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The Rozsa Foundation has chosen its nominees for the 2017 Rozsa Award.

Following thorough jury deliberation, these three outstanding nominees have been selected from an elite pool of nominated Arts Managers in Alberta who work to transform their companies:

David ChantlerDavid Chantler, Producing Director at Trickster Theatre

Founded in 1980 by David Chantler, Trickster Theatre is a company of physical theatre focused on the use of theatre and arts in educational programs. Listen to the interview with David and CKUA host Tony King.

Carol Holmes, Executive Director of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta

As leader of the largest provincial writing organization in Canada, Carol Holmes has facilitated an explosion of innovative programming both online and in Alberta centres. Listen to the interview with Carol and CKUA host Tony King.

JP ThibodeauJP Thibodeau, Artistic Producer at Storybook Theatre 

Since becoming Managing Artistic Director for StoryBook Theatre in 2013, JP Thobideau has transitioned the struggling community theatre company to its present-day status as a thriving semi-professional theatre company. Listen to the interview with JP and CKUA host Tony King.

The 2017 Rozsa Award ceremony will be held October 16 at Calgary’s Jack Singer Concert Hall lobby. The winner receives a $10,000 cash prize, professional development opportunities and other valuable benefits.