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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...

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

Simon Brault named New Director and CEO

Mr. Brault will assume the role on June 26, 2014 for a 5-year term.

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...

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.