The Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts recognizes the highest level of artistic merit and distinguished career achievement by a Canadian professional artist in music, theatre or dance. The prize is awarded on a four-year cycle in dance, theatre, dance and music.
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Annual Prize amount: $50,000
Who created this prize?
Walter Carsen established this fund with a generous $1.1 million donation to the Canada Council for the Arts in 2001.
For more information:
Full details are here.
Phone: 1-800-263-5588 (toll-free) or 613-566-4414, ext. 5265