Outstanding Stage Manager and Outstanding Technician Awards
Theatre Nova Scotia Stage Manager and Technician Merritt Awards recognize outstanding work on professional productions in Nova Scotia in the areas of stage management and technical production. The winner(s) will be announced at the annual Robert Merritt Awards. Nominations are accepted from individual members and Professional Theatre organizations. Nominators should address how a nominee contributed to the success of a production.
Application Deadline: February 28th every year
- Stage Manager Award Nomination (pdf)
- Stage Manager Award Nomination (form fillable pdf)
- Stage Manager Award Nomination (Word)
- Technician Award Nomination (pdf)
- Technician Award Nomination (form fillable pdf)
- Technician Award Nomination (Word)
Send nominations to submissions[at]theatrens.ca or by mail/drop-off to:
Theatre Nova Scotia office
1113 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
FAST FACTS about the Outstanding SM and Technician Awards:
- Contrary to popular belief, these awards are NOT a one-time honour! Actors, Directors, and everyone else is eligible to win a Merritt for every show they work on, and SM and techs are no exception.
- Anyone who worked on a professional TNS member production is eligible to submit a nomination. It does not need to come from the Producer/Producing Company. Directors, ASMs, fellow technicians, crew members, cast members, and even administrators can write and submit nominations.
- The production for which the SM/Tech is being recognized needs to have been produced by a professional TNS member company in good standing during the 2019 calendar year. Not sure if the show is eligible? Email TNS and ask!
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