Performers wanted for new arts festival

The Reach Gallery Museum is calling on performers of all ages and disciplines to apply to participate in a new arts festival

The Reach Gallery Museum

The Reach Gallery Museum

The Reach Gallery Museum is calling on performers of all ages and disciplines to apply to participate in a new arts festival.

The event, called creatiValley, runs Sept. 25 to Oct. 4 at The Reach.

The free celebration will feature performances by cultural presenters from diverse artistic disciplines, including dance, music, writing, acting and comedy. Participating partners include the Abbotsford Arts Council, the MSA Museum Society, University of the Fraser Valley, the Fraser Valley chapter of the Professional Writers Association of Canada and The Reach.

The festival kicks off with an opening party on Sept. 25 during Culture Days weekend and continues for the entire week.

There will be an art market, a suite of artistic morning talks, over 20 performances, a visual arts exhibition, a 12-hour art marathon, and an day of youth and children’s programming. For more information or to apply, visit thereach.ca and click on “events and programs” or call Laura Schneider at 604-864-8087.

The submission deadline is Monday, July 6 at 11:59 p.m.