and Pattison Outdoor Advertising. Three artists will be selected to create three transitory public art murals wrapping the interior and exterior of three LRT SuperTrains. Submit by December 15.

The International Festival of Winter Cinema is now accepting regular submissions their our 2023 festival. IFWC recognizes and celebrates local and international cinema with winter, alpine and polar themes of any style or genre. IFWC will be running from February 10-19, 2023, in conjunction with Silver Skate. Submit by December 25.

The Art Gallery of St. Albert is looking for artists to feature in the 2024 calendar year. The Gallery welcomes artists, artist groups, and curators of all artistic and cultural backgrounds working in all styles and mediums to propose an exhibition by sending in a submission by February 28, 2023.  Alberta Society of Artists invites Alberta artists to submit to Interiors, a travelling exhibition featuring two-dimensional art. Submit by April 3, 2023.

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.

Submissions are now open for the 2023 Alberta Literary Awards. Writers from across Alberta and their publishers are invited to check out and submit to this year's award categories. Submit to the Alberta Literary Awards by December 31.

Submissions are open for the Edmonton Arts Prizes. The Prizes celebrate artists from a range of art forms and practices, recognizing their work, and investing in their continued experimentation and creation. Submit to the Robert Kroetsch - City of Edmonton Book Prize by December 31, and submit to the City of Edmonton Music Prize, City of Edmonton Film Prize and the Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize by January 20, 2023. Click here for more information.  

Job Opportunities 
The University of Alberta, Department of Art & Design is hiring an Assistant Professor in Sculpture & Expanded Media. The post will remain open until filled. Click here for more information.

Latitude 53 Society of Artists seeks applications for the position of Executive Director. ⁠Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, a governance board, the Executive Director is the key operations and management leader of Latitude 53. Accepting applications until the position is filled.

The Francis Winspear Centre for Music is hiring a Director of Philanthropy. The posting will remain open until suitable candidate is found. Click here for more information. 

FAVA is hiring a Studios & Facilities Manager. The posting will remain open until suitable candidate is found. Click here for more information. 

U of A Fine Arts Department of Drama is hiring an Assistant/Associate Professor in Theatre Design. The competition will remain open until the position has been filled. Click here for more information. 

The Edmonton Heritage Council is hiring a Grants Coordinator to maintain the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP). Apply by December 5. 

U of A Fine Arts Department of Music is hiring an Associate Professor of Piano (Tenure Track). Apply by December 7.

The Royal Alberta Museum is seeking a dynamic and well-qualified candidate for the role of Steward, Indigenous Collections. Apply by December 23, 2022.

SkirtsAfire, a diverse, inclusive theatre and multidisciplinary arts festival, is seeking an Artistic Producer, they are accepting expressions of interest until December 31.   

Mentorship & Internship Opportunities
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Audition Notices
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Board Opportunities

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.

Concrete Theatre is seeking community members to join their Board! Concrete is committed to ensuring diverse representation on the Board with a minimum of 50% IBPOC and gender equity. Applicants with a connection to education (ex. Teacher, school administrator) or who have legal or accounting skills are encouraged to apply. However, they welcome all applicants and will consider board members with a variety of professional backgrounds. Click here to express your interest to join Concrete's team. 

Research Opportunities 
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Volunteer Opportunities
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Space Opportunities
One-bedroom and den suite available for January 1 at Artshub118, Edmonton's only affordable housing co-op for artists and arts and culture industry professionals. $885/month includes parking, heat and water. Dishwasher and in-suite laundry, pet friendly and community patio and events. Edmonton. Email: ARTSHUB118@gmail.com.Click here for more information.

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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