Artist Support

New Works supports artists each year through a variety of services, which include grant writing, administration, graphic design, marketing and promotion, mentorship, consultations and more.

These services are provided at sliding-scale, and subsidized rates, with some aspects provided free. To learn more about the Support Services we provide, please email us at info@newworks.ca.

Over the past two years we have provided support to:
Olivia C. Davies – O.Dela Arts
Holly Bright
Shay Kuebler – Radical System Art
Deanna Peters – Mutable Subject
Tin Gamboa
Jennifer McLeish-Lewis
Nyla Carpentier
Jacky Essombe
Immigrant Lessons
OURO Collective
Olivia Shaffer
Daisy Thompson
Luciana Freire D’Anunciacao
Foolish operations / Julie Lebel
Chalk dance collective
Inverso Productions
Marissa Wong/ TWObigsteps Collective
Jamie Robinson
Erica Hiroko Isomura
Rachel Meyer
Veronique West
Anais West
Stefania Indelicato
Damarise Ste Marie
Katie Cassady
Eloi Homier
Helen Walkley
Alexis Fletcher
Antonio Somera
The Bitting School

We have also held one-on-one consultations with dozens of artists and hosted two grant clinics in March and August 2019. We also continue to provide subsidize tickets and artist discounts to all of our performances.

We provide ongoing Dance Management services to:
Out Innerspace Dance Theatre
Stephanie Morin Robert
Justine A. Chambers

Past clients include:
Tara Cheyenne Performance
The Response Dance Society
Company 605
Wen Wei Dance
Company Co.ERASGA

The needs in the Arts community fluctuate and shift over time, we welcome your feedback, comments, and ideas.


Apply for Support in 2020!

We are launching a new framework for our service to dance makers and companies, and we want to hear from you. If you are an artist or company looking for support services in 2020:

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Apply online at:  https://bit.ly/2LLsah4

Selection Criteria:

  • This program is open to dance artists. Projects can include interdisciplinary elements.
  • The artist or company must be based in BC.
  • The project submitted must have clear and specific goals and objectives.
  • The project must start March 2020 or after.

We encourage applications from equity-seeking artists who have or are facing systemic barriers that infringe on their artistic career. This includes, but is not limited to, artists who identify as Indigenous, Black, Person of Colour, Trans, Non-binary, Queer, Disabled, low income, and living in the intersections of these identities.

The requests for support will be reviewed by a selection committee in February 2020.

Selected projects will be announced in March 2020.

If you have any questions please contact Joanna Garfinkel at joanna@newworks.ca.


Since 1998 New Works has operated as a vibrant dance management + performance organization. We provide stable, affordable management services to some of Vancouver’s most innovative dance artists.
To learn more about our clients, visit our Management page.