March 24 2021

Call for proposals - Creation, Production and Broadcasting Residencies

Deadline : April 7, 2021

Montreal, March 19, 2021 - Les Grands Ballets is proud to open up a call for proposals for creation, production and broadcasting residencies thanks to its partnership with Conseil des arts de Montréal. This collaboration will allow the company to support and offer a residency to various artist, collectives, creation and production organisations who do not have access to studios on a regular basis.

Equipped with exceptional technical and property resources, Les Grands Ballets will be able to grant access to their rehearsal studios and their Studio-Théâtre and offer the following services, free of charge:

  •  In-studio creation residency for a duration of 40 to 80 hours;
  •  Video shoot days in the Studio-Théâtre;
  •  Production/Broadcasting residency for a maximum of 6 days in the Studio-Théâtre.


Dance artists, collectives or organisations who are interested must submit:

  •  A short biography and description of their artistic approach;
  •  A letter of intent describing the nature of the projects and the desired dates.


The residencies will take place from April to December of 2021.

Information requests and application files must be submitted by email before April 7, 2021 at the following address: lesstudios@grandsballets.com.

*To learn more about the technical specifications of our spaces, visit : https://grandsballets.com/en/discover/rent-our-spaces/

*Given the current pandemic, certain conditions may apply.

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About Les Grands Ballets

For over 60 years, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal has been a creation, production and international performance company devoted to the development of dance in all its forms, while always staying faithful to the spirit of classical ballet. The dancers of Les Grands Ballets, under the artistic direction of Ivan Cavallari, perform choreographies by both long-established and trendsetting creators. Situated at the heart of Montreal’s Quartier des spectacles, Les Grands Ballets offers leisure services in its STUDIOS and supports its National Centre for Dance Therapy, which promotes all the benefits that dance can bring. The company’s mission is also to ensure accessibility to art for everyone; in that spirit its achievements include the founding of The Nutcracker Fund, which every year enables thousands of children to enjoy a first ballet experience. Les Grands Ballets, recognized for its excellence, creativity and daring, is fully committed to the local community, and is acclaimed on stages around the world.

About Conseil des Arts de Montréal

A dynamic partner of artistic creativity in Montreal, the Conseil des arts de Montréal identifies, supports and recognizes excellence and innovation in the creation, production and presentation of professional artistic endeavours. It encourages openness, discovery and daring at the heart of Montreal’s artistic landscape, thanks to its initiatives. Since 1956, the Conseil des arts de Montréal has been an influential player in the development of “Montreal, Cultural Metropolis.”

Media :

Amélie Lapointe
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal
T. 514 849.8681 ext. 276
alapointe@grandsballets.com