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About Theatre

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

(From left to right) Audrey Dwyer, Michael Healey, Sterling Jarvis, Kimwun Perehinec and Mark McGrinder in Act 1 of <em>Clybourne Park</em> (2012) by Bruce Norris, directed by Joel Greenberg, production of Studio 180. Photo: John Karastamatis.

Artist Story

Socially-relevant theatre finds a home at Toronto’s Studio 180

Toronto’s Studio 180 aims to produce socially-relevant theatre that tackles important issues. Examples from 2011-12: the Pulitzer Prize-winning race-related satire Clybourne Park; and The Normal Heart, a touching play about love and loss in the 1980s during the AIDS crisis in NYC. Learn how the Council supports their programming.

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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

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...

Performers: Samantha Madely and Veda Hille (at keyboards) Photographer: Tim Matheson

Artist Story

Theatre touring

BC theatre company takes Dress Me Up in Your Love to the international stage to develop new audiences and new touring partners.