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Deadline: Friday December 4th, 2020 at 11:59 EST

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 iteration of ThisGen Fellowship! This national initiative supports BIPOC Female, Trans, and/or Non-Binary theatre practitioners get to the next stage in their careers through training, mentorship, guided self-study, and peer-to-peer connection.  

We are passionate about creating a future where BIPOC Female, Trans, and Non-Binary people are supported, celebrated, and have the resources and networks they need to thrive in the arts sector. By making connections to institutional leadership, enhancing valuable skill sets, and building a network of peers, ThisGen is a launchpad for Canadian cultural leaders. 

12 Fellows will be selected as part of the 2021 cohort, and applicants may apply to participate in either the Director Stream or the Cultural Leadership Stream. The program will run February-June 2021.

2 Streams, 12 Fellows and 12 Faculty Members!

  • Director Stream - Develop your skills as a stage director! Director Fellows will embark on a 15-week training program taught by a faculty of award-winning directors from around the world, delivered online.
  • Cultural Leadership Stream - Is your passion in arts leadership, specifically artistic direction or producing? Get paired with a personalized inter/national mentor with experience running an arts organization, and build your own self-guided study with them.

The deadline to apply is Friday December 4th, 2020 at 11:59 EST.

If you have any questions about the program or the application process, email producer Tom Arthur Davis at

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