The Musical Stage Company is one of the few organizations in Canada committed to developing new musicals. The following are five initiatives designed to help develop Canadian writers, composers, and bookwriters.
The Aubrey and Marla Dan Fund for New Musicals is the first ever annual fund dedicated exclusively to the commissioning of new Canadian musical works.
The Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators is a body of funding for new musical theatre development allocated through the Ontario Arts Council.
The Crescendo Series offers an unprecedented breakthrough for a composer of musical theatre in Canada through a three-year residency and commitment to produce three of their new musicals.
Noteworthy is a program dedicated to developing and matching emerging Canadian composers, lyricists, and playwrights to explore artistic collaboration in a writing laboratory.
Please read our policy on general musical submissions here.