Comédien (ne) de l'année - Théâtre
Quincy Armorer has worked professionally as an actor, director, instructor and administrator for over 20 years. Over the course of his career, he has worked at the Stratford Festival, National Arts Centre, Centaur Theatre, Black Theatre Workshop, St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, Geordie Theatre, Repercussion Theatre, Imago Theatre, Hudson Village Theatre, Piggery Theatre, Shakespeare by the Sea, among others. He studied in the Theatre Department at Concordia University and at the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre at the Stratford Festival. He has been nominated for 6 Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAs), including 2 nominations for Outstanding Lead Performance for his work in The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God (National Arts Centre/Centaur/BTW) and Much Ado About Nothing (Repercussion). Quincy was the Artistic Director of Black Theatre Workshop for 10 years and, with Mike Payette, launched the company's successful Artist Mentorship Program. Now in its ninth successful year, the program provides opportunities to Black and other emerging artists to strengthen their skills preparing them for professional careers in the arts. In addition to his work on stage, Quincy is an Adjunct Professor in the Dan School of Music and Drama at Queen's University and is the Associate Director of the Acting Program at the National Theatre School of Canada.