The Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts - Robert Lepage
Robert Lepage: 2012 Recipient Multidisciplinary Performance and Media Artist
The Council for the Arts at MIT is pleased to announce that Robert Lepage is the recipient of the 2012 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT, which includes an $80,000 cash prize and a campus residency. Renowned as a director, filmmaker, playwright, and actor, Lepage is currently directing Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He also created two Cirque du Soleil productions and The Image Mill™, a spectacular architectural illumination and urban projection. The award celebrates innovative talents in all arts disciplines and is one of the most generous cultural honors in the U.S.
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