Personal Philanthropy

The Wuchien Michael Than Fund

The Wuchien Michael Than Fund was established by Michael Than in 2012 and launched in 2013 to support the development and nurturing of theatre arts in Canada, with a particular emphasis on new works by Asian-Canadian playwrights, and the development of emerging talent in the Asian-Canadian theatre community.

Production Grants

2018 Recipients

Good Morning Viet Mom by Franco Nguyen
Cahoots Theatre

The Ones We Leave Behind by Loretta Seto
Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre

Development Grants

2017 Recipients

Every Corner a Terrorist by Suvendrini Lena
B.A.A.N.N. Theatre Centre

Ladies of Mahjong by April Leung
Factory Theatre

Yellow Rabbit by the Silk Bath Collective
Soulpepper Theatre Company

Suicide Forest by Tetsuro Shigematsu
Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre

Mahabharata by Ravi Jain
Why Not Theatre

Past Recipients

Application details for grants: 
The Wuchien Michael Than Foundation

News Releases

2017 Wuchien Michael Than Fund Grants Announced  September 13, 2017

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