The program supports professional theatrical exploration, creation, development, production, and presentation, regardless of theatrical tradition, as well as initiatives that benefit the Ontario professional theatre community. There are five categories:

  • Creation: initial exploration and development of a theatrical project or idea
  • Creation in Residence: fee for a residence, with a professional not-for-profit Ontario theatre company
  • Development Workshops: workshop or similar development projects
  • Productions: single productions
  • Festivals/Theatre Initiatives: festivals or arts professionals participating in activities and initiatives that significantly benefit the professional theatre community


  • Creation: maximum $5,000
  • Creation in Residence: maximum $10,000
  • Development Workshops: maximum $15,000
  • Productions: maximum $20,000
  • Festivals/Theatre Initiatives: maximum $15,000

Deadline: August 5, 2021 1 p.m. ET

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