Call For Submissions: Annual Resident Companies


Generator provides office space, equipment and mentorship to independent theatre companies over one year of growth or change.
NEW THIS YEAR: Individuals who are their own company may apply for a residency at Generator.

Being in residence at Generator means 24-hour access to office and meeting space including mentorship, wifi, photocopier and printing, and auditing classes in the Artist Producer Training Program. 

This residency promotes capacity building, peer-mentorship and knowledge-sharing among companies and with other artists the organization supports.

Resident Companies as give back to the community at Generator by:

  • Teaching 1-3 classes as part of the Artist Producer Training program
  • Contributing approximately 5 hours to resource generation for (launching soon)

  • Attending events and socials held by Generator

We are seeking applications for two models of residency now:

Resident Companies:

Deadline:  Thursday, May 4, 2017 @ 12pm

Starting in September 2017 and ending in August 2018, your company will work from the Generator space at no cost. Additionally each company receives one week of rehearsal space through a partnership with Artscape.

In the spring, Annual Resident Companies work collaboratively on a project to solve or address a mutual issue that Generator can share with the community.To qualify, companies should have a body of work (or the artists and producers behind a new company should have a track record). These companies should not have grown to the extent that they are now receiving operating or core funding from an arts council. It is a residency for project-based organizations looking to improve or change how they operate.

  • A brief written introduction (2 pages max) to your company including:

  • Its mandate or style, previous productions

  • Company or project members

  • Critical path for the next year

  • A working link to a MAXIMUM 3-minute YouTube video answering the following questions:

         How would you use GENERATOR and what can we offer you?
        What would you do to increase the capacity of your company?
        What is unique about your company that you could teach to other artists, producers or companies?

Complete submissions should be sent in one email to with the subject line “Resident Company Submission” by no later than Thursday, May 4 @ 12pm noon. 

Company Collaborators:

Deadline:  Anytime

NEW THIS SPRING: We are seeking individuals and companies that want to join Generator as Collaborators. We have three options to suit different project/budget needs:

  • Hot Desk –$180/month.  Access to a spot to work at the office 24 hours a day. Limited storage space is also available. (minimum commitment 4 months)

  • *Currently unavailable* Dedicated Desk – $300/month.  A dedicated desk in the office and storage space available. (minimum commitment 1 year)

  • *Currently unavailable* Mirror Room – $650/month.  Private office, complete with a set of sexy sliding door mirrors. Suitable for 2-3 team members. (minimum commitment 1 year)

Please email with information about yourself and/or your company and why you would like to collaborate with Generator.