Call for Applications: Artist Residency at The Bentway

November 15, 2022

This year, The Bentway has teamed up with Toronto Dance Theatre to create a residency opportunity dedicated to dance in public space. The 2023 The Bentway Artist Residency: Dance in Public Space invites three (3) artists with a focus on dance, movement, and/or embodied practice to participate in a three-month, open-ended, and research-based project that furthers their practice, provides learning opportunities with dance and public art practitioners; and in turn, contributes to the evolution of The Bentway as leading a creative movement to re-imagine the opportunities of urban spaces.

Key Dates

Call for Applications released: November 16, 2022

Information Session (in person): Saturday, December 3, 2022 1:00pm-2:30pm

Office hours (online): Friday, December 9, 2022 from 12:00pm-1:30pm

Application Deadline: January 9, 2023, 11:59 PM

Residency Duration: June – August 21, 2023

Information Session & Office Hours

Prospective applicants are invited to participate in an in person information session on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 1:00pm-2:30pm. The session will take place at Strachan Gate, which is located at the west end of The Bentway (250 Fort York Blvd). Click here to register.

Prospective applicants may also attend online office hours with The Bentway team on Friday, December 9, 2022 from 12:00pm-1:30pm. Please email Renee Castonguay ( to receive the zoom link.