Do you know of an emerging artist or company in need of a boost? How about an early career agent or manager? WAA has a program specifically designed to advance new talent.
Launchpad is WAA’s program for up and coming artists and professionals. Participants receive a three-year bundle of technical assistance, professional development, mentoring, promotional benefits, and membership – launching their careers in the professional performing arts.
Launchpad Participants will be selected in a two-stage process.
- WAA members will nominate artists, companies, or agents for consideration. Nominees should not be current WAA Members or represented by a WAA member.
- Nominees will be invited to apply via IWantToShowcase between March 1, 2016 and April 8, 2016.
Nomination Deadline: Friday, March 25, 2016 @ 5pm PST
Application Deadline: Friday, April 8, 2016 @ 5pm PST
All qualified, eligible nominees will be invited to submit a Launchpad Application via IWantToShowcase.ca with a deadline of April 8th, 2016 at 5pm PST.
The WAA Showcase Committee reviews the applications and selects the 2016 participants in consultation with the CODA Council. All selections will be announced by May 2, 2016.