June 27, 2011 - Ottawa (Canada) —The National Arts Centre and the Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA) are once again extending a call for nominations for the National Arts Centre Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring. The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 16, 2011.
The National Arts Centre award will be presented at a special dinner on Sunday, November 6, 2011, during CAPACOA’s annual conference, which takes place from November 4 to 7 in Toronto. Established in 1992, the $2,500 award honors exceptional achievement in fostering the touring of live performance arts in Canada. The recipient—who will also receive a specially-designed exquisite porcelain sculpture by Gatineau’s Paula Murray—is chosen from nominations solicited from within the industry and is selected by a jury composed of presenters, artists, management and representatives from the National Arts Centre and CAPACOA. The recipient may be an individual, performing company, corporation or other organization.
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