Awards and mentions


TOUR Prize from the RIDEAU prizes for the tour of 61 performances of the five pieces from the MOUVANCE collection in Quebec, the Yukon and Italy in 2022-2023.


Nominated for Best Theatre Production for Young Audiences by the Association québécoise des critiques de théâtre for the play Le petit avare season 2021


The Prix du Rayonnement International was once again granted to Carol Cassistat, Artistic Director, by the CCRQ and the City of Quebec, in recognition of TGM’s dynamism and development on the international level.

2019 – Multiple honours

Nominated for the 2017-2018 BEST TOUR award at the RIDEAU Awards Gala for the 85-show, 30-venue tour of Mon Petit Prince

Mon Petit Prince, a co-production of Théâtre du Gros Mécano and Théâtre de la Petite Marée, was voted best show of last season by family audiences, and best show by the Jeunes Critiques de l’Arrière-Scène, a jury of children who attend every show in the season.

The young critics also nominated Mon Petit Prince for two awards: Best Production, awarded to director Marie-Josée Bastien, and Best Text, awarded to Anne-Marie Olivier and Marie-Josée Bastien.


Mon Petit Prince wins RADARTS-RIDEAU award at Prix Rideau Gala


Terrier – Forêts, sentiers et menus trésors won the Young Critics of l’Arrière-Scène awards for sets, costumes and props. Congratulations to Dominique Giguère, who designed the entire set.


Special Mention by the Young Critics of l’Arrière-Scène for the set of La Ville en rouge, by Christian Fontaine


La Ville en rouge was a finalist in the “Young Audiences” category of the Prix de la critique de théâtre (AQCT). Author Marcelle Dubois was a finalist for the Prix Annick-Lansman (2010); and Pierre Robitaille received the Prix Jacques-Pelletier, for puppet and model design of the same show, as part of the 26th edition of the Prix d’Excellence des Arts et de la Culture 2012. The text was published by Éditions Lansman jeunesse, in 2012.


Audience favorite award 2010-2011 for La librairie, part of the Théâtre-Enfance-jeunesse series at La Maison de la Culture de Trois-Rivières.


Louise-LaHaye Prize for André Jean’s play Prière de ne pas déranger

Prix du Rayonnement International awarded to Carol Cassistat, Artistic Director, by the CCRQ, CRÉ and Ville de Québec, in recognition of TGM’s dynamism and development on the international level.

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Best Young Audience Production Award from the Académie québécoise du théâtre for L’homme, Chopin et le petit tas de bois, Le champ, La librairie and Lucille in the sky avec un diamant.