Open calls and job opportunities

Open Calls and Job Opportunities: October 2018 (Singapore)

Check out the list below to find out the list of open calls and job opportunities that are currently available in Singapore:

IMPART Awards 2019 Open Call for Submissions

Calling all Singaporean & PR Visual Artists and Curators: The IMPART Awards 2019 is now officially OPEN for submissions!
The IMPART Awards will confer SGD 20,000 in funding: SGD 15,000 in cash towards your art practice and SGD 5,000 towards a 4-day exchange in New York City with visits to the Asia Society Museum, The Whitney and MOMA organized by Art Outreach. Winners will also enjoy exposure at the IMPART Awards Gala during Art Week 2019 and be invited to participate in all IMPART Initiatives.

Tell us about yourself and show off your work (no new work necessary).

Submission dateline: 31 October 2018

Apply now here.

Centre 42 Open Call for 2019 Citizen Reviewers

If you love watching theatre performances and putting your thoughts about them down in writing, then we’d like to invite you to become a Citizen Reviewer.

Citizens’ Reviews is a yearly programme that gives up-and-coming theatre critics the opportunity to hone their craft, and join a growing community of fellow reviewers. Selected participants will be given tickets to attend performances, and their reviews will be edited and uploaded onto our website.

Find out more and apply by 31 October 2018 here.

Fronter Danceland: Marketing Executive

You will be part of a small, intimate and motivated company setting, working towards the common goal of producing high-quality contemporary dance, increasing awareness of the art form locally, and spreading the company’s reach regionally and internationally. You will be able to contribute towards decision-making processes, and provide creative suggestions to strive towards this goal. You will assist in the ongoing marketing effort administered by Frontier Danceland and contribute to the smooth proceedings of company events and activities and uphold Frontier Danceland’s reputationas a diverse contemporary dance company.

Find out more here.

The NUS Museum Internship Programme

The NUS Museum Internship Programme aims to engage students by introducing them to museum work, providing research opportunities, developing skills, and access to mentorship. Through this programme, we aim to build a rapport with students and encourage their interests in the arts and heritage. By working as part of the museum team, many learning opportunities will be available, enabling students to gain greater insight into the workings and resources within the NUS Museum.

Find out more here.

Open Call: M1 Contact Contemporary Dance Festival 2019

Do you have an existing cutting-edge short solo or duet, a work-in-progress, or an idea you’d like to develop into a complete work? Our open call for 2019’s Festival begins now and ends on 23 November! More details here.

Lighting and Sound Design Application and Appreciation Course by Lim Woan Wen and Darren Ng

For five days in November, award winning designers Darren Ng and Lim Woan Wen will expound on the useful and practical technical and theoretical skills on sound/lighting designs, as well as share their work practices with participants to help them appreciate the use and inner-workings of sound and lighting in theatre-making. These sessions are open to all practitioners and interested parties, even if they have no prior technical knowledge (although some experience in theatre-making, professional or otherwise, is preferred).

Dates: 26th – 30th November 2018 (Mon – Fri)
Time: 2 – 6pm

Find out more here.


The Awesome Foundation Grant

We are a group of individuals with diverse professional and cultural backgrounds living and working in Singapore. We love our home and we want to help in a way that has never been done before here.

We want to make Singapore even more awesome by funding your innovative ideas that bring joy or assistance to others. Every month, we give a $1000 grant to any idea or project that we think is simply awesome!

We are interested in projects that affect disadvantaged populations and the environment in bold and creative ways, or simply anything fun and crazy to bring smiles to people’s faces. Let us know so we can give you $1000 to make it happen.

Just answer 3 simple questions to apply. Find out more here.

Workshop: Accessibility in Mind

With the support of Temasek Foundation Nurtures, Singapore Repertory Theatre is proud to host the first of the series of Access workshops – Accessibility in Mind. This workshop is conducted by long-time Access practitioner and consultant Trish Hodson. This is a comprehensive one-day workshop that focusses on improving Accessibility in your venue and embedding it across your organisation. It encourages participants to consider access as being much more than having a ramp or a lift in place and offers a practical, basics first approach to every day Access improvements.

This workshop is available to those who participate in the Access Arts Hub. More information here.

Attend Borak Arts Series and get special rates for OzAsia Festival shows
Get discounted rates for OzAsia Festival shows when you attend Borak Arts Series 2018 at Adelaide Festival Centre, Australia. Visit for conference schedule and info on the shows.

Borak Arts Series 2018 Pitchpad sessions

Borak Arts Series’ Pitchpad creates a forum for all involved in the arts to present or discover new performing arts projects. This year’s Pitchpad will have up to 10 submissions to pitch their works to performing arts professionals including presenters, festival directors and venue programmers.

PITCHPAD platform has seen more than 40 artist pitch their works to more then 170 performing arts professionals, including presenters, festival directors and venue programmers and as a result, have secure additional project support, representation, performance engagements, international exposure, premiere locations and touring opportunities to over 25 countries such as Japan, Australia, America, South Korea, Denmark, Belgium and more.

Participants may potentially secure additional project support, representation, touring opportunities, performance engagements, international exposure, premiere locations, and more, as a direct result of their presentations at Borak Arts Pitchpad 2018 in Adelaide this year. More information here.

Various Job Opportunities at The Arts House

The Arts House Ltd. has announced job vacancies with Contract Positions for the Singapore International Festival of Arts and full-time positions at the Arts House Limited.

Find out here.



Open Call and Job Opportunities (Singapore) is presented by ArtsEquator.

Note: All information is correct at the time of publication. Please confirm directly with the organisers’ websites. If you have an open call or a job opportunity you’d like us to highlight, please email contact[at]

About the author(s)

Kathy Rowland is the Managing Editor of, a registered charity that she co-founded with Jenny Daneels in 2016. The site is dedicated to supporting and promoting arts criticism with a regional perspective in Southeast Asia. Kathy has worked in the arts for over 25 years, working in the areas of critical writing and arts advocacy, with a special interest in media platforms for the arts. She is the Project Lead for ArtsEquator’s Southeast Asian Arts and Culture Censorship Documentation Project, launched in 2021. She has written extensively on censorship of arts and culture in Malaysia. She was a member of the International Programme Advisory Committee of the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture, 2019.

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