2013

  • Officer of the Order of Canada

2011

  • Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award from the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Foundation
  • Recipient, Homage Prize from Artistes pour la paix (with Yvon Deschamps)

2009

  • Knight of the Ordre national du Québec

2008

  • MAD Spirit Award for Exceptional Humanitarian Actions by an Artist, Stella Adler Studio of Acting, New York

2008

  • Walter Carsen Prize, Canada Council for the Arts

2004

  • American Dance Guild Award

2001

  • Career Grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec

1998

  • Gemini Prize for Best Performing Artist on Film

1988

  • Member of the Order of Canada
  • Honorary title of Cultural Ambassador (Québec)
  • Honorary title of Cultural Ambassador (Canada)

Margie Gillis is on the Board of Directors of Place des Arts.

She is also an Honorary Advisor for Dance Collection Danse and a member of the IPLAI Advisory Group (Institue for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas)

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Photo: Julie Perreault