Elliott Hayes Award

Named in honor of Elliott Hayes, the former dramaturg and literary manager at The Stratford Festival and a dual citizen of Canada and the USA, this award recognizes excellence in dramaturgical work on a specific project over the past two years. Eligible projects may include, but are not limited to, production, season planning and implementation, educational programming, or advocacy for the profession.

Previous Recipients

Previous recipients of the Elliott Hayes Award include:

2023: David Harris, Jarkko Lehmus, Katalin Trencsényi

2022: Duska Radosavljevic

2021: Arminda Thomas

2020: Emma Tibaldo

2019: Anne G. Morgan

2018 Magda Romanska; honorable mentions: Ness Roque and Kaite O’ Reilly

2017 Nandita Dinesh; honorable mentions: Nanako Nakajima and Hanna Slättne

2016 Sarah Garton Stanley

2015 Nakissa C. Etemad

2014 Ilana Brownstein

2013 Jimmy Noriega

2012 Douglas Langworthy

2011 D.J. Hopkins

2010 Robyn Quick

2009 Brian Quirt

2008 Ilana Brownstein

2007 Edward Sobel

2006 Melinda C. Finberg and Amy Steele 

2005 Lee Devin

2004 Scott Horstein

2003 Brian Quirt, Mallory Catlett

2002 Megan Monaghan and Freddie Ashley

2001 Judith Rudakoff

2000 Rebecca Rugg, Lynn M. Thomson

1999 Michele Volansky, Lue Morgan Douthit

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