The Betty Mitchell Awards, named for a pioneer of Calgary’s theatrical community, Dr. Betty Mitchell, were started in 1998 to celebrate and honour outstanding achievement in Calgary’s professional theatre community. The Betty Mitchell Awards provide the opportunity to recognize the excellent work that takes place in Calgary throughout the year.
The 2012 nominees were announced on July 3rd in an event at the Auburn Saloon. Click here to access the full list of nominees.
A special shout out to Theatre Alberta’s All Stages editor, David van Belle! His company Ghost River Theatre was nominated for two awards for Big Shot by Jon Lachlan Stewart – a co-production with Edmonton’s Surreal SoReal Theatre.
The awards ceremony will be held on August 27, 2012. Tickets for the 2012 Betty Mitchell Awards are on sale now and can be purchased through Stage West Theatre Restaurant by phoning 403.243.6642. The first 150 tickets will be sold at an early bird price of $60.