Calls for Submission

We are always looking for volunteer ushers for our Mainstage shows and festivals.

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The 39th Rhubarb Festival
Deadline: Friday, September 15

Canada’s longest running new work festival seeks proposals for new, not previously produced performance projects and theatrical experiments. Rhubarb is a space for imagination and for pushing boundaries: your own, your audiences’, and those of your artistic practice. We are looking for proposals by Artists who seek to explore and expand – Projects that fight the normative, projects that ask big questions, and forms that ask the impossible.

Click here for full details and to apply

Calls for Submission Calendar

At pretty much any given moment, we’ve got some kind of call out. Here is a list of programs with open calls, and the times they tend to be posted each year.

  • Queer Emerging Artist Award – February
  • Emerging Creators Unit – June
  • The Rhubarb Festival – July
  • Theatre Creators Reserve Grants – October

Script Submissions

Buddies in Bad Times is not currently accepting script submissions. If you would like to have your script considered, please send a brief introduction – including plot summary, cast size, and development/production history – along with the playwright’s bio to the following address (email submissions will not be accepted):

Script Submissions
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
12 Alexander Street
Toronto ON
M4Y 1B4