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About Theatre

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

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 tradition, yet address contemporary issues and practices. Power, politics, war and culture Bardesono is known for her sensitive approach to difficult plays that touch on power, politics, war and culture, such as Truth and Treason (2009) and The Poster (2011), which explore the Iraqi war and the Palestine-Israel conflict respectively. She even infuses...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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

Governor General's Literary Awards finalist announcement October 7

News Release

The 2014 GG shortlist is here

Ottawa, October 7, 2014 – The Canada Council for the Arts today announced the 2014 shortlist for the Governor...

Research

Artists and Cultural Workers in Canadas Provinces and Territories, 2011

This report provides an in-depth analysis of artists in Canada’s provinces and territories, based on the 2011 National Household...

Teesri Duniya Theatre

Artist Story

Safer Ground?

Engagement by Montréal’s Afghan community and Canadian war vets helped Teesri Duniya Theatre bring a playwright’s vision to the stage.