The Siminovitch Prize shines a spotlight on excellence and innovation in Canadian Theatre with an annual prize worth $100,000.
About the Prize
Over a three-year cycle, the prize celebrates a professional director, playwright or designer, an acknowledged leader in the theatre whose work is transformative and influential. The Siminovitch Prize also encourages and supports emerging talent with a protégé prize awarded to a theatre artist chosen by the recipient.
“The Siminovitch Prize for a designer is certainly one of the few Canadian and even international awards given to artisans who work on the shadows; those who conceive a part of the dream that will take shape on a theatrical…
The gala event for the 2017 Siminovitch Prize was held at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on November 6, 2017. See photos from the event and a video of the nominees.
On Tuesday March 5, 2019 guests enjoyed a special presentation of Towards Youth, co-directed by past laureate Chris Abraham and Andrew Kushnir, in support of the Siminovitch Prize. Special thanks to…
Max-Otto Fauteux Chosen as Protégé Prize awarded Monday, November 5 at the National Arts Centre November 5, 2018 – OTTAWA (Canada) –Video and Set Designer Stéphanie Jasminhas been named the…
A celebration for finalists takes place Monday, October 15 at Hart House, University of Toronto. Recipient to be announced Monday, November 5 at the National Arts Centre. The Siminovitch Prize…
Elinore & Lou Siminovitch
The truth is, the late Elinore Siminovitch never walked in anybody’s shadow; not once in her life; not ever. Those who knew her well knew that for certain about her.