Debby was introduced at the awards ceremony in Kamloops July 13, 2013.
The 2013 recipient of the most prestigious Theatre BC Eric Hamber Award was chosen this year by, Anne Marsh,Sharon Lynch and Ann Booth. Ann Booth recipient of the award last year will present the Award .
Before I introduce you I wish to share some descriptions written by peers from the theatrical world. :- This person is :-
“ A Helium Balloon that raises to the stratosphere”
“ A valuable crusader for their favorite avocation the theatre.”
“ A splendid citizen of their home community”
“A well loved friend who volunteers for neigbouring zone clubs”
“A passionate champion of the role of arts and especially drama in British Columbia”
A theatre thespian, this person gained a BA in Dramatic Arts is a previous past President and Life member of their home club and a steadfast member of Theatre BC. A previous member of a Mainstage Host Committee who has attended almost all of the Mainstage Festivals either on or off stage and has a unique ability to inspire and lead others giving selflessly of time,expertise and enthusiasm . This person by their drive and enthusiasm chaired a committee and was instumental in planning and developing a theatrical arts centre for their community
As Winston Churchill once famously said “We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give”
Ladies and Gentleman, it is my absolute pleasure to introduce you to 4 time Theatre BC Best Supporting Actress “ DEBBY HELF “ recipient of 2013 Eric Hamber Award.
We are very proud of Debby and very pleased that her years of tireless work on behalf of theatre has been acknowledged. Well done!