What: Call for Submissions for The John Hirsch Prize
Submission Deadline: Biennial - October 1, 2019
Prize amount: Two prizes of $6,000 each (one Anglophone recipient and one Francophone recipient)
The John Hirsch Prize recognizes new and developing theatre directors who have demonstrated great potential for future excellence and exciting artistic vision.
Nominations must be submitted to the Council by a member of the Canadian professional theatre community.
What: Call for Submissions for new RBC Emerging Playwrights Program
Submission Deadline: September 15th, 2019
Starting in September 2019, this program will help four new Atlantic Canadian playwrights to develop work guided by a dramaturge, an established playwright mentor and other theatre professionals. Eastern Front Theatre will present the works at a public reading at EFT’s annual STAGES Theatre Festival in May 2020.