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Arts & Culture

Rozsa Arts at the Library

Connecting patrons to ideas, experiences, and inspiration

Supported by Mary Rozsa de Coquet, Rozsa Arts at the Library is an initiative that brings artists to Library locations for free performances and workshops. These artists work in genres that include music, dance, puppetry, drama, oratory and circus arts, and more.

In addition to providing Calgarians with access to a variety of arts and culture experiences, Rozsa Arts at the Library supports emergent artists to build their brand and reach new audiences.

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Call for Performing Artists

In 2020, Rozsa Arts at the Library will feature early/mid-career professional artists for performances at Central and Memorial Park libraries. A professional artist is considered to be someone who has specialized training in an artistic discipline, is recognized as such by their peers and for whom the creation and performance of their craft is their primary or exclusive occupation.

We welcome all applications, even if you are not sure whether to consider yourself as an amateur or professional.

Applications are due by May 15, 2020, and notification to successful applicants will occur on or before June 15, 2020. Updates for the program’s focus in 2021 and beyond will be announced later.

Apply now

Current artists at the Library

James Jordan is a one-man vaudeville variety show with magic, juggling, music and comedy! There is something for everyone in this show, where audiences will learn the history of vaudeville and a magic trick or two. 

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