The Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audience Award 2016: Call for Nominations

June 16, 2016 by  
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Nominations are currently being accepted for the Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award. Deadline for Submission: July 2, 2016.

The Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award

This annual award has been created to honour 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 2016 Betty Mitchell Awards.
2009 was the first presentation of the Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award.  Past award recipients include Lana Skauge, Karen Johnson-Diamond, Kathleen Foreman, Nova Lea Thorne, Rose Brow, and most recently Suzanne Mott.

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.

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