Call for Submissions – The 2-Spirit Cabaret

Native Earth Performing Arts, in partnership with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, introduce: The 2-Spirit Cabaret

An evening featuring 2-Spirit, Trans and Queer-identified Indigenous Artists! Please join us for a showcase of spoken word and performance, taking place November 11, 2016 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: August 1, 2016.

Please submit a one-page Letter of Interest describing your proposed performance piece and its connection to the 2-Spirit, Queer or Trans experience and identity. Please also include with your submission:

  • Name, address, phone number and email address;
  • High resolution headshot in JPG, PNG or EPS format;
  • 100 word bio;
  • Your Indigenous identity and/or Nation;
  • A writing sample (up to 5 pages) or video (up to 5 minutes) for the proposed piece.

About: The 2-Spirit Cabaret, part of the 29th annual Weesageechak Begins to Dance festival, is a new initiative which seeks to celebrate and unite 2-Spirit, Queer, Trans and Indigenous artists, individuals and allies.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants and associated artists must identify as Indigenous, queer/2-Spirit and be available between November 2nd and November 11th 2016 for rehearsal and performance.

Please submit your Letter of Interest and the required support material by mail or email to:

Jessica Lea Fleming, Weesageechak Festival Producer
Native Earth Performing Arts
#250 – 585 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 2B7

For questions related to the 2-Spirit Cabaret submission process please call 416-531-1402.