TNB Foundation Awards

Stephen Graham Bird Award

(Acting, Directing or Playwriting)

DEADLINE JUNE 2, 2017

The Stephen Graham Bird Award is designed to recognize and encourage New Brunswick students who have demonstrated exceptional talent and potential, and who are pursuing a career in the theatre. The Stephen Graham Bird Award is for full-time study.

Objectives

To assist New Brunswick students who intend to pursue, or are presently pursuing, a career in theatre as a professional.
To increase the number of professional theatre artists in New Brunswick.
To encourage the development of New Brunswick talent in theatre arts.

Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration an applicant must intend to pursue, or be currently pursuing, full-time studies at a recognized institution, at an undergraduate level or professional training program, for the purpose of pursuing a career as a professional theatre artist. This career may be in acting, in directing, or in playwriting. Only New Brunswick residents are eligible to receive funding. A resident is defined as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has resided in New Brunswick for at least one year immediately preceding the application deadline.

Level of Funding

One award in the amount of $3,000 will be awarded per annum. An individual may receive up to a maximum of 4 awards, which must be applied for annually.

J. Patrick Clark Award

(Design, stage management or technical production)

DEADLINE JUNE 2, 2017

The J. Patrick Clark Award is designed to recognize and encourage New Brunswick students who have demonstrated exceptional talent and potential, and who are pursuing a career in the theatre. The J. Patrick Clark Award is for full-time study.

Objectives

To assist New Brunswick students who intend to pursue, or are presently pursuing, a career in theatre as a professional.
To increase the number of professional theatre artists in New Brunswick.
To encourage the development of New Brunswick talent in theatre arts.

Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must intend to pursue, or currently be pursuing, full-time studies at a recognized institution, at an undergraduate level or professional training program, for the purpose of pursuing a career as a professional theatre artist. This career may be in design, stage management or technical production. Only New Brunswick residents are eligible to receive funding. A resident is defined as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has resided in New Brunswick for at least one year immediately preceding the application deadline.

Level of Funding

One award in the amount of $3,000 will be awarded per annum. An individual may receive up to a maximum of 4 awards, which must be applied for annually.

Past Recipients

Stephen Graham Bird Award

2017 Jesse LaPointe
2016 Ariana Marquis
2015 Sam Black (Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts)
2014 Jilly Hanson (George Brown College)
2013 Warren Macauley & Samantha Kamras
2012 Lee Kinney (Ohio University)
2011 Jeff Dingle (George Brown College)
2010 Ruthie Luff (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)
2009 Leah Holder (George Brown College)

J. Patrick Clark Award

2017 Matthew Blackwood
2016 Danielle Chiasson
2015 Crystal Chettiar (National Theatre School)
2014 Taylor Sinstadt (Sheridan College)
2012 Crystal Laffoley (National Theatre School)

For Further Information or to Apply:

Theatre New Brunswick Foundation
55 Whiting Road
Fredericton, NB E3B 5Y5
(506)460-1381 ext 106
tnbfoundation@tnb.nb.ca