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News (National): Tara Beagan Named 2020 Laureate of the Siminovitch Prize

Ntlaka’pamux playwright Tara Beagan has been named the 2020 laureate of the Siminovitch Prize, the largest and most prestigious theatre prize in Canada. Ms. Beagan will receive $75,000, and $25,000 will go to her selected protégée, Joelle Peters. Ms. Beagan, who is based in Mohkinstis (Calgary), is proud to be

Call for Submissions (National): ThisGen Fellowship – WhyNot Theatre

2020 ThisGen Fellowship   Why Not Theatre is excited to announce the 2021 iteration of ThisGen Fellowship. ThisGen Fellowship is a national initiative that supports BIPOC Female, Trans, and/or Non-Binary theatre practitioners get to the next stage in their careers through training, mentorship, guided self-study, and peer-to-peer connection.   We

What’s Online (National): What’s Next? Arts in the Time of COVID

What’s Next? Arts in the Time of COVID Date: November 26, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm EST With the dramatic changes brought about by the global pandemic, the future of the Arts is unsure. Now our artists need help transitioning to the digital world. More importantly, the digital world needs artists.


Event (National): 2020 Siminovitch Prize

Join the celebration of Canadian theatre innovation and find out who will win the $100,000 Siminovitch Prize.   Joignez-vous à nous pour une célébration de l’excellence et de l’innovation en théâtre canadien et découvrez qui va remporter le prix Siminovitch de 100 000 dollars.   This year’s shortlist features five

Survey (National): The National Arts and Culture Impact Survey (NACIS)

Theatre Alberta has joined forces with 30 national and provincial arts service organizations across a range of artistic disciplines to develop the National Arts and Culture Impact Survey (NACIS). All arts organizations, artists, and arts workers across Canada are encouraged to participate in the survey by Monday, November 23, 2020.

Job (Saskatoon): Co-Artistic Director – Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan

As part of an overall leadership restructure, Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan (SOTS) is looking to add one Co-Artistic Director to its leadership team. SOTS will be implementing a new, collaborative leadership model that includes two Artistic Directors and one General Manager. The Artistic Director positions will be part time positions

News (National): 2020 Tom Hendry Award Winners Announced

  The winners of the Robert Beardsley Award, RBC Emerging Playwright Award, Sharon Enkin Theatre for Young Audiences Award, Playwrights Guild Comedy and Musical Awards, Carol Bolt Award, and Bra D’Or Award were announced at the Tom Hendry Awards online ceremony in partnership with The Arts and Letters Club of


News (National): The CASA Award Announces 2020 Winner

The CASA Award is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2020 playwriting award is writer, theatre-maker and educator Genna Gardini of Cape Town, South Africa. The Jury, consisting of South Africans – educator and voice-body guide/sonic dramaturg Lieketso Mohoto, and writer/adaptor/director/ theatre-maker Janice L. Honeyman – and Canadian

Job (Toronto): Artistic Director – b current performing arts

Position: Artistic Director, b current performing arts   Salary range: $50,000 – $60,000 per year commensurate with experience   b current is committed to creating, nurture, and present new works by Black, Brown and Indigenous creatives.  Over two decades we have created space for decolonized theatre and prioritized the safety

Event (Online): Mental Wellness for Artists in a Pandemic

Studio Sessions: Mental Wellness for Artists in a Pandemic October 29th *NEW TIME* 7PM (EST) Watch it LIVE on Facebook Join Host and Curator Charlotte Gowdy in a discussion with Kelly Straughan (Executive Artistic Director at Workman Arts), Kevin Chiao (theatre artist and mental health worker), and Steve Ross (theatre


Announcement (National): The 2020 Siminovitch Prize Short List

  The Siminovitch Prize Foundation has announced the shortlist for this year’s Siminovitch Prize, the most prestigious theatre award in Canada. The jury has selected five outstanding playwrights as finalists for the esteemed theatre prize, now celebrating its 20th year of honouring excellence and innovation in Canadian theatre.   The

Job (Winnipeg): Managing Director – Prairie Theatre Exchange

Managing Director For 47 years, Prairie Theatre Exchange has been an integral part of Manitoba’s arts and cultural infrastructure and a catalyst in the development of innovative contemporary theatre and drama education. We are seeking a visionary leader for the role of Managing Director to work jointly with our artistic

Job (Toronto): Artistic Development Associate – The Musical Stage Company

The Musical Stage Company is looking to hire a creative, results-driven Artistic Development Associate who is excited to contribute to our Production & Programming team. Working closely with and reporting primarily to the Deputy Artistic Director, the Artistic Development Associate will be a key collaborator and executer of various producing

Call for Submissions: Nightswimming Commission Proposals

Nightswimming invites Black and/or Indigenous creators working in any performance discipline (including dance and music) to propose an idea for a $20,000 commission. In addition to the commission, the artist(s) will receive multi-year dramaturgical and financial support from Nightswimming – all the details are outlined in the full Call for

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