The 34th Annual Jessie Richardson Awards
On Monday, June 27th, 2016, Margo Kane was awarded GVPTA Career Achievement Award at The 34th Annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. The Jessie Awards exists to celebrate and promote the outstanding achievements of the Vancouver Professional Theatre community.
The GVPTA Career Achievement Award award recognizes persons who have made a significant impact on the theatre industry.
Tanja Dixon-Warren, Managing Producer at Full Circle, along with former Ensemble Member and former Artistic Associate of Full Circle, Lisa Ravensbergen, collected the award during the ceremony.
Lisa was also nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role in a Large Theatre for her work in God and The Indian at the Firehall Arts Centre.
Margo was out of the country, she graciously accepted the award by video.
The Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA) had this to say about Margo:
“Margo’s constant desire to integrate her experiences as an Aboriginal person with her artistic skills has fueled extensive experimentation with form, allowing her work to cross cultural and creative boundaries.”