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Call for Submissions: Day of Delight - Deadline Extended

Sunday, June 17th, 2012 will mark Clay & Paper Theatre's 10th annual Day of Delight in Toronto's beautiful Dufferin Grove Park. This special tenth anniversary celebration of love, courtship and desire will highlight our most deeply-rooted devotions, perennial of passions and long-lasting loves.

We are seeking collaborators of all artistic disciplines to contribute works that respond to Day of Delight's themes of Love, Courtship and Desire. Works of all artistic disciplines are encouraged. This includes theatre, music, dance, spectacle, poetry, performance art, installation, puppetry, participatory works... we dare you to surprise us!

Offerings can be large or small, new or old – but must be suitable for outdoor space and respond to the themes of love, courtship and desire. We have found that works of about 15 minutes in length seem to work best, whereas dialogue-driven works of a realistic nature seem to work the least. A modest honorarium will be offered to all participating individuals or groups. Please note that you are responsible for providing all requirements for your production, ie: cast, director, set pieces, etc., although we will provide whatever support we can.

BYOA (Bring your own Accessibility): Clay & Paper Theatre encourages applications that integrate accessibility solutions into the performance, such as someone performing in American Sign Language, featuring a wheelchair performer, or including integrated descriptive dialogue to increase accessibility for the blind or visually impaired. Use your imagination and BYOA!

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 5 PM.

PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING FOR CONSIDERATION:

  • A 250-500 word proposal outlining the project and its connection with Day of Delight's theme, as well as a list of technical requirements, if applicable.
  • A script (if applicable)
  • Artist Statement (optional)
  • CV's for participating artists
  • Support Material: A maximum of 10 images, 2 videos, and/or audio files (videos via link, CD or DVD)


PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL ELECTRONICALLY TO:

clayandpaper@sympatico.ca

Or by mail:

Day of Delight Submissions
Clay & Paper Theatre
163 Concord Ave
Toronto ON M6H 2P2

Please feel free to contact us with any questions at clayandpaper@sympatico.ca or 416-708-3332. Only selected artists will be contacted.

. . . But wait, there's more! Clay & Paper Theatre is embarking on a three year residency with Gaslight Tour in Collingwood where we will be presenting Day of Delight North on May 26th, 2012! We welcome those selected for Day of Delight (Dufferin Grove) for this additional performance opportunity in Collingwood. A secondary honorarium will be provided, including travel expenses.