undercurrents 2019 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

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, undercurrents invites submissions from Ottawa-based and national companies. The festival will consider applications from established and emerging artists who are working in new play creation, as well as from those touring previously produced original work. We encourage submissions from artists experimenting in form, style, and creation process.

We are also seeking submissions from artists who have have short pieces (under 30 minutes), works-in-progress, or live art/installation pieces.  

Companies and artists who wish to have their production considered for undercurrents 2019 are invited to submit the following materials no later than Friday July 6, 2018.  

Applications will be accepted via our website: undercurrentsfestival.ca/apply  

In addition to the online form, we ask all artists to submit:  
A proposal describing the project, its history, and the participating artists (maximum three pages)
Biographies/CVs of lead artists
Detailed technical specifications for the production
A script sample or completed script
Additional support material (optional): reviews, photos, or letters of support
Questions regarding the festival or the application process can be directed to Patrick Gauthier, Festival Director, at director@ottawafringe.com; or by phone: 613.232.6162 x101 

More information on the undercurrents festival can be found at undercurrentsfestival.ca.