Thursday, May 30, 2013

Consulate staffer receives Leadership Award

Rebecca Singh, director of cultural affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in Toronto and Western Canada was recently awarded the seventh annual "Mallory Gilbert Leadership Award."

The award, handed out by the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT), is named in honour of Mallory Gilbert, general manager of Toronto's Tarragon Theatre’s 34 years and former president of PACT, celebrates and recognizes significant and valuable leadership within the Canadian theatre community.
From left, Rebecca Singh, David Abel and Mallory Gilbert O.C. PACT lifetime member. [Boomer Stacey photo]
Singh was co-awarded the honour alongside David Abel, executive director of The Art of Time Ensemble, who chose her as his protégé-winner.
Aside from performing all her various duties for the consulate, Singh is also an accomplished actor, theatre director, and curator of Canada's Smallest Theatre / Theatre Local in Toronto - 

The award ceremony was held on May 24 in Victoria, BC during PACT's annual conference.
Congratulations Rebecca!  

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