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Fri Jul 10 18:20:04 EDT 2009

In 2009, Equity will once again award one of its emerging members with a
cheque for $2,000 in recognition of their professionalism, artistic
excellence and innovation. 

The award, adjudicated by Equity's Honours Committee, will be announced
in early November 2009 in Toronto, Ontario.

The Stage West - Equity Emerging Theatre Artist Award is made possible
as the result of a $25,000 donation from Stage West Theatres and the
Pechet family in honour of Equity's silver anniversary in 2001.

Award Criteria:
- The award will be given to an Equity member who is a theatre performer
and who has been a member of the association for less than three years.
For 2009, the artist must have joined Equity after August 31, 2006.
- The artist must demonstrate: professionalism, artistic excellence and
innovation within their craft.
- Qualifying artists must be full members of Canadian Actors' Equity
Association in good standing.

Application Process:
Eligible artists may put forward their own names, or be nominated by
another Equity member, or by a Theatre. Each application must include
the following:
- Artist's resume.
- A one-page letter of support from a maximum of three theatre
professionals (e.g. Equity member, Theatre manager or playwright).
- Applicant's full address, email and telephone number, and the address
and telephone number of the supporting theatre professional(s).
- Applications may also include additional documentation to a maximum of
five pages. No video will be accepted. Please do not send original
documents as materials submitted cannot be returned.
- Applications must be post-marked by August 31st, 2009.
- The decision of the selection committee is final.

There is no official application form. 

Please send your application package to:
Stage West - Equity Emerging Theatre Artist Award
Canadian Actors' Equity Association
44 Victoria Street, 12th Floor
Toronto, ON  M5C 3C4
fax: 416-867-9246
communications at caea.com
Canadian Actors' Equity Association
tel: 416-867-9165
fax: 416-867-9246
communications at caea.com

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