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Call for Artists – 2021 Summer Dance and Music Event

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. 

Review past Summer Dance and Music presentations here. Underrepresented dance and music genres are preferred for this presentation opportunity.  

How to Apply:

Please complete the application form below. 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 web-page or YouTube video)

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