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

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

Artist Story

Alexandre Fecteau –2013 John Hirsch Prize 2013

Critics and audiences are unanimous in hailing playwright and director Alexandre Fecteau as one of the leading figures of his generation. The originality of his approach transforms the theatre into a place of real contact between the spectator and the actors. For a useful theatre The path taken by Alexandre Fecteau is a reflection of the type of theatre he proposes: unique and multidisciplinary. With a BA (philosophy) and MA (theatre) from Laval University and an interdisciplinary arts degree...

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Past recipients

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News Release

Seven mid-career artists receive $15,000 each

“We honour their accomplishments to date and support their next steps in producing outstanding work and expanding the reach of Canadian creativity.”

Research

The Changing Theatre Landscape: New Models in Use by Theatre Artists, Groups and Organizations

Within the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) network, there is a need to better understand the changing theatre landscape. In preparation...

Adam's Rib, 2012, directed by Arianna Bardesono, produced by Odelah Créations

Artist Story

Ariana Bardesono: 2013 John Hirsch Prize

Arianna Bardesono, one of the country’s most exciting new theatre directors, is bringing to the stage works that are grounded in...