The Buddies Queer Emerging Artist Award recognizes and encourages the achievements of queer artists who are founding careers in the theatre while engaging with the community. This award is made possible by a gift from the estate of John Alan Lee.

Nominations for the 2018 Buddies Queer Emerging Artist Award are closed. The recipient will be announced at our season launch event on September 8, 2018.

Past Award Recipients

2017 – Izad Etamadi

2016 – Katie Sly

2015 – Ill Nana DiverseCity Dance Company

2014 – Jordan Tannahill