2016 Directing - Kelly Rae Jenken, and 2017 Playwriting - Frances Koncan
The Emerging Theatre Artist Award reflects Reg Skene's invaluable and ongoing contribution to the theatrical arts in Winnipeg. The award is presented to a promising playwright, actor, and director in a three-year cycle.
This year two awards were presented by Reg's son, Rick Skene, and the Director of MAP, Brian Drader, at the Winnipeg Theatre Awards on Sunday, November 12th, at the West End Cultural Centre.
The 2016 award for Directing went to Kelly Rae Jenken.
And the 2017 award for Playwriting was presented to Frances Koncan.
Each receipient received a trophy and a $500 prize. Congratulations to both Kelly and Frances!
In 2018 MAP will be presenting the Reg Skene Award for Emerging Theatre Artist in the acting category.