For immediate release – Ottawa, February 14, 2012

Founded in 2006 to celebrate, encourage and promote French and English locally produced professional theatre work and its artists, the Prix Rideau Awards will announce the nominees from the 2011 consideration year during an upcoming 5 à 7. This event will take place on Monday, February 27th, from 5-7pm at Le Petit Chicago, 50, Promenade du Portage, Old Hull.

The members of the Prix Rideau Awards Steering Committee would like to invite the media and the community at large to this event so that together we can celebrate the excellent work  produced by our local professional theatre community.  In 2011,  36English productions and 12 French productions were juried by two teams of local arts professionals and nominations were submitted by secret ballot. The February 27th event will highlight some of the artistic achievements of the past year by announcing the nominees in various categories including  outstanding production, performance, design, directing, new creation and emerging artist, for both French and English productions.

To confirm your attendance at this nomination announcement, RVSP to Élise Gauthier before February 23rd at Please note that space is limited.

For general information:

Les Prix Rideau Awards

C.P. 1087, Station B

Ottawa (Ontario), K1P 5R1


Élise Gauthier, Communications


2012 Press Release - Nomination at Petit Chicago