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About Theatre

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

Searchable Grants Listing

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

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.

Teesri Duniya Theatre

Artist Story

Safer Ground?

Engagement by Montréal’s Afghan community and Canadian war vets helped Teesri Duniya Theatre bring a playwright’s vision to the stage.