Indigenous 360 – Frances Koncan

The Manitoba Arts Council is proud to announce that we have launched the Indigenous 360, Supporting Indigenous artists and communities to create, share, and learn. The application deadline for Indigenous 360 is November 29th, 2018. In celebration of this new initiative, we will be highlighting MAC funded Indigenous artists and artistic initiatives. The Manitoba ArtsRead More

Charlene Van Buekenhout – 2016 Deep Bay Artists’ Residency

Charlene is an actor, writer and producer of theatre based in Winnipeg. Her recent work with her company Echo Theatre has been experimenting with how audiences and performers interact with, and experience, live art. Recent works include plays produced in The Dalnavert Museum and the Ralph Connor House in Winnipeg, using stationary and promenade-style staging.Read More

Debbie Patterson – 2014 Major Arts Grant

Debbie Patterson is a Winnipeg playwright, director and actor. A founding member of Shakespeare in the Ruins (SIR), she served as theatre ambassador for Winnipeg’s Cultural Capital year and was the University of Winnipeg’s 2012 Carol Shields Writer-In-Residence, as well as playwright-in-residence for Theatre Projects Manitoba’s 2013/14 season. She is currently a member of theRead More

Roland Mahé – 2008 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

Roland Mahé, Artistic Director of Cercle Molière, Canada’s oldest active theatre company, has been named the seventh recipient of the Manitoba Arts Council’s Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 award is presented annually to recognize the highest level of artistic excellence and distinguished career achievements by a professional Manitoba artist. Native and resident ofRead More

Leslee Silverman – 2002 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

Leslee Silverman, Artistic Director of the Manitoba Theatre for Young People, has been named the first recipient of the Manitoba Arts Council Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 award is presented annually to recognize the highest level of artistic excellence and distinguished career achievements by a professional Manitoba artist. “Manitoba boasts many exceptional artists and we wereRead More