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About Theatre

The Theatre Section supports the creation, production and dissemination of professional theatre, and respects diversity of practices,...

<em>Broken</em>, written and Performed by Brian Fidler.

Artist Story

Yukon theatre companies collaborate on Broken

Whitehorse’s Ramshackle Theatre and Nakai Theatre Ensemble collaborated to create Broken, a play about Alzheimer's disease. The play focuses on the bond between grandfather and grandson, exposing the effects of the disease through images, photos, even puppetry. Broken opened in Sept. 2012 at the Yukon Arts Centre. Post-show talkback sessions enhanced the audience experience, offering an opportunity to debrief with the artists, respond to the work and share personal stories.

Judd Palmer. Jason Stang Photography

#CCPrizes: Judd Palmer on puppetry, art and a spirit of service

Judd Palmer is a writer and illustrator and one of the founders of the Old Trout Puppet Workshop, a Calgary-based collective-creation group that makes puppet shows for adults and children as well as films and sculptures; they also sometimes design sets, costumes and playgrounds. In June 2015...

recipients / beneficiares

Searchable Grants Listing

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.

News Release

The Council on today’s x$ federal budget announcement

This once-in-a-generation reinvestment permeates beyond the walls of the Canada Council. It is a resounding acknowledgment that arts and culture function today as a robust social infrastructure in Canada.

Artist Story

Ariana Bardesono: 2013 John Hirsch Prize

Arianna Bardesono, one of the country’s most exciting new theatre directors, is bringing to the stage works that are grounded in...