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2022 GPLT Volunteer Awards and Bursaries Deadline August 12 and Forms

August 12 is the deadline for GPLT Volunteer Award nominations
Nominate a deserving GPLT Volunteer for one of our three awards. Download the nomination form with a full description of the award criteria at;
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60th season bursaries

Submit nominations and applications in confidence to manager@gplt.ca or drop off nominations and applcations at the GPLT Box Office. The successful award recipients are chosen by the GPLT Board. All nominations are kept confidential.
Awards will be presented at the GPLT AGM on September 11, 2022 at 2 pm.
The awards are:
THE JENNIE TETREAU AWARD for consistent long-term contribution.
THE SHORT BUT SWEET AWARD for consistent short term contribution by a person age 18 or over.
THE RISING STAR AWARD for consistent short term contribution by a person less than 18 years of age.
June 20 is the deadline to apply for these GPLT Bursaries.
The $1000 Sukumar Nayar Bursary awarded to a deserving Student enrolled in a post secondary theatre related program
Two Theatre Alberta Workshop or Course Bursaries of $600 each to two Adults who want to travel out of our region to take a short course or workshop on a live theatre related subject.
Download the criteria and application form at:57th season bursaries

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Notice of GPLT Annual General Meeting Sunday September 11, 2022 at 2 pm. Celebrating 60 years of Community Theatre!

Notice of the Grande Prairie Live Theatre Annual General Meeting 2 pm September 11, 2022 at GPLT, 10130-98 Avenue Grande Prairie Alberta. Election of Vice President, Treasurer, Youth Board Member, and 2 Members at Large for 2 years terms. Nominations are open to any GPLT Member. For more information on the AGM and the nomination/election process contact Manager Wayne Ayling at manager@gplt.ca.
Descriptions of the Board Member Duties:
Every Board Member is expected to attend 11 Board meetings, sit on at least one working committee and participate in Board initiatives. Preparing for meetings by reading documents sent out in advance of each meeting. Contributing new ideas to move GPLT forward.
All those elected to the board will be asked to attend a board orientation and introduction get together within two weeks after the AGM
Vice President: A 3 year commitment. The new Vice President automatically becomes the President Elect and President in the following years.
Treasurer: A 2 year commitment. Focus on GPLT finances and financial systems/records. Focus on contributing to Board initiatives and providing new ideas.
Member at Large: A 2 year commitment. Required to sit on at least one working committee. Focus on contributing to Board initiatives and providing new ideas.
Youth Board Member: Must be 16-20. A 1 year commitment. Required to sit on at least one working committee. Focus on contributing to Board initiatives and providing new ideas.

GPLT members can register in advance by contacting the GPLT Box office to attend the GPLT AGM virtually through a Zoom link. GPLT members with the approved Zoom link will be able to vote anonymously. Guests or interested members of the public who are not members are still welcome to attend in person but will not be able to get the Zoom link.

The GPLT Working Committees are:
Marketing and Media
Next Season Play Selection
Current Season Support
Governance and Policy

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