Theatre Projects

Toronto Arts Council

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February and August, annually




Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Contact Information

Elahe Marjovi

Theatre Program Manager


Phone Number: 416-392-6802 x 220


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

Through its Theatre Projects program, Toronto Arts Council (TAC) provides funding support to professional, non-profit, Toronto theatre organizations and collectives to pursue one-time or time-limited theatre projects involving creation, production, presentation, dissemination and/or other activities that contribute to the development of theatre in Toronto. The City of Toronto provides the funding for this program through its Community Partnership and Investment Program.

    Additional Information

    Applicants may apply in one of five categories:
    • Full Production; supports rehearsal, production and presentation of a fully developed work.
    • Production in a Festival: supports the rehearsal, production and presentation of a work in a
    curated festival. Confirmation of festival participation is required.
    • Festival: supports an event that presents theatre groups and artists.
    • Workshop: supports the development of a work and involves artists and playwright in the
    workshop process, and must include a reading or a presentation. Activities eligible for the TAC
    Playwrights grant program are not eligible in this category.
    • Special Initiatives: supports projects that develop and advance the practice of theatre in Toronto,
    and/or contribute to an understanding and appreciation of theatre. Projects can include professional
    development opportunities that benefit the theatre community, conferences, etc.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Individual, Organization
    Artistic Discipline
    Performing arts - Theatre
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting
    Priority Community
    Career Type


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