Uplifting Canada’s Groundbreaking Theatre Artists
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The Siminovitch Theatre Foundation recognizes, invests in, connects and inspires Canadian theatre artists who are redefining the stage.
The 2023 Siminovitch Prize will be awarded on December 4, 2023 at 6:30pm EST
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The Siminovitch Prize is
Canada's highest valued theatre award.
The Craft of Playwriting
Weyni Mengesha & Ann-Marie Kerr
Marie Brassard, 2022 Laureate
Celebrates a mid-career professional artist whose work is enriching the art form. Each year, one artist is selected by a jury to receive an esteemed $100,000 prize, public profile and recognition.
Siminovitch Protégé Prize
Recognizes the importance of mentorship and profile to developing talent. Each year the winner of the Siminovitch Prize selects an emerging artist to receive $25,000 and a year of ongoing coaching and counsel.
Emerging Artists Grants
Helps mentees tap into the knowledge and experience of leading theatre artists and learn faster. Three $5,000 Emerging Artist Grants are awarded annually, along with additional funding to support collaboration.
Artists in Residence
An e-newsletter offering a captivating monthly snapshot of the current artistic projects of the Siminovitch Prize finalists, Laureates, and Protégés working across Canada and internationally.
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next stage visionaries.
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