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June 16, 2021 at 10:00am

Ancillary Award Recipients

Pauline McGibbon Award

Franco-Ontarian director Dillon Orr is the recipient of the 2021 Pauline McGibbon Award. The announcement was made during the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)’s Dora Ancillary Awards Presentation.

Leonard McHardy & John Harvey Award

Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced that this year’s recipient of the LMJH Award is the deeply committed arts executive, Andrea Vagianos, one of Canada’s most accomplished artistic leaders whose consummate skills as an astute and resilient community builder, strategic planner, financial manager and overall leader are in full flower; particularly evident this past pandemic year in her role as Managing Director for Tarragon Theatre.

Victor C. Polley Protégé Award

As the recipient ofthe Victor C. Polley Protégé Award, Danielle Parris receives a $500 protégé prize. Ms. Parris is dedicated to community service; her work is grounded in community engagement, arts education and programming, as well as creating inclusive and accessible spaces that amplify BIPOC voices.

Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award

At the 2021 Dora Ancillary Awards virtual presentation, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced that this year’s recipient is Soheil Parsa, the highly regarded, groundbreaking theatre practitioner who co-founded Modern Times Stage Company thirty-two years ago in Toronto.

John Hirsch Director’s Award Recipient

Jani Lauzon is the recipient of this year’sJohn Hirsch Director’s Award. The announcement was made during the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)’s Dora Ancillary Awards Presentation

Sponsors

Funders


Leading Partners

Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award for Outstanding Leadership in Administration

The Estate of Elizabeth Comper

Victor C. Polley Protégé Award

Supported by the Polley Family


Event Sponsors

2021 Dora Ancillary Awards VIP Reception

2021 Dora Ancillary Awards VIP Celebration Breakfast


Production Sponsors


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Jani Lauzon honoured with 2021 John Hirsch Director’s Award

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Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award Recipient is Soheil Parsa

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Theatre director Dillon Orr honoured with 2021 Pauline McGibbon Award

Franco-Ontarian director Dillon Orr is the recipient of the 2021 Pauline McGibbon Award. The announcement was made this morning during…

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