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

Richard Rose

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Richard Rose: Over 3 decades of bringing stories to stage

Some of this country’s best-loved stories have come to life in the hands of theatre director Richard Rose. In addition to directing 2 Dora award-winning plays, the Artistic Director of Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre also dramaturged and directed the world premieres of 4 Governor General’s Literary Award-winning plays. Learn more about Rose – winner of the Council’s prestigious Walter Carsen Prize in 2011.

At the Canada Council’s annual meeting with National Arts Service Organizations (NASOs) in Ottawa on October 20-21, participants discussed ways of collaborating to offer their member organizations the best available organizational development tools and services.

Blog Post

Council’s new program helps arts orgs to manage change

Today the Canada Council is pleased to launch its new program to support organizational development, Leadership for Change: Grants for organizational development. As you may know, in fall 2012, the Canada Council suspended and carried out an extensive review of its Flying Squad program. Leadership...

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.