Jacqueline Lemieux Prize
2012 winner: Crystal Pite
The Jacqueline Lemieux Prize, valued at $6,000, is awarded to the most deserving applicants in the Dance Section's Grants to Dance Professionals Program. Established in 1980, the prize is given in memory of Jacqueline Lemieux's profound contribution to the development of Canadian dance. Co-founder with her husband, Lawrence Gradus, of the Montréal danse company Entre-Six and of Québec Été Danse, a summer school in Lennoxville. Jacqueline Lemieux was a teacher, administrator and a member of the Canada Council for the Arts Advisory Panel.