Call for Submissions: fu-GEN Resident Artist

fu-GEN is searching for an individual or group/collective to be the Resident Artist for their 2012-2013 season.


Residency runs from September 1st to August 31st (12 months)
175 hours of development time in our renovated rehearsal space
Access to music stands, chairs, folding tables, internet, printer and some admin support including photocopying


Only individuals or groups without artistic homes are eligible to apply
All performance disciplines (Music, Dance, Theatre, Technicians, Stage Management) are encouraged to apply
Applicants must submit with a specific project in mind that they would like to work on over the course of the residency

Please refer to the Resident Artist Application Guidelines below for your submission.

The deadline for submissions is 10:00 PM on Monday August 20th, 2012.

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fu-GEN Guidelines for 2012-2013 Resident Artist

We aim to support vitality in the arts by selecting one group or individual to become resident artists with fu-GEN. As Resident Artist, you will have access to our resources, including up to 175 hours of our rehearsal space. fu-GEN’s rehearsal space is recently renovated (summer 2011) and is equipped with full-sized dance mirrors, a ROSCO dance floor, a couch, and a kitchenette area. The successful applicant will also have access to music stands, chairs, folding tables and some admin support including photocopying.

It is our aim to nurture the creative process while respecting the individual needs of different artists. We are looking for groups or individuals willing to build a successful partnership to promote a sustainable, healthy arts community. Please note that we also welcome submissions from Stage Management artists who can articulate a need for these resources.

To apply, please send a letter of intent (maximum 2 pages) letting us know what you, your group, and your project is all about. We want to know how you will utilize your time in the space, and what makes us the best fit for you.

Please include in your letter:

a statement of intent
a description of the nature of your work
how you would use your time in the space
your mission or mandate statement

Submissions will be accepted by email ONLY, and can be attached in either PDF or Word format. Any material received by mail or delivered in person will not be considered. Please email all submissions to with the subject heading “Resident Artist Submission 2012-2013”.

Please note that as per our mandate, pan-Asian Pacific artists and artists of colour will be given first priority.