Artists In Residency Program

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


Play, experiment, realize! A technical residency program at The Orillia Opera House supporting professional theatre and dance creators, with a priority for applicants engaged in interdisciplinary performance research.


Applicant registration coming soon.

Studio Residency Program

Explore, hone, document, write! A studio residency available to authors, visual artists and composers with a priority for applicants engaged in intercultural, cross disciplinary and contemporary themes.


Applicant registration coming soon.

For more information contact Kate Hilliard, Creative Director