Open Call


Open Call for experimental dance and theatre works, between 5 and 15 mins in length.


Shooting Gallery, is a new contemporary performance series open to dance, theatre and performance art; works in progress and premieres. Created as a opportunity for new ideas, experimentation in movement and interdisciplinary performance, we are striving to create a platform in the Vancouver artistic community for adventurous and interesting work in a low tech studio theatre environment.



Where: The Dusty Flowshop, Vancouver, BC, Canada

When: October 14th/15th

Deadline for application: June 15th

The performance will be a curated mixed bill, two to three spots chosen by open call and two to three by invitation.

Selected artists will receive a cut of the tickets sales and potentially rehearsal space. Technical capabilities in the theatre are limited.

To apply please send a short bio, brief description of proposed piece and two links to recent works to with ‘Shooting Gallery Submission’ in the subject line.

Submissions are open to:

– artists at any stage of their career

– solo, duet and group pieces

– works between 5 – 15 mins

– performances with minimal technical needs

Curatorial criteria is based on: quality of previous work, unique vision, range of aesthetic viewpoints, and artists whose work is underrepresented within the Vancouver arts community.

*accepting submissions from out of town artists, but please note that we cannot provide funding for travel costs.

Costs: None. Selected artists will receive a cut of ticket sales and potentially rehearsal space.

Contact details:

Open Call

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