New Works invites expressions of interest from Metro Vancouver Performing Artists for our Annual Summer Dance & Music event at Ron Basford Park on CMHC Granville Island. Our Vancouver event is scheduled for August 22 2021. Please note we are looking for performances that are 60-75 minutes in length. Artists will provide one performance of 45-60 minutes at Performance Works and Ron Basford Park using their outdoor stage. The artists will also provide a pop up performance of up to 15 minutes with 1-2 company members at a central location on CMHC Granville Island one hour in advance of their scheduled performance as a preview. Underrepresented dance and music genres are preferred for this presentation opportunity.

We welcome and prioritize applications from equity-seeking artists who have or are facing systemic barriers that infringe on their artistic career. This may include artists who identify as IBPOC and/or Trans, Non-binary, Queer, Disabled, low income, and are living in the intersections of these identities. For any additional questions or concerns, please send an email to

Performance Fee: $1500.00

Deadline to Apply: June 23rd, 2021


Please complete the application form link. Not all applications will result in programming opportunities for our event. Artists should prepare to include the following information in their application:

A description of your dance and music practice and/or experience
A link to a sample of your content. (i.e. a link to your webpage or YouTube video)