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|ATHE 2020 Leadership in Community-Based Theatre and Civic Engagement|
In order to honor a high level of commitment and longevity, this award for Leadership in Community-Based Theatre and Civic Engagement is reserved for an individual or theatre company that has worked in the field of community-based theatre and civic engagement for a minimum of ten years.
The following is a list of criteria for assessing the candidates:
The awards committee also places value on individuals or theatres who help facilitate communities to create theatre that reflects their constituents and/or who develop lasting relationships with those communities. Theatre companies that are nominated must have an operating budget of $150,000 or less. The award should not go to an artist already honored in a major way by the mainstream but to an individual or company that does important work but is less well known.
The winner will be contacted in May and a public announcement will be made in early June. The awardee will receive up to $400 in travel expenses (reimbursement), conference registration, and one night in the conference hotel.
The nomination period for the 2020 award is closed.