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Call for Submissions (National): Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in Performing Arts

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Call for Submissions (National): Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in Performing Arts

 

What is this prize?

The Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts recognizes the highest level of artistic excellence and distinguished career achievement by a Canadian professional artist in music, theatre or dance. The prize is awarded on a four-year cycle in dance, theatre, dance and music.
 

Prize amount

$50,000
 

How to qualify

Nominations must be submitted to the Council by individual or organizational members of the Canadian professional performing arts community.
 
A peer assessment committee will select the recipient from among all the nominations received.
 
For eligibility criteria, the nomination form and further information on this prize, see the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts Guidelines.
 

Deadline

30 April, 2019
 

Who created this prize?

Walter Carsen established this fund with a generous $1.1 million donation to the Canada Council for the Arts in 2001.
 

Further Information

Contact: Jennifer Cherniack – Program Officer, Prizes
613-566-4414, ext. 5265
Toll free: 1-800-263-5588, ext. 5265
TTY: 1-866-585-5559
 

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