Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
For Immediate Release: Toronto,
ACTRA Toronto presents the nominees for the 15th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto. The ACTRA Awards in Toronto will take place at The Carlu on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The nominees for the outstanding performance awards are determined by a jury of ACTRA Toronto performers.
Nominees for Outstanding Performance – Voice:
Nominees for Outstanding Performance – Female:
Nominees for Outstanding Performance – Male:
This year, ACTRA Toronto is excited to announce a new Series Ensemble Award. Nominees for this non-juried, “Members’ Choice” award, are determined by ACTRA Toronto members online votes. The nominated shows are:
Yannick Bisson will pick up the Award of Excellence and the ACTRA Toronto Stunt Award will be awarded posthumously to Joel Harris.
The show will be hosted by Aurora Brown, Carolyn Taylor and Jennifer Whalen of the Baroness Von Sketch troupe.
The event this year is themed to honour Canada’s 150th birthday. Live music will be performed by The Wintergarten Orchestra, an 11-piece ensemble specializing in pre-swing jazz classics, featuring ACTRA Toronto actor and singer Ted Atherton.
ACTRA Toronto is the largest organization within ACTRA, representing over 15,000 of Canada’s 22,000 professional performers working in recorded media in Canada. As an advocate for Canadian culture since 1943, ACTRA is a member-driven union that continues to secure rights and respect for the work of professional performers.
ACTRA Toronto greatly appreciates the support of our sponsors:
Diamond Sponsor: Actra Fraternal Benefit Society; ACTRA National, PRS & RACS. Platinum Sponsors: Bell Media. Gold Sponsors: CBC, Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), Deluxe, IATSE 873, Rhombus Media, Shaftesbury, United Steelworkers. Silver Sponsors: Cavalluzzo, Directors Guild of Canada (Ontario), RBC. Post-Show Reception Sponsor: eOne. Bronze Sponsors: Addenda Capital, Creative Arts Savings & Credit Union, Don Carmody Productions, Entertainment Partners Canada Inc. and Canada Film Capital, Frantic Films, Grant Thornton, HUB International, New Real Films, Serendipity Point Films, Take 5 Productions, Universal Promotions, Writers Guild of Canada.
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Media contact: Karen Woolridge, ACTRA Toronto Public Relations Officer, cell: (416) 937-1437, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. )
For photos and more please visit: http://www.actratoronto.com/performers/community/the-actra-awards-in-toronto/2017-actra-awards-in-toronto-nominees/