OAC Recommender Grants For Theatre Creators

Theatre Aquarius returns as a recommender for funding by the Ontario Arts Council

Theatre Aquarius has been chosen as a 3rd party recommender for funding by the Ontario Arts Council under its Grants for Theatre Creators. As part of this program, individual artists can apply for funding directly to Theatre Aquarius using an official OAC procedure. The program will support individual creators working on new work.


For the list of other recommenders and their priorities and deadlines, program guidelines and an application form please visit: http://www.arts.on.ca/grants/recommender-grants-for-theatre-creators/recommenders-for-theatre-creators


Theatre Aquarius requests the following to be part of each submission:

  • An explanation of the topic, theme or story they wish to create or develop.
  • An outline of their creative process and timeline.
  • Professional resume.
  • A brief writing sample.
  • A statement of how they would evaluate their success.


Theatre Aquarius has established the following priorities for funding allocations:

  • Hamilton and area (Halton and Niagara) based writers/creators.


Minimum grant request is set at $1,000 and maximum at $4,000.  However, due to budgetary constraints, awarded amounts may be smaller than requested.


Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2017 (Please note that other recommenders of this program have each set their own deadlines).


Please direct all submissions to:


Theatre Aquarius

TCR Submissions

190 King William St,

Hamilton, ON

L8R 3K2

For more information or to discuss this project, please contact Luke Brown at (905) 522-7815 ext. 232 or lbrown@theatreaquarius.org.

Program, Artists, Dates and Prices Subject to Change.  All Sales Final.  No Refunds.

Theatre Aquarius is a not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to creating outstanding, accessible, live theatre that entertains, challenges, & educates.  Charitable Registration Number 11921 3957 RR0001