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 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.
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 Siminovitch Finalist Celebration was held at Hart House on October 28, 2019. We look forward to celebrating further upon announcement of this year's prize winner. The 2019 Laureate and…
A celebration for finalists takes place Monday, October 28 at Hart House, University of Toronto. Recipient to be announced Thursday, November 21 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.