The Canada Council for the Arts and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada are accepting nominations for the 2012 Molson Prizes. Two prizes, worth $50,000 each, are awarded annually – one for the arts, one for the humanities or social sciences. The prizes are funded by an endowment
Theatre Alberta is proud to announce the creation of a new scholarship: The Michelle Dias Community Service Award. Michelle Dias was a well-loved member of the Alberta theatre community and was instrumental in the creation of Safe Stages, a vital resource for health and safety best practices in the theatre.
Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC), in partnership with Stage West Theatre Restaurants, proudly announces two new national playwriting awards. Through the generous support of Stage West Theatre Restaurants, Playwrights Guild of Canada will administer an award for Best New Comedy ($5000) and Best New Musical ($5000) written by a member of PGC. Robin
BMO Financial Group, sponsor of the Elinore & Lou Siminovitch Prize in Theatre, today announced the names of six Canadian playwrights who have made the 2011 short-list for the largest prize in Canadian theatre. The finalists are: Robert Chafe, Newfoundland; Jasmine Dubé, Quebec; Greg MacArthur, Alberta/Quebec; Joan MacLeod, British Columbia;