News: Alberta Theatre Represented at Avenue Magazine’s 2013 Top 40 Under 40 Awards

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News: Alberta Theatre Represented at Avenue Magazine’s 2013 Top 40 Under 40 Awards

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Every year, Avenue magazine in Calgary and in Edmonton recognizes the most exceptional young community leaders in Alberta’s two largest cities. The two Top 40 Under 40 lists honour individuals under the age of 40 who are excelling in their careers, giving back to the community and raising the profiles of Calgary and Edmonton.

Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40 list was revealed on October 30th.
Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 list was revealed on November 1st.

The following members of the Albertan theatre community were recognized at the two events:

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Keri Mitchell

Theatre Alberta’s very own Executive Director!

“Once you get me talking about the specifics of our programs and services, I think I can get anybody excited about them.”

Click here to read Keri’s Top 40 article in Avenue Magazine Edmonton.

“It was such an honour to be nominated,” says Keri. “We come to the theatre to work with some of the most creative, curious, and generous artists there are, and we inherit the traditions and legacies of those that came before us. I am privileged in my job to have many opportunities to proudly proclaim what an honour it is to serve Alberta’s incredible theatre community.”

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Ellen Chorley

Artistic Director and Founder of Promise Productions, Artistic Associate at Northern Light Theatre

“Often the stories I tell are about love, loss, regret and secrets, and these themes come up in both writing for kids and adults.”

Click here to read Ellen’s Top 40 article in Avenue Magazine Edmonton.

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Michelle Minke

Founder and Artistic Director, Cowtown Opera Company

“I want opera singers to be able to say, ‘I live in Calgary and I make my living as a singer.’ “

Click here to read Michelle’s Top 40 article in Avenue Magazine Calgary.

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Vicki Stroich

Dramaturg and Artistic Associate – Festival, Alberta Theatre Projects

“The kind of projects I’m interested in and the kind of projects I tend to work on are meant to be bold. “

Click here to read Vicki’s Top 40 article in Avenue Magazine Calgary.

Congratulations to all the recipients in Edmonton and Calgary!