Jurors for the Dora Mavor Moore Awards are experienced and respected members of Toronto's professional performing arts community.
Jurors are nominated by two (2) TAPA member companies.

The 2015-2016 jury list can be found here.

The 2016-2017 jury list can be found here.

TAPA is committed to the integrity and transparency of the Dora Mavor Moore Awards. The Dora Jury Selection Committee casts a range of professional artists that include performers, designers, directors, producers and arts educators to serve on the 5 juries.

In order to be considered, candidates for the Dora Juries must agree to:

  • have their name submitted to the Jury Selection Committee for consideration
  • have their name submitted to the TAPA Board of Directors for consideration
  • aim to attend 100% of productions registered in their Division
  • attend all 3-4 jury meetings throughout the year
  • adhere to all Dora policies regarding confidentiality, conflict of interest and voting
  • maintain regular communication with their Jury Chair regarding attendance
  • keep diligent notes on all eligible productions attended

Dora Jurors receive:

  • 2 tickets to every eligible production that is registered in their Division
  • 2 VIP tickets to the Dora Mavor Moore Awards at the end of the year

Individuals working in the following areas are ineligible to serve as a Dora juror:

  • Employees of government funding bodies/ agencies, including municipal, provincial, federal.
  • Employees of non-government & foundation funding bodies.
  • Employees of film/television/stage casting agencies, talent agents or other professional representatives of artists such as personal managers & publicists.
  • Employees of the media (including but not limited to print, television, blogs, social media, etc) such as reviewers, reporters & editors.

Call for Dora Juror nominations: Ongoing with official November push
Deadline for 2017/18 nominations: Friday, December 16, 2016 


Thank you for your interest in the Dora Awards Juror nomination process. The call for applications is currently CLOSED.

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