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2012 Gala & Finalists

The Originals 2012 Gala will be held at the Imperial Theatre on Thursday May 31st, 2012, at 7:00 pm.

Emerging Artist Award:

An individual artist, in any genre, who has been pursuing his/her practice for fewer than five years and is no longer a student in his/her field.
Finalists:    Babette Hayward   |   Jared Peters   |   Philip Savage

Visual Arts Award:

An individual or group that has made a significant contribution to the visual arts.
Finalists:    Herzl Kashetsky   |   Carol Taylor   |   Cliff Turner

Film and New Media Arts Award:

An individual or group who has made a significant contribution to film or new media arts.
Finalists:    Steven Doiron   |   Nathan Savage

Arts Supporter Award:

A volunteer who has made a significant contribution to the arts community.
Finalists:    Brian Goodwin   |   Gerry Taylor

Precious Exports Award:

An individual or group, and a Saint Johner at heart, who has made a significant contribution to the arts community from afar.
Finalists:    Jesse Ash   |   Stuart Howe   |   Christopher Lloyd

Popular Music Award:

An individual or group that has made a significant contribution in any musical genre other than classical.
Finalists:   Penny Blacks   |   Clinton Charlton    |   Stephanie Mainville

Classical Music Award:

An individual or group that has made a significant contribution in classical music.
Finalists:    Tim Blackmore   |    Wenmei Li   |   Saint John String Quartet

Performing Arts Award for Theatre:

An individual or group that has made a significant contribution in theatre.
Finalists:    Scott Thomas   |    Kate Wilcott   |   Stephen Tobias

Performing Arts Award for Dance:

An individual or group that has made a significant contribution in dance.
Finalists:    Connection Dance Works   |   Andrea Scott | Georgia Rondos

Arts Organization Award:

An organization that has made a significant contribution to the arts.
Finalists:   InterAction Children’s Theatre Company   |   Saint John Theatre Company    |   Third Space Gallery

Business (Patron) for the Arts Award:

An individual or corporation, not working in the arts, who has made a significant contribution to supporting the arts.
Finalists:   Philip Huggard   |   Commercial Properties Ltd. (John Irving)

Imperial Theatre Lifetime Achievement Award:

An individual who has demonstrated an extraordinary body of work over a significant period of time. 
Recipient:  Dr. Thomas J. Condon

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