The Electric Company was switched on in 1996 and have quickly gained a following for their unique aesthetic and sense of play that has been surprising and thrilling audiences across Canada and abroad. In 2001, the Electric Company received the single largest cash award in Canada for the creation of a new work. The Alcan Performing Arts Award was a $50,000 endorsement of the excitement surrounding the company.
With forty-six nominations since its inception, Electric Company has won twenty-four Jessie Awards including four for best production, two for original script, and others in direction, design, acting, and artistic achievement. Kevin Kerr won the 2002 Governor Generals Award for Drama for Unity, 1918. The Electric Company is based in Vancouver. Please visit www.electriccompanytheatre.com.
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada
through the Canada Book Fund (CBF), a part of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts and the BC Arts Council.