CBT is now accepting applications from both new and emerging artists for the Ontario Arts Council’s Theatre Creators’ Reserve Program. This program is designed to help fund the creation of new work by Ontario-based artists. In keeping with CBT’s mandate to nurture and develop artists in the community, a priority will given to Filipino-Canadian artists and then the broader community. CBT encourages a wide variety of approaches to creating theatre, including theatre that integrates multiple arts forms such as but not limited to poetry, music, and movement. Applicants may request a minimum of $1000 to a maximum of $5000. Applicants can find the application form, as well as information on eligibility and program guidelines here. Due January 13th, 2012.

Submission Guidelines:
Applicants are asked to submit 3 copies of the following:
• A bio(s) or CV(s) that demonstrates where the applicant(s) is in their career as an artist
• A letter of proposal outlining their development history (if relevant), theatrical story/idea, and why this story is important for the artist to tell
• A script sample of the work they are interested in developing OR a creative writing sample
• A proposed budget, with details on how the money will be spent.
• One copy of the completed OAC application form

Submissions can be sent via mail or dropped off to
Carlos Bulosan Theatre
167 Augusta Ave
Toronto ON, M5T 2L4