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

<em>Broken</em>, written and Performed by Brian Fidler.

Artist Story

Yukon theatre companies collaborate on Broken

Whitehorse’s Ramshackle Theatre and Nakai Theatre Ensemble collaborated to create Broken, a play about Alzheimer's disease. The play focuses on the bond between grandfather and grandson, exposing the effects of the disease through images, photos, even puppetry. Broken opened in Sept. 2012 at the Yukon Arts Centre. Post-show talkback sessions enhanced the audience experience, offering an opportunity to debrief with the artists, respond to the work and share personal stories.

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...

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Past recipients

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

News Release

The GG Shortlist 2015: 7 Outstanding Categories of Canlit, Mix of Emerging and Established Authors from Across Canada

The Canada Council for the Arts announced the 2015 shortlist for the Governor General’s Literary Awards. This year, 970 titles in the English-language categories and 559 in the French-language categories were submitted.


Overview of Revenues by Source and Province, 2012-13

Prepared by the Canada Council’s Research and Evaluation Section, these data tables use locked CADAC data to highlight revenue...

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

Artist Story

Alexandre Fecteau –2013 John Hirsch Prize 2013

The path taken by Alexandre Fecteau is a reflection of the type of theatre he proposes: unique and multidisciplinary.