November 26, 2020 – Ntlaka’pamux playwright Tara Beagan has been named the 2020 laureate of the Siminovitch Prize, the largest and most prestigious theatre prize in Canada. Ms. Beagan will receive $75,000, and $25,000 will go toher selected protégée, Joelle Peters.
“On Sunday, October 18, Montreal production designer and architect, Anick La Bissonnière, won the prestigious Siminovitch Prize for her outstanding and innovative work in theatre design. We met up with La Bissonnière at the Université du Québec à Montréal where she gave us an inside look at her work and process, and told us what it’s like to win one of the most distinguished prizes in Canadian theatre.”
Watch the video here.