TAPA is pleased to announce a new Ancillary Award for the Dora Mavor Moore Awards.
The new Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award recognizes the work of theatre, dance and opera administrators (see full criteria below). The Award will be presented at the press conference for the 29th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards at 10:00am on Thursday, June 5, 2008 at the Sony Centre for the
The Selection Committee: Sandy Tulloch – Chair, Derrick Chua, Jacoba Knaapen, Gayle Matthews and Leonard McHardy. The LMJH is administrated by TAPA.
The Award includes a $1000 cheque and a special plaque.
Deadline for submission had been extended to Thursday May 15, 2008, 5:00pm
Please send submissions with the following information to: Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org (pls note: nominations will only be accepted via email)
- Nominator’s Name, title, company, phone and email
- Name of nominee
- Bio and resume of nominee
- Why you have selected the nominee and why you think they should be recognized and deserve to win the Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award (up to 3 pages)
- Headshot or photograph of nominee (if possible)
Eligibility Criteria for the Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award:
The Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award (LMJH) recognizes the work of theatre, dance and opera administrators. The scope of “administrators” is broad and diverse and includes but is not limited to; producers, general managers, executive directors, publicists, marketing managers, directors of development, business managers, box office managers and front of house managers;
Individuals eligible for the LMJH award are not emerging administrators but must have demonstrated a minimum 10 year commitment and impact to the performing arts industry in Toronto (defined for these purposes as theatre, dance and opera);
The winner will be chosen by the Selection Committee from nominations received from the TAPA membership;
The winner will receive a cash prize of $1000 and a plaque awarded by TAPA through the generous sponsorship of Elizabeth Comper.