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September 19, 2022 at 7:30pm

Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre
189 Yonge Street

Tickets Available
August 29, 2022
11:00am EST

The annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards celebrate excellence on Toronto stages and are the oldest and largest professional theatre, dance and opera awards program in Canada. Founded in 1979, with the first ceremony occurring in 1981, the Dora’s recently marked a 40 year anniversary. The Dora Awards evolve constantly, adjusting and adapting to changes in the broader performing arts industry and the needs of the TAPA membership. There are currently 46 award categories across 7 distinct “divisions.”


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2021 Sponsors


Leading Partners

Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award for Outstanding Leadership in Administration

The Estate of Elizabeth Comper

Victor C. Polley Protégé Award

Supported by the Polley Family

Event Sponsors

2021 Dora Ancillary Awards VIP Reception

2021 Dora Ancillary Awards VIP Celebration Breakfast

Production Sponsors


Born in Glasgow in 1888, teacher and director Dora Mavor Moore arrived in Toronto eight years later. She devoted her long life to creating theatre and theatre companies in her new home. Her contributions to Canadian professional theatre are immeasurable. Dora Mavor Moore was the founder of the University Extension Players and the Hart House Touring Players with the innovative playwright and teacher Herman Voaden.

The Dora Mavor Moore Awards is a program of

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