LAUNCH Festival Applications

Former Vancouver Poetry Slam Team Member, Barbara Adler, is heading up the search for recruits for the upcoming LAUNCH Festival. It’s open to emerging artists of all disciplines, including Spoken Word (poetry, stand up, storytelling, etc) Deadline to apply is May 18th, 2018. The Festival is in June. Here is the info from Barbara…

“Share your vision with us! Apply to be part of a three-day festival showcasing innovative work by local emerging artists. We are looking for works that push conventional boundaries.
This is a paid opportunity, which also includes training sessions and one-on-one support from a mentor working in their chosen artistic discipline. Past industry mentors include Jim Smith, producer of DanceHouse; Dorothy Woodend Doxa Festival, Mina Shum film writer/director, Jay Brazeau, actor, Gary Crystal, co-founder of the Vancouver International Folk Music Festival, among others.
We are accepting short, original works in the following disciplines:
Visual Arts, including but not limited to: drawing, painting, photography, collage, mix-media, sculpture, installation.
Media Arts, New Forms & Interdisciplinary work, including, but not limited to: film, video, sound, experimental or new performance, and interactive media.
Performing Arts, including but not limited to: music, dance, theatre, spoken word, monologues, excerpts from a full-length work, stand-up comedy, puppetry, circus

The 5th edition of LAUNCH is co-presented by SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs, 149 Arts Society and SFU School for the Contemporary Arts.

Barbara Adler
LAUNCH Festival Coordinator
SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs & Partnerships
Simon Fraser University, Engaging the World