Theatre Entrepreneurs’ Network & Training
Interested in a career in theatre, but don’t know where to start?
TENT can help!
TENT connects emerging artists with established artists and theatre leaders, to nurture a new generation of knowledgeable, empowered, creative, self-producing independent artists.
The 2019 TENT program will include:
Workshops > Develop the necessary skills to pursue your career in professional theatre throughout an exciting and diverse series of workshops in areas such as promotion & publicity, grant writing, well-being, and more.
Guest Advisers > TENT workshops are led by guest advisors who are respected working artists, producers and managers. The program provides an excellent opportunity to connect with the professional artistic community.
Free Shows > See 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival programming at no cost with a TENT Rush Pass.
Bursaries > A limited number of $500 bursaries will be available for participants, with focus on those from priority neighbourhoods.
Applications for the 2019 TENT Program are NOW CLOSED.
Please consider an application next year.
WHO CAN APPLY, AND HOW?
- Emerging theatre professionals ages 18-35 years old.
- Must be available beginning July 2nd, 2019 and for the duration of the Toronto Fringe Festival (July 3rd-14th).
- Please note that as there are only TWENTY available spots, post-secondary students (including those in theatre school) will not be considered unless currently in their final year of full-time study.
For additional information, contact Program Director Tanisha Taitt at tent [@] fringetoronto.com
TENT gave me access to the hardworking people making theatre in Canada, and it taught me how I can be one of them.2015 TENT Participant