Dean Ott/Debbie Boult Award 2015 – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 8, 2015 by  
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Nominations are currently being accepted for the Dean Ott/Debbie Boult Award, honouring outstanding Achievement in Technical Production. Deadline for submissions is June 30, 2015.

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:

  • Preference will be given to those who reside in Calgary;
  • 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.

The successful nominee will be recognized with a statuette at the 2015 Betty Mitchell Awards.

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, Riley Miljan, Richard McDowell, and Jack Jamieson.

Submit your nomination online by clicking here, or by submitting the materials to: info@bettymitchellawards.com
More information about the Dean Ott/Debbie Boult Award can be found by clicking here.

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Greg Bond Memorial Award 2015 – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 8, 2015 by  
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Nominations are currently being accepted for the Greg Bond Memorial Award. Deadline for submission is June 30, 2015.

Greg Bond Memorial Award

(Honouring Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre in Calgary)

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 the Greg Bond Memorial Award:

  • Preference will be given to those who reside in Calgary;
  • 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.

The successful nominee will receive a $1000 cash award and be recognized with a statuette at the 2015 Betty Mitchell Awards.

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, Chris Jacko, Onalea Gilbertson, and Willy Joosen.

 

Submit your nomination online by clicking here, or by submitting the materials to: info@bettymitchellawards.com
More information about the Greg Bond Memorial Award can be found by clicking here.

The 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards | MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
Tickets go on sale soon, so stay tuned!

 

Duval Lang Theatre For Young Audiences Award 2015 – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 8, 2015 by  
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Nominations are currently being accepted for the Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award. Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2015.

The Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award

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 a partnership between 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 legacy in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences.

Criteria for nomination:

  • May be an individual or group of individuals (but not an organization);
  • Preference will be given to those who reside in Calgary;
  • 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.

The successful nominee will receive a $2000 cash award and be recognized with a statuette at the 2015 Betty Mitchell Awards.
2009 was the first presentation of the Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award.  Past award recipients have been Lana Skauge, Karen Johnson-Diamond, Kathleen Foreman, Nova Lea Thorne, and Rose Brow.

Submit your nomination online by clicking here, or by submitting the materials to: info@bettymitchellawards.com
More information about the Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award can be found by clicking here.

The 18th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards | MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
Tickets go on sale soon, so stay tuned!