RBC Chrysalis Emerging Artist Award

The RBC Chrysalis Emerging Artists Award is presented to an emerging artist, nominated by their peers, and exists to recognize an individual who is already exhibiting the exuberance to affect our community. This award has been created by Neptune Theatre as part of their larger Chrysalis Project concept that sees emerging artists in a multitude of disciplines working alongside Neptune's creative staff for a season of theatre. The award will be administrated by Theatre Nova Scotia.

Nomination form here


One award will be offered. The recipient will receive:

  • A cash prize from Neptune Theatre
  • An in-kind prize from Theatre Nova Scotia

This peer-nominated award is intended for artists who have been present in theatre in Nova Scotia for two (2) to ten (10) years and have demonstrated a strong interest in pursuing/advancing their career in theatre.

The recipient will be announced at that year's Theatre Nova Scotia’s Robert Merritt Awards.

Nominations deadline: March 1st


Chrysalis Award Nomination Form (pdf)

Chrysalis Award Nomination Form (fillable pdf)

Chrysalis Award Nomination Form (Word .docx)


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