CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
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 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 is the founding Artistic Director of Quest Theatre and has spent 25 years making theatre accesible, 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 a 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.
The nominator will elaborate on the manner in which the candidate meets the above criteria. Additional letters of testimony will be accepted to a maximum submission of ten pages total.
The recipient will be chosen by a jury consisting of past recipients (in future years) plus other industry professionals, as selected by Quest Theatre and the Betty Mitchell Awards Steering Committee. The succesful nominee will receive a $2000 cash award and be recognized at the Betty Mitchell Awards, August 24, 2009, which celebrate Calgary’s professional theatre community.
All submissions will be kept on file for one year.
Deadline for application: June 30, 2009.
Please mail to:
Betty Mitchell Awards
Re: Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award
PO Box 924 Station T
Calgary, AB T2H 2H4
or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please contact the Chair of the Jury, Jamie Konchak via email email@example.com.