Arts in the Park 2017 Call for Performers and Visual Artists

Arts in the Park is now accepting applications for its 21st season! Arts in the Park puts on free daily performances and visual art demonstrations that take place every weekday at the Lepage Park for 11 weeks starting May 23rd.
To know more about Arts in the Park: www.artsintheparkyukon.com.

 

CALL FOR PERFORMERS
Musicians and bands of all genres, storytellers, dancers, children’s performers, theatre and circus artists and any other type of performance artists are encouraged to apply to take part in the 2017 edition of Arts in the Park! We welcome applications from both emerging and established artists.

DATES
Arts in the Park 2017 is happening from Tuesday, May 23 to Friday, August 4.
– Noon shows: 12pm to 1pm, Monday to Friday.
– Evening shows: 7pm to 8pm on Wednesdays.
The evening shows are geared towards louder performances, emerging bands and youth based artistic projects.

PERFORMER FEES FOR 1 HOUR PERFORMANCE
Solo: $150
Duo: $200
Trio and over: $300

TO APPLY
Send an e-mail including the following information to producer and programmer Geneviève Doyon at artsinthepark.yk@gmail.com. Please include your band\artist name in the title of the e-mail and submit by April 7:
– a brief ( – a brief (one paragraph) description of your performance (NB: Performances are 1 hour with a very short intermission one way),
– a sample of your work (video or MP3 )technical requirements or equipment that Arts in the Park would be required to supply,
– availability between May 23 and August 4

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 7. APPLICATIONS MAY BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE BUT WILL BE CONSIDERED ONLY FOR THOSE DATES UNFILLED AFTER APRIL 7.

 

CALL FOR VISUAL ARTISTS
Visual artists of all mediums are welcome to apply to spend a week at the park. During this week, artists create and work in front of the public and showcase their artwork.
Visual artists are encouraged to include elements of interaction with audience members of all ages in their application. Arts in the Park can contribute some art supplies that are to be used by audience members.
Arts in the Park 2017 is happening from Tuesday, May 23 to Friday, August 4.
Visual artists are hired to work for a week, Monday to Friday, from noon to 1pm, outdoors at Lepage Park, located at the corner of Wood Street and 3rd Avenue.

PAY
$500 for the week

TO APPLY
Send an e-mail with the following information to producer and programmer Geneviève Doyon at artsinthepark.yk@gmail.com. Please include band\artist name in the title of the e-mail and submit by April 7:
– a brief bio and photo (to be used for promotion purposes)

– a sample of your work,

– a description of how you would interact with the audience

– a listing of equipment/supplies that you will be using, highlighting what AITP would be expected to supply

– availability between May 23 and August 4

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 7. APPLICATIONS MAY BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE BUT WILL BE CONSIDERED ONLY FOR THOSE DATES UNFILLED AFTER APRIL 7.

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