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

Alexandre Fecteau, during a rehearsal at the Théâtre du Trident.

Artist Story

Alexandre Fecteau –2013 John Hirsch Prize 2013

Critics and audiences are unanimous in hailing playwright and director Alexandre Fecteau as one of the leading figures of his generation. The originality of his approach transforms the theatre into a place of real contact between the spectator and the actors. For a useful theatre The path taken by Alexandre Fecteau is a reflection of the type of theatre he proposes: unique and multidisciplinary. With a BA (philosophy) and MA (theatre) from Laval University and an interdisciplinary arts degree...

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.

Félix Beaulieu-Duchesneau

News Release

Meet our latest prize winners!

Congratulations to our latest Canada Council prize winners in humanities, dance, architecture, theatre, music and visual arts! Get to know these outstanding artists, scholars, organizations and their works.

Adam's Rib, 2012, directed by Arianna Bardesono, produced by Odelah Créations

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...