OFFTA | Call for projects

In order for us to plan the performances of the OFFTA’s 5th edition, we invite you to send them your projects.

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Created on the edge of the Festival TransAmériques to become an artistic event with gathering possibilities, the OFFTA offers a multidisciplinary performing series that centres on contemporary creation and the mixing of various live art forms. Its artistic direction encourages peculiar approaches, emerging practices and experimentation. The OFFTA highlights creative practices in the artistic community and acts a means of discussion between artists from different disciplines and backgrounds.

In order for them to plan the performances of the OFFTA’s 5th edition, they invite you to send them your projects before October 18th.

OFFTA offers :

  • A promotional partnership;
  • On-site support during the OFFTA: theatre equipment, technical crew, etc.;
  • Ticket office and reception;
  • Shared ticket office between the OFFTA and the company according to production size, on a case-by-case basis.

Application criteria :

  • Project must be submitted by professional artists in performing arts;
  • Project must be independent and produced by the applicant (financing, publicity, etc.);
  • Project must have a technical director available for set-ups and strikes;
  • Artists must be available for the entire length of the festival (from May 26th to June 4th, 2011).

Application requirements :

  • A detailed description of the project (1000 words maximum);
  • Short bios of all participating artists and a short history of the company;
  • Technical specifications for the project;
  • Contact information (phone number, address and email) of the project manager and the technical director;
  • Any relevant material (synopsis, excerpt, DVD, photos, etc.).

All documents must be in 81/2×11 paper size, front only and non-stapled. Project title, artistic discipline as well as contact information for the project manager and the technical director must appear on the first page. Email them a copy of your documents at [email protected].

All applications must be sent by October 18th, 2010 at the following address: OFFTA – 1587 avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1Z3

Download this call for projects in PDF format >> here

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