The Kayla Gordon Musical Theatre Award 


  • The Applicant must be a Manitoba resident or has Manitoba as a primary Residence.
  • Minimum age requirement: 21 years of age
  • Self identifies as an EMERGING ARTIST (defined as one who has spent 5 years or FEWER practising their craft through public presentation NOT including student performances)
  • Has demonstrated an active pursuit of a career in Musical Theatre by seeking training, skill development workshops and performance opportunities.


  • Artist’s Resume
  • One page letter of support from an established theatre artist.
  • Personal letter from the applicant explaining why you have decided to pursue a career in Musical Theatre.
  • Up to 5 images OR 1 minute audio recording OR 1 minute video *please choose one of these three options only.
  • Applicant’s full mailing address, email & phone number
  • Supporting Artist’s email & phone number

Selection process 

The applications will be juried by staff and board members of Winnipeg Studio Theatre. For more information, please contact Erin McGrath by email at



2022 – Megan Fry

 2020 – Alyssa Crockett