111 nominees in 23 categories celebrating the best of community theatre in Calgary & area!
Nominations for the 2016 CAT Awards (Community Theatre Awards) were announced on July 18, 2016. There are 111 nominees in the 23 categories this year. (Click here for complete list.)
The CAT Awards are presented annually by Calgary-ACTS, Calgary’s Alliance of Community Theatres. Calgary-ACTS is a not-for-profit society founded in 2000 with a focus on promoting community theatre in Calgary. It also provides a network of communication, support and resource sharing for its members. This year’s ceremony will mark the 13th annual presentation of the CAT Awards.
Calgary audiences were offered 56 productions from 26 local theatre companies who are members of Calgary ACTS. The awards acknowledge, reward, and celebrate the contributions of local theatre artists with nominations selected through a combination of public input and show adjudications. Audiences were not disappointed by the quality and professionalism of the casts and crews of these productions.
The recipients of the 2016 CAT Awards will be announced at the gala ceremony on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Rozsa Centre at the University of Calgary. Please join the best in local community theatre for this amazing evening of celebration. The theme for this year is Golden Dreams. Creative costuming is possible!