One Trunk Theatre and The Manitoba Association of Playwrights: Creative Hot House, Application Deadline December 11

Winter is just around the corner, but it's getting hot in here...

Calling all theatre artists!

Do you have a creative idea, project, or theatrical experiment you need help with? Do you have burning questions about how to move forward with your creative venture? Are you looking for talented collaborative partners to workshop with?

Then we're looking for you too!

One Trunk Theatre and Manitoba Association of Playwrights are partnering up to develop our creative Hot House. The Hot House is a free workshop designed to help you develop your theatrical ideas and answer your hottest artistic questions. We can support you in areas such as technology (audio/visual, live-streaming), design, writing, creation, theatrical/technical problem solving, devised theatre practice and more! Nothing is off the table!

We will be selecting 4 creators to participate in the Hot House- each receiving their own individual workshop specifically designed to meet the needs of their project. The Hot House will take place in January 2021, consisting of a 1 hour consultation followed (a week later) by a 3-4 hour workshop. Selected creators will be collaborating with Andraea Sartison, Gwendolyn Collins and Kara Joseph to bring the Hot House to life! Let us work for you!

How to Apply:

If you're ready to have some fun in the Hot House, then you can submit a letter - no more than 1 page - to Your application should include:

  1. A description of your project and who you are.
  2. Your burning theatrical question(s) that you wish to explore at the Hot House.
  3. Suggestions of what you need from Hot House collaborators. Can we be your readers? Taskers? Technicians? Dramaturges? Experiment Subjects? Researchers?

The application deadline is December 11, 2020 and accepted applicants will be contacted before 2021!

Hot House participants will be selected by Manitoba Association of Playwrights and One Trunk Theatre staff collaboratively. Any applicants not selected will receive a written response and individualized "creative task" from One Trunk Theatre to keep your project moving.

Let's Get Creative!