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…
A celebration for the 2019 Siminovitch Prize director nominees took place at Hart House, University of Toronto on Monday, October 28, 2019.
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…
September 23, 2019 – OTTAWA (Canada) The Siminovitch Prize Foundation and the National Arts Centre today announced the shortlist for this year’s award in the category of directing. The jury…
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.