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Jacqueline Lemieux Prize

2018 Winner: Rosanna Terracciano

Rosanna Terracciano

Photo: Reynard Li

Current Winner

Rosanna Terracciano

Dance artist Rosanna Terracciano experiments within and around the boundaries of flamenco, dance, contemporary performance and short film, driven by an urgency to expose the vulnerable and introverted sides of flamenco.

http://www.rosannaflamenco.com/

What is this prize?

The Jacqueline Lemieux Prize recognizes the work of an established dance professional who has made an outstanding contribution to dance in Canada.


Prize amount

$6,000


How to qualify

Established dance professionals who submit an eligible application to the Explore and Create program are automatically considered for this prize. The winner is selected based on the assessment of the grant application.


Deadline(s)

Annual


Who created this prize?

This prize, which was established in 1980, is given in memory of Jacqueline Lemieux's profound contribution to the development of Canadian dance. Co-founded with her husband, Lawrence Gradus, of the Montreal dance company Entre-Six and of Québec Été Danse, a summer school in Lennoxville, Jacqueline Lemieux was a teacher, administrator and member of the Canada Council for the Arts’ Advisory Panel.

Further Information

Jennifer Cherniack

Program Officer, Prizes

E-mail: jennifer.cherniack@canadacouncil.ca

613-566-4414, ext. 5265

Toll free: 1-800-263-5588, ext. 5265

TTY: 1-866-585-5559

Annual

Prize Amount

$6,000

By program

Cumulative list of winners

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