The BOH Cameronian Grants for New Productions

The BOH Cameronian Grants for New Productions is a grant for production companies, organisations, coalitions, or individuals to support production of their performances and presentation of works. Projects that will be considered are from theatre, musical theatre, music, dance or multidisciplinary performances.

Applications will be judged by a selection panel, based on the potential artistic quality, audience outreach and collaboration, as well as their positioning in the arts scene, representation, distinguishments and talent potential.


Artistic quality


Significant quality, style and aesthetic values, strong dramaturgy, original, authentic and unique work and practice.


Audience Outreach


New audience development strategy, arts education component, public relations strategies, scale of target groups, international visibility and potential.




Synergy and combination of collaborative partnerships (corporate and non-corporate), international relations if any.



  1. Production/Presentation needs to happen within 12 months after being awarded the grant ie. by 15 June 2023.
  2. Production/Presentation must be ticketed, with a minimum of 30 pax allocated per performance at the venue.
  3. A minimum of 2 performances need to be executed.
  4. This grant is not applicable for online/streamed productions.

Application Procedure

  1. Download the application form HERE
  2. Complete all sections of the form.
  3. Submit the application in pdf, with all supporting materials to [email protected]
  4. If the application is shortlisted, Kakiseni and the selection panel will call for an interview session.
  5. Applicants who are not present for the interview session will not be considered nor shortlisted.
  6. Awardees will be notified via email and will be invited to receive the grant on an arranged date.
  7. Payment process for grantees will be as below, and grantees will need to update Kakiseni accordingly:
    – 1st payment – 20% upon signing
    – 2nd payment – 30% 1 month before show date
    – 3rd payment – 50% 1 month after show is staged/completed
  8. If the proposed project is not executed within the duration of 12 months, the grantees shall be required to refund all the monies received from BOH Plantations under Clause 7 above.

Application opens
4 April 2022

Application deadline
17 May 2022

Interview period for shortlisted applicants
21-27 May 2022


Proposed date for Grant Recipients to be announced
6 June 2022


Grant allocation
15 recipients will be receiving RM10,000 each to execute productions to present their works.

Applications are only restricted to Malaysians.