We are happy to receive submissions from actors, stage managers, directors, designers and other artists who are interested in working with Jupiter Theatre. To be added to our artist database, please send an email to Artistic Producer Andrew G. Cooper with your resume. Actors, please also include a headshot. Designers and directors, please include an electronic portfolio or examples of your work.
seeking submissions FOR wRITERS FOR (exp)lore
ABOUT THE PROJECT
(exp)lore is the first installment in Jupiter Theatre’s new Digital Audio Theatre Experience, a podcast to be enjoyed in the community while social distancing. This anthology of site-specific stories takes an imaginative dive into the past and future of Calgary’s inner city.
We are seeking writers for individual episodes for round two of this new audio theatre project. At this time, we are seeking submissions from Calgary-based BIPOC artists. Jupiter Theatre encourages submissions from diverse BIPOC artists regardless of gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
(exp)lore will be an ongoing anthology, beginning with this season of 30-minute audio plays released regularly starting in September 2020. Writing and revisions, guided by the co-creators of the project, will begin in July or August 2020. Writers will be paid a fee per episode.
To submit, the following to Andrew G. Cooper at with the subject line “WRITER SUBMISSION”.
Your resume as a writer or list of previous writing experience.
A writing sample of previous work (maximum ten pages).
Please attach files as separate .pdf files. If these submission guidelines are a barrier to you for any reason, please reach out to us to discuss.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT FOR THIS ROUND: Currently ongoing.
Jupiter Theatre is an independent theatre company in Calgary, AB. We create original works of Canadian theatre that are visual, physical, and musical. We share powerful stories that explore the human condition and challenge audiences with contemporary social issues through visceral and innovative productions. (EXP)LORE is produced by Jupiter Theatre with funding from the Calgary Arts Development through the Rozsa Foundation’s Online Programming Grant. The project is led by Andrew G. Cooper (co-creator and Jupiter Theatre Artistic Producer), Mehgan Smith (co-creator, co-producer), and Skylar Desjardins (Production and Technical Manager).
Jupiter Theatre would like to recognize the lands on which we work, explore, and create. Jupiter Theatre calls Treaty 7 Territory our home, which is the traditional territory of the Blackfoot Confederacy which includes the Kainai, Siksika and Piikani Nations, Tsuu T'ina (Dene) Nation and the Stony/Nakoda Nation which include the Bearspaw, Chiniki, Wesley Nations and the Metis Nation Region 3.
SEEKING MEMBERS FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jupiter Theatre is seeking members of the community to join its Board of Directors. Board members will aid Jupiter Theatre in effectively and efficiently executing its mission to create original works of Canadian theatre that are visual, physical, and musical. We seek to share powerful stories that explore the human condition and challenge audiences with contemporary social issues through visceral and innovative productions. Joining our board of directors will mean contributing to the arts and theatre community in Calgary in a meaningful way.
Knowledge and skills in governance, finance, development or fundraising, marketing, or human resources are an asset, but no previous experience is required. Jupiter Theatre is a new, small organization. If you have thought about joining a board of directors but feel that you lack experience – this is the board for you!
We are currently recruiting board members on an ongoing basis for one and two year terms. The board of directors will meet monthly. To apply, please email Andrew G. Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org with any experience you have and your interest in the company.