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Artist & Performer Residency Programs

The Orillia Centre for Arts + Culture supports creative practice by offering residencies to Canadian artists during the development of their work. Individual practitioners and small companies of all artistic disciplines may apply for technical residencies, collaborative retreats and studio research-based visits to the Orillia community during the process phase of their creative projects.

Technical Residency Program at The Orillia Opera House (January 2020)


To research and further the technical components of performance. Available to all performance makers of professional status under the guidelines of The Canada Council for the Arts

Studio Residency (November 2019 & March 2020)

To develop and explore the possibilities of an artistic project in its incubatory phase. Available to individual writers and visual artists under the guidelines of the Canada Council for the Arts

For more information contact Kate Hilliard, Director of Education and Outreach

Located just ninety minutes from downtown Toronto, the picturesque beauty of the hills and meadows of the Orillia area serves as the perfect backdrop for this celebration of arts and culture.