SFU Names Norman Armour Outstanding Alumni
December 03, 2010
PuSh is proud of Norman for his dedication, passion, leadership and more importantly for his strong sense of humanity.
By Janet Smith, Georgia Straight, December 3, 2010
‘PuSh International Performing Arts Festival executive director Norman Armour has just won a 2010 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award.
Armour, who graduated from the university with his BA in 1987, was given the prize for arts and cultural leadership.
In a statement about Armour, the university said: “The visionary advocate for artists and audiences in Vancouver and beyond is also a sought-after performer with more than 100 works to his credit. He is greatly respected as an actor, producer, festival organizer, international programmer, educator, and community leader. A strong believer in the value of the arts as a community builder, Armour generously gives his time and expertise to many arts organizations and has spearheaded much-needed dialogue on the importance of the performing arts in society.”
Other winners include Mae Burrows, Jim Chu, and Alan Rugman.
The honourees will officially receive their awards in a ceremony on February 10, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel.’