Open Call

Indigenous Performing Arts Residency

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

With Funding
Banff, Canada


This residency offers a range of work spaces and facilities depending on participants' needs and availability. Banff Centre provides limited production support for these residencies. Additional technical support may be negotiated when possible. Partial residencies may be available.

Number of Participants

We invite project proposals from individual Indigenous artists, Indigenous artistic collectives, and Indigenous companies of all sizes. Artists with projects at various stages of development are encouraged to apply - whether at the conceptual, creation, development, refinement, or redevelopment stage of a new work.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


September 30, 2019 - October 06, 2019


  • CA$1,147.00 stipend (one-time)


  • CA$35.00 application fee
  • CA$1,147.00 program fee (one-time)


Individual Studio, Library, Piano, Stage


Private Room


Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch


Acting, Choreography, Composers, Conceptual Art, Dance Groups, Immersive Experiences, Interdiscplinary Arts, Performance Art, Public Art, Singing, Theatre


No languages listed

Program Description

Banff Centre is committed to the development, and production of new works in all major performance disciplines and encourages bold collaborations. Indigenous Performing Arts residencies are designed for Indigenous artists to work on the initial creation phase of a new work in one or more of our studio spaces.

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