Welcome to Industry News, a new blog series sharing what’s happening in Canadian theatre and the wider arts community. Each week we’ll share news we’ve come across as well as events, calls for nominations and submissions, and professional development opportunities.
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What’s Happening in the Wider Community
- The 38th annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards were held in Toronto on Monday, June 26.
- The 2017 Jessie Richardson Awards were held in Vancouver on Monday, June 26.
- The 30th annual Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards were held in Edmonton on Monday, June 26.
- Arts manager, community activist and activator Jane Marsland was awarded the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts’ Silver Ticket Award for 2017.
- Rohit Chokhani has announced the launch of Project SAT (South Asian Theatre), a network that develops, produces, and showcases South Asian theatre projects in Canada.
- The Quebec Minister of Culture, Luc Fortin, has increased the budget for the Quebec Arts and Letters Council (CALQ) by $4 million, substantially less than the $40 million requested by the artists at a demonstration in April.