Save the Date & Passport Deadline

June 10, 2013 by  
Filed under Archive News

The 16th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards will be held on Monday, August 26th, 2013
at Stage West (727 42 Ave SE)
Doors 6pm | Buffet 6pm – 7:30pm | Awards 7:30pm

Tickets are on sale now through the Stage West Box Office. Order tickets by phone with a credit card at 403.243.6642 or in person at Stage West.

Early Bird Price: $60 (First 150 tickets)
Regular Price: $65

Keep up with our Facebook page and Twitter feed for future details

 

 

Passport Deadline is June 28th

To ensure that you receive your nomination ballot on time, please mail in your passport to:

The Betty Mitchell Awards
c/o R.W. Quinlan
220 – 7260 12th Street SE
Calgary, AB
T2H 2S5

Passport Drop-Off Dates

If you would like to drop off your passport, or have any questions, please visit the Alberta Theatre Projects/Theatre Calgary Offices on June 19th or 26th (the 26th has been cancelled due to recent flooding) from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Offices are in the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts (205 8th Ave SE) in the +15 level. A Steering Committee Member will be there to assist you and collect your passport.

 

Greg Bond Memorial Award 2013 – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Archive News

Chris Jacko accepting the 2012 Greg Bond Memorial Award

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nominations are currently being accepted for the Greg Bond Memorial Award. Deadline for Submission: July 5, 2013.

This annual award is intended to honour the outstanding achievement by an individual—either for this season or for accumulated dedication or achievement—in musical  theatre in Calgary.

The award is made possible through the Toronto Community Foundation, and is presented by the Bond Family in memory of their son, Greg (1954–1989). Greg studied and worked in musical theatre across Canada, from Banff to Charlottetown as well as in Australia. His life was marked by a drive for professionalism, a talent for composition, and a desire to continually study, create and perform. He will be remembered for his positive attitude and his remarkable ability to give and engender respect from everyone whom his life touched.

Criteria for nomination:

  • Must be a Calgary resident who has continuously striven for excellence in his/her craft;
  • Will have contributed to the profile of musical theatre in Calgary;
  • Will have the qualities of: cooperation, self-discipline and work ethic;
  • Areas of specialization may include, but are not restricted to: performance, musical direction, education, choreography, composition, instrumentalist;
  • Is a professional in his/her field, and viewed as such by his/her peers.

Each nominee submission must include the following: (1) The nominee’s full address, e-mail (optional) and telephone number. (2) A one-page letter explaining why the nominee should receive this award. (3) Supporting documentation to a maximum of 10 pages (optional). This could include letters of support, newspaper articles, etc.  (No videos will be accepted, please do not send original documents as materials submitted cannot be returned)

The recipient will be chosen by a jury consisting of past recipients plus other industry professionals, as selected by the Betty Mitchell Awards Steering Committee. The successful nominee will receive a $1000 cash award and be recognized at the Betty Mitchell Awards, August 26, 2013, which celebrate Calgary’s professional theatre community.

Previous recipients have included: Doug McKeag, Tom Doyle, Margot McDermott, Bob Foster, Marilyn Perkins, Stage West Calgary, Hal Kerbes, Joe Slabe, Elaine Higgin Case, Mark Bellamy, David Rhymer, Denise Clarke, Joel Cochrane,  Tory Doctor, and Chris Jacko.

To submit a nominee, please mail to:

Betty Mitchell Awards, Re: Greg Bond Memorial Award
PO Box 924 Station T
Calgary, AB
T2H 2H4

or email to:
info@bettymitchellawards.com
Subject Line: Greg Bond Memorial Award

The Sweet 16th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards, MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013. Doors at 6pm, Buffet 6pm-7:30pm, Awards at 7:30pm. Price: $60 for the first 150 tickets sold, $65 thereafter. Includes admission to the gala and official after party! For tickets, contact the Stage West Box Office: 403-243-6642

Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award 2013 – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Archive News

Kathleen Foreman accepting the 2012 Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nominations are currently being accepted for the Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award. Deadline for Submission: July 5, 2013.

This annual award has been created to honor an individual or group of individuals who have made an outstanding contribution or significant achievement in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences in Calgary. This award is made possible through the collaborative efforts of Quest Theatre and the Betty Mitchell Awards and is supported by a fund established in 2008 at the Calgary Foundation by a group of generous donors in recognition of Duval Lang.

Duval Lang was the founding Artistic Director of Quest Theatre and spent 25 years making theatre accessible, meaningful and enjoyable to young audiences. Along the way he has nurtured many emerging artists who have been inspired by his influence. Duval’s dedication to his craft has, and will continue to have, a significant impact in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences.

Criteria for nomination:

  • May be an individual or group of individuals (but not an organization);
  • Must be a Calgary resident who has continuously striven for excellence in his/her craft;
  • Has demonstrated excellence in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences;
  • May be awarded for an outstanding season of work, individual achievement, or a sustained contribution to the community.

Each nominee submission must include the following: (1) The nominee’s full address, e-mail (optional) and telephone number. (2) A one-page letter explaining why the nominee should receive this award. (3) Supporting documentation to a maximum of 10 pages (optional). This could include letters of support, newspaper articles, etc.  (No videos will be accepted, please do not send original documents as materials submitted cannot be returned)

The recipient will be chosen from among the nominees by a jury consisting of past recipients plus other industry professionals, as selected by Quest Theatre and the Betty Mitchell Awards Steering Committee. The successful nominee will be recognized at the Betty Mitchell Awards, August 26, 2013, which celebrate Calgary’s professional theatre community.

2009 was the first presentation of the Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award. Past award recipients have been Lana Skauge, Karen Johnson-Diamond, Daniel Hall, and Kathleen Foreman.

To submit a nominee, please mail to:

Betty Mitchell Awards, Re: Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award
PO Box 924 Station T
Calgary, AB
T2H 2H4

or email to:
info@bettymitchellawards.com
Subject Line: Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award

The Sweet 16th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards, MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013. Doors at 6pm, Buffet 6pm-7:30pm, Awards at 7:30pm. Price: $60 for the first 150 tickets sold, $65 thereafter. Includes admission to the gala and official after party! For tickets, contact the Stage West Box Office: 403-243-6642

Dean Ott/Debbie Boult Award 2013 – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Archive News

Riley Miljan accepting the 2012 Dean Ott/Debbie Boult Award

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nominations are currently being accepted for the Dean Ott/Debbie Boult Award. Deadline for Submission: July 5, 2013.

This annual award has been created to honour a member of Calgary’s theatre community who has made a major contribution or significant achievement in the area of technical production in Calgary. This award is given in recognition of Dean Ott and Debbie Boult. Throughout their lives, Dean and Debbie continually strove for excellence and were regarded as a benchmark for professionalism. The recipient of this award will reflect Dean and Debbie’s passion for their craft.

 

Criteria for nomination:

  • Must be a Calgary resident who has continuously striven for excellence in his/her craft;
  • Will have the qualities of professionalism, cooperation, self-discipline and strong work ethic;
  • May be awarded for an outstanding season of work, individual achievement, or a sustained contribution to the community;
  • Areas of specialization may include, but are not restricted to: stage management, stage carpentry, production management, running crew, wardrobe, lighting or sound technician.

Each nominee submission must include the following: (1) The nominee’s full address, e-mail (optional) and telephone number. (2) A one-page letter explaining why the nominee should receive this award. (3) Supporting documentation to a maximum of 10 pages (optional). This could include letters of support, newspaper articles, etc.  (No videos will be accepted, please do not send original documents as materials submitted cannot be returned)

The recipient will be chosen from among the nominees by a jury consisting of past recipients plus other industry professionals, as selected by the Betty Mitchell Awards Steering Committee. The successful nominee will be recognized at the Betty Mitchell Awards, August 26, 2013, which celebrate Calgary’s professional theatre community.

Previous recipients have included: Tom McCarthy, Colin McCracken, Monty Schneider, Dianne Goodman, Brad & Ellen Leavitt, Lance Olson, Tracey Hooper, Darcy Foggo, Ian Wilson, Brian Beaulieu, Terri Gillis, Wes Jenkins, Susan McNair Reid, Kira Campbell, and Riley Miljan.

To submit a nominee, please mail to:

Betty Mitchell Awards, Re: Dean Ott/Debbie Boult Award
PO Box 924 Station T
Calgary, AB
T2H 2H4

or email to:
info@bettymitchellawards.com
Subject Line: Dean Ott/Debbie Boult Award.

The Sweet 16th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards, MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013. Doors at 6pm, Buffet 6pm-7:30pm, Awards at 7:30pm. Price: $60 for the first 150 tickets sold, $65 thereafter. Includes admission to the gala and official after party! For tickets, contact the Stage West Box Office: 403-243-6642