Are you a recognized artist in your community? Are you dreaming big and need help to go further? Our new development program is here to help you achieve your ambitious professional goals.

NAC Popular Music and Variety presents Le Projecteur, a unique professional development program for Franco-Canadian musical artists. This two-part initiative combines a training program, offered by recognized experts from the music industry in Canada, with an artist residency. 


Training sessions

The first part of Le Projecteur is a series of training sessions offered by experts covering all aspects of career development. The sessions will be offered by web conferencing.  

Artist residency

The second part of the program is a creation residency to work on their live performance, paired with recognized artists. The residencies will be in-person.

Applicant eligibility

  • Applicant must be a professional Francophone artist with enough experience to justify high-level coaching (e.g. someone with an appropriate artistic level and experience in live performance, who has a professional entourage and has released at least one album).
  • Applicant must be 19 years of age or older as of January 1, 2024.
  • Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. 
  • Applicant must have a main residence in a Canadian province (or territory) with the exception of Quebec.

No fees are required for application or participation. Transportation, accommodation and meal allowances will be provided when necessary.

Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.