Awards and Prizes

The Kayla Gordon Musical Theatre Award

Kayla Gordon, founder of Winnipeg Studio Theatre, director, producer and professor at UofW and UofM. 

For over 40 years she has worked tirelessly with emerging and established artists helping them grow and sustain their careers in Winnipeg and beyond. It is through her constant nurturing and love of musical theatre that she is often referred to as ‘the gate keeper’ for emerging performers. The Kayla Gordon – Musical Theatre Artist Award, for $500.00, reflects her passion and invaluable support to the artists in Winnipeg.  The award is presented every 2nd year to a promising triple-threat artist (actor, singer and dancer) and provides the artist the opportunity to advance their career through financial assistance, mentorship, and increased exposure.

Eligibility: Applicants must strive toward making performance and/or theatre education their future objective. Deadline for the KGMTA – 2022 award is August 31, 2021. Please send nominations to studiotheatre@shaw.ca. Include applicants bio, headshot and letter of support.

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