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January 13, 2022

ThisGen Fellowship 2022

Hosted by Why Not Theatre

Applications for ThisGen Fellowship 2022 are open to BIPOC Women & Non-Binary Performing Arts Practitioners.

Why Not Theatre in partnership with the National Arts Centre are excited to announce the 2022 iteration of ThisGen Fellowship. ThisGen Fellowship is a national initiative that supports BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) Women and Non-Binary performing arts practitioners get to the next stage in their careers through training, mentorship, hands-on work placements, and peer-to-peer connection.

We are passionate about creating a future where BIPOC Women and Non-Binary people have support, are celebrated, and have the resources and networks they need to thrive in the arts sector. By making connections to institutional leadership, enhancing valuable skill sets, and building a network of peers, ThisGen is a launchpad for Canadian cultural leaders.

All applicants must

  • Identify as Women and/or Non-Binary*
  • Identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and/or a Person of Colour)
  • Have a practice in the performing arts with a focus on either Directing or Producing
  • Be available between April 2022- May 2024 for Fellowship activities (exact dates TBD)

*Note: ThisGen Fellowship is a Trans-inclusive program.

Deadline to apply is Thursday, January 13th, 2022 at 11:59pm ET


If you have any questions about the program or the application process, email producer Tom Arthur Davis at tom@whynot.theatre.