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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.

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

Diversity and Arts Attendance by Canadians in 2010

The range of arts offerings in Canada – from art galleries, classical concerts, and theatre performances to pop concerts and cultural...

Richard Rose

Artist Story

Richard Rose

This Toronto theatre director has brought international acclaim to Canadian stories. Read more about his award-winning career in the arts.