Eligible Festivals

Eligible Festivals

The Festival Policy is available for artistic activities that meet the Festival Policy eligibility requirements. Other festivals of a similar nature may be considered upon request. Equity retains its authority to determine if an artistic activity or company meets the eligibility requirements of the Festival Policy.

A complete list of eligible national and local festivals is available below. Please consult this list before submitting a Festival Policy application form. Questions about this list, or to see if a festival not listed is eligible for use with the Festival Policy, may be directed to busrep@caea.com or by phone to the National Office.


  • Fringe Festivals
  • Pride Festivals
  • Wrecking Ball Events


  • Found Festival, Edmonton
  • Kaleido Arts Family Festival, Edmonton
  • Cultivate: Theatre + Music + Art Festival, Gabriola Island
  • Here Be Monsters Festival, Vancouver
  • Hornby Festival, Hornby Island
  • Or Festival, Vancouver
  • OUT Stages Festival, Victoria
  • Push International Performing Arts Festival, Vancouver
  • rEvolver Festival, Vancouver
  • Theatre on the Edge, Salmon Arm
  • Uno Fest, Victoria
  • RMTC Master Playwrights Festival, Winnipeg
  • Prismatic Festival, Halifax
  • Black Men in Theatre (presented by Piece of Mine Arts), Toronto
  • Buskerfest, Toronto
  • Common Ground Festival, Toronto
  • Cooking Fire Festival, Toronto
  • Dshoom! South Asian Performance Festival, Toronto
  • Feminist Fuck It Festival, Toronto
  • First Sight Festival, Toronto
  • Fresh Meat Festival, Ottawa
  • Frost Bites, Hamilton
  • Labcab Festival, Toronto
  • Next Stage Festival, Toronto
  • On the Edge Fringe Festival, North Bay
  • One More Night Festival, Toronto
  • Playwrights of Spring, Aurora
  • Rendezvous with Madness (presented by Workman Arts), Toronto
  • rock.paper.sistahz festival, Toronto
  • Short Short Play Festival, Toronto
  • Soulo Festival, Toronto
  • Springworks Festival, Stratford
  • Storefront Festival, Kingston
  • Subdevision Festival, Ottawa
  • Summerworks, Toronto
  • Superior Theatre Festival, North Bay
  • TACTICs Series, Ottawa
  • The Tennessee Project, Toronto
  • Toronto Festival of Clowns, Toronto
  • Windsor Theatre Festival, Windsor
  • Women at Play(s)
  • Annual International Anarchist Festival, Montreal
  • Next Wave Festival, Montreal
  • Wildside Theatre Festival, Montreal
  • Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Regina
Please note: Equity reserves its right to modify the List of Eligible Festivals at any time.