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

Richard Rose

Artist Story

Richard Rose: Over 3 decades of bringing stories to stage

Some of this country’s best-loved stories have come to life in the hands of theatre director Richard Rose. In addition to directing 2 Dora award-winning plays, the Artistic Director of Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre also dramaturged and directed the world premieres of 4 Governor General’s Literary Award-winning plays. Learn more about Rose – winner of the Council’s prestigious Walter Carsen Prize in 2011.

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

Past recipients

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

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News Release

Canada Council to make announcement in Montreal on December 11

Special announcement on arts and culture initiative to support the welcome of Syrian refugees

Performers: Samantha Madely and Veda Hille (at keyboards) Photographer: Tim Matheson

Artist Story

Theatre touring

BC theatre company takes Dress Me Up in Your Love to the international stage to develop new audiences and new touring partners.