Guild Awards – A Quick Reminder

Hello friends,

The award application deadlines for the Portland Civic Theatre Guild awards are fast approaching. In fact, the application deadline for the Mary Brand Award is March 11th (see below for more information), while two other awards have application deadlines of April 15th. We encourage interested theaters and artists to apply, and then attend the 2016 Drammy Ceremony in the Newmark Theatre in June to find out the winners!

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Does your theatre company involve kids eighteen or younger in theatre education as participants, observers, or students? Could you use $2000? Check out the Mary Brand Award offered by the Portland Civic Theatre Guild. Application deadline coming up fast! March 11! More details below. Applications at www.portlandcivictheatreguild.org.

Applications Due March 11, 2016

The Mary Brand Award, $2000, is directed to individuals and programs that involve young people in theatre education as participants, observers, or students. The award honors Mary Brand who founded the Portland Civic Theatre Guild in 1958 as a way to assist the theatre. Among the programs sustained by Guild activities was the Portland Civic Theatre School which provided training to thousands of theatre students of all ages over several decades. Application deadline March 11, 2016.

The recipient will be chosen by the members of the Portland Civic Theatre Guild. Applicants will be evaluated in a variety of areas including excellence of proposal and feasibility of completion. Full details are presented in the application.

The Mary Brand Awards are offered by the Portland Civic Theatre Guild, a nonprofit group founded in 1958 as an adjunct to one of the nation’s oldest and largest community theatres. The Guild presents the Portland Civic Theatre Guild First Tuesday Readers Theatre season at the Old Church October through May each year. In addition, the Guild sponsors the Drammy Awards and the Portland Civic Theatre Guild New Play Award as part of Fertile Ground: Portland’s City Wide Festival of New Works.

Applications are available on the web at www.portlandcivictheatreguild.org. For further information please contact Steve Smith, wasco2432@yahoo.com or Margaret Chapman, margaretlouischapman@gmail.com.

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