Theatre Engaging Communities (TEC)

The next call for applications will begin in October.

You have a community engagement project?

Through the Theatre Engaging Communities (TEC) program, NTS supports* its students and recent graduates by financing some of their artistic projects produced outside of the School. This program combines the pursuit of artistic excellence with the determination to strengthen theatre’s social impact.

Are you unsure of which tier to apply for in your call for projects?
Do not hesitate to contact Tova Roy, TEC Manager, and schedule a meeting with her at

*Only students and recent NTS graduates (up to 5 years after graduation) may apply for for a grant to produce or perform art projects outside of the School if these projects demonstrate social or community involvement.

We are proud to present our winning 2022 projects!

Take a look for inspiration.

May 2022

Flux in the City
The 70-Mile Yard Sale
Les grandes filles
Sin For You
The Mixed Crips Podcast
The Princess's Mother
Contes et légendes du nord des possibles
Two Hungry Children
V and her Dream
Queer Cabaret
Long Distance Relationship

March 2022

Bon voyage !
Bunk #7 Capacity Building Project
Germination: A Workshop to Nurture New Ideas and Dramaturgical Skills
Mixed Arts Performance Partnership Program
Roots of creation

Two types of grants are possible

Type 1

Project with moderate community involvement:
$1,000 to $2,500

Here, the intended community is invited to participate in part of the process
or the presentation without being at the centre of it.

Type 2

Project focusing on community involvement:
$3,000 to $5,000

Here community participation is central to all stages of the project.
The community is not only invited but benefits from the process and presentation, if applicable.

Completed Projects

RIVIÈRES - Sofia Blondin
KIVIUT RETURN - Carlos Rivera
HOME DÉPÔT - Marie-Ève Fortier
EMERALD - Andréanne Daigle
SIN PALABRAS - Lorena Trigos

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