Check out the arts opportunities listings and you’ll discover why this section of our website is one of the most visited.  If you’re looking for calls for submissions, work and volunteer opportunities, or workshops; you’ll find extensive choices here.

The opportunities are listed in the languages they were submitted. Although we make every effort to encourage bilingual posting, some listings may appear in only one language.

Want to list an opportunity?  We welcome your submission here

Latest Opportunities

Arms-Length Cultural Development Feasibility Study – Get Involved!

Wed, Jun 20, 2018


Be part of the Community Feedback Session June 20

If you work in, support or enjoy Ottawa’s vibrant cultural scene – help chart the future!

The Research Phase of the Arms-Length Cultural Development Feasibility Study is complete, and the... Read More >

Prologue to the Performing Arts Call

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 Call for Performing Artists in Schools 2019-20 Artist Roster

Are you a performing artist with a passion for reaching young people through the performing arts?

Prologue to the Performing Arts is seeking professional performing artists to... Read More >


Fri, Jun 22, 2018



The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), a non-for-profit organization is seeking an artist(s) to create site-... Read More >

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Fresh Meat 7 (October 2018)

Mon, Jul 2, 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Fresh Meat 7 (October 2018)

Fresh Meat is a playground for Ottawa's theatre makers; giving local individuals and collectives of all levels of experience a unique opportunity to test new ideas in front of an audience. We present world premieres exclusively,... Read More >

undercurrents 2019 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Fri, Jul 6, 2018

undercurrents 2019


undercurrents is Ottawa’s festival of contemporary theatre, produced by the Ottawa Fringe Festival and taking place at Arts Court in February 2019. 

Showcasing the best independent theatre from Ottawa and across the country,... Read More >

Lumiere Festival

Sat, Aug 25, 2018

Have you heard of the Lumière Festival? Once again, we are celebrating the Festival Lumiere in the Ottawa-Gatineau area on August 25, 2018 at Stanley Park.

We are actively looking for volunteers for various positions: security, visitor information, selling popcorns, set up (installing... Read More >

Teaching Contracts with The Ottawa School of Theatre

Sat, Sep 1, 2018

        Teaching Contracts  

The Ottawa School of Theatre (formerly OYPTS) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that provides theatre education in English and French for students of all ages.


Contracts are available for our upcoming 2018-2019 school year:   

... Read More >

Celebration of People: Call for Nominations

Mon, Sep 24, 2018

Celebrate the people who make our community strong!
Celebration of People honours individuals with disabilities who are great role models, and individuals, and organizations, that promote the inclusion of people with disabilities by their... Read More >