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Nicole Lipman

Jury Member, 2002

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Nicola Lipman is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, Banff Centre for the Arts, and the National Theatre School of Canada. In 1969, shortly after her graduation from NTS, she played the role of Susan in the Vancouver PlayhouseGeorge Ryga’s controversial counter-culture play, Grass and Wild Strawberries.

Since then, Nicola Lipman has performed a wide range of plays in theatres across Canada, including: Rabbit Hole at Alberta Theatre Projects; Hecuba at Blackbird Theatre; December Man by Colleen Murphy, at Canadian Stage and Citadel Theatre; Scorched and Humble Boy for Tarragon Theatre; and Shirley Valentine for the Atlantic Theatre Festival. She is the recipient of four Jessie Richardson Awards for outstanding performance. In 2012, she was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. 


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