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.
October 15, 2020 – The Siminovitch Prize Foundation today announced the shortlist for this year’s Siminovitch Prize, the most prestigious theatre award in Canada. The jury has selected five outstanding…
Prize will proceed, and will celebrate its 20th anniversary year and the 100th birthday of Dr. Lou Siminovitch April 20, 2020 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The Siminovitch Prize, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year,…
First time that the Siminovitch Prize is awarded to a team November 21, 2019 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Maiko Yamamoto and James Long, long-time collaborators and Artistic Directors of Vancouver’s…
The gala event for the 2019 Siminovitch Prize was held at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on November 21, 2019. See photos from the event.
A celebration for the 2019 Siminovitch Prize director nominees took place at Hart House, University of Toronto on Monday, October 28, 2019.
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.