Ontario Council of Folk Festivals (OCFF - showcasing

By: Ocff  09-12-2011
Keywords: artists

Artists may submit applications to showcase in the categories of Official, Family, or Youth.In addition, anyone may apply to present a Private Showcase.

Official and Family Showcase Applications - Deadline: Closed
Twenty-four slots are available for official showcases each year. Artists selected by the showcase jury will perform for artistic directors and presenters from across Canada and around the world as well as conference delegates in a 20-25 minute set.

For the family showcase, two applicants are chosen by jury to perform 20-25 minute sets to an audience of suitably-aged children, parents and presenters. The showcase is hosted by a family performer.

Youth Showcase Applications - Deadline: Closed
Five youth performers (15 to 21 years of age) have been chosen, and will be matched with established artists from the community for one-on-one mentorship. The OCFF Youth Program also offers workshops, master classes, an enhanced orientation to the OCFF event and community, a youth ‘hub’, opportunities for collaboration, and, of course, a special showcase set. For more information, visit the page.

Keywords: artists

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