Canada

Opportunities: Open Call for OFFTA Festival 2013 (Montreal, QC, Canada )

This is an open call looking for performance projects in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  The festival just finished up it’s 6th edition and is often considered an extremely well curated and exciting festival.  It runs concurrently with the Festival Trans Ameriques which is larger but does not have an open call and often programs established material from anyway other then Quebec. CALL FOR PROJECTS 2013 – MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA – DEADLINE – OCTOBER 8th 2012 OFFTA is an artistic event created on the fringe of the Festival TransAmériques. Each year, OFFTA offers a multidisciplinary programme focused on contemporary creation and the combination of performance arts. OFFTA is exceptional in its artistic direction, promoting unique and strong approaches, emerging techniques a...

In Performance: Dedicated to the Revolutions (Canada)

Dedicated to the Revolutions is a show about seven scientific revolutions that a grade eight teacher once said altered the course of humanity: Gutenberg, Copernican, Newtonian, Industrial, Darwinian, Nuclear and Information. Six performers, not in any way experts in science and not apologizing for that, attempt to understand and question our notions of progress and knowledge and share that with an audience using things they found around the house. With whiteboards, unrehearsed questions and answers, songs, and demonstrations, Small Wooden Shoe demonstrates the difficulty of demonstrating the effects of progress on our lives. Small Wooden Shoe engages with the world in an honest, informal way while maintaining the need to step up and entertain. Absurd and delightful with a critical eye and ...