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Nominations sought for 2014 Playhouse Honours

by on April 29, 2014

The Fredericton Playhouse is asking the public for nominations for The Playhouse Honours 2014.

Since 2008, the Fredericton Playhouse board of directors has awarded The Playhouse Honours annually. The recognition honours individuals’ involvement in the performing arts in Fredericton, fostering a deeper appreciation of the value that people can make to community life through their work in music, theatre, dance, spoken word and multidisciplinary performing arts. A permanent display in the west gallery of the Playhouse recognizes the honourees.

“The Playhouse Honours initiative celebrates and thanks individuals from our community who have made a significant contribution to Fredericton through their involvement in the performing arts,” says Patrick Flanagan, president of the Fredericton Playhouse board of directors. “We do this through an accessible and thoughtful event which has in the past been a highlight of the year, not only for the recipient, but for the many community members whose lives have been touched and made more meaningful in some respect by the individual.”

Nominations can be made by any person or organization. Underscoring the personal investment that they have made in the community, recipients must be individuals, not companies or organizations. Recipients may be a professional or amateur artist, administrator, volunteer, educator, philanthropist, advocate, organizer, etc. A selection committee (jury) comprised of members of the local arts community will review the submissions and recommend an honouree to the Fredericton Playhouse board of directors.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 30, 2014. Past recipients include Ilkay Silk (2008), Brent Staeben (2009), Philip Sexsmith (2010), Walter Learning (2011), Mabel Doak (2012) and Bonnie Kilburn (2013). The Playhouse Honours is generously presented by Atlantic Mediaworks.

Please fill in the requested information below along with a written submission of no more than two (2) pages describing reasons you feel that your nominee should be considered for The Playhouse Honours.

An emphasis should be placed on the accumulated contributions of individuals over a period of time and consideration should be given to the local legacy and impact of the nominee on community life and the performing arts.

You may attach additional information such as letters of support, materials, testimonials, etc. to your submission.

Name of nominee:
Nominator:
Address:
Telephone:
Email:

Return to:
Playhouse Honours Jury
Fredericton Playhouse
686 Queen Street
Fredericton, NB
E3B 1C2
Fax: 506‐459‐6206
Email: valerie@theplayhouse.ca

For more information please contact Valerie Hillier at 459‐6209 or visit www.theplayhouse.ca/the‐playhouse‐honours.

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