2016 Gold Award for Non-Personal Interpretation: TiBert Le Voyageur
Rob Malo, the creator of TiBert le Voyageur, is well known for his interpretive work with festivals and schools around the province of Manitoba. His winning entry was for a website and graphic novel created for teachers and students. In this innovative form of interpretation, TiBert le Voyageur explores the challenges and joys of being a Canadian voyageur. The team of creators also includes Ron Lamoureux, Christian Miranda and Hélène Roy.
The judges praised the website and graphic novel for “pushing the boundaries of what interpretation can be,” being well-researched, and being beautifully designed and illustrated. This bilingual resource can be seen at tibertvoyage.com.
The Gold Award of Excellence in Theatrical Personal Interpretation winner for 2016 was Waterton Lakes National Park for its program “Indiana Cones and the Quest for the Keystone.” The judges praised the calibre of the program on many fronts.
2016 Silver Award for Personal Theatrical Interpretation:
Praise from the judges included “excellent audience engagement,” “Excellent presenters and their use of interpretive techniques that helped support the goals and theme of the program and involved the audience.” and “A very strong program that makes a somewhat complicated or involved topic easy to understand and memorable.”
2016 Honourable Mention for Personal Theatrical Interpretation