Cayle Chernin Awards

 

THE CAYLE CHERNIN AWARDS

THE CAYLE CHERNIN AWARDS

THE CAYLE CHERNIN MEMORIAL FUND was founded in April 2011 by actor/husband Dwight McFee, colleagues, friends and family to honour Cayle Chernin’s career long dedication to the life of the artist and to further discussion of challenges and issues for women in the performing arts. The CAYLE CHERNIN MEMORIAL FUND continues to grow through fundraising initiatives; salons, forums, conferences, special events, and educational opportunities that foster a sense of community and artist/audience enrichment.

 

Another Equity Showcase Cayle Chernin Awards in the books! Thank you to all who supported this year’s awards and all who applied and made it possible. We are overjoyed and overwhelmed with the talent in our community and love seeing such great work being made every year.
Dwight Mcfee, Founder of the Cayle Chernin Award and Fund along with Equity Showcase Theatre’s, Artistic & Executive Director, Kevin McCormick and the board of Directors are pleased to announce the winner of the Media Arts (Production) Cayle Award 2021 goes to:

AISHA EVELYNA FOR DECOMPENSATION

Sending out a huge thank you to all of our sponsors and partners who have supported us in making the CCA’S such a huge success, including AFBS, CSARN, WF White, ACTRA Toronto and all our wonderful donors.
Congratulations also to finalists TEE SCHNEIDER: SUPER NOVA & COURTNEY DEELEN: JUST A FRIEND. We wish these talented artists great success in the future.
Dwight Mcfee, Founder of the Cayle Chernin Award and Fund along with Equity Showcase Theatre’s, Artistic & Executive Director, Kevin McCormick and the board of Directors are pleased to announce the winner of the Theatre (Development) Cayle Award 2021 goes to:

RACHEL CAIRNS FOR ABORSH

Sending out a huge thank you to all of our sponsors and partners who have supported us in making the CCA’S such a huge success including: AFBS, CSARN, ACTRA Toronto and all our wonderful donors.
Congratulations also to finalists P.J. PRUDAT: NIMIHKO IS (MY BLOOD) & ROSELYN KELADA- SEDRA: SISTER WARRIORS. We wish these talented artists great success in the future.

 

 

 

Established in 2012 to honour the life and work of actor, documentary filmmaker, writer, teacher and mentor Cayle Chernin (1947 – 2011). The Cayle Chernin Awards are presented to emerging or discipline transitioning female artists to assist in the creation of a new work. The Cayle Chernin Memorial Fund are very proud of past recipients Collette Micks (M), Susanna Fournier (T), Fenulla Jiwani (M), Melissa D’Agostino (M), Audrey Dwyer (T), Jani Lauzon (M), Andrea Scott (T), Jillian Rees-Brown (M), Ronit Rubenstein (T), Ruth Goodwin (T), Annie Bradley (M), Briana Brown (T), Shannon Fewster (M).


About Cayle Chernin

Cayle Chernin’s career spanned four decades in film and on stage, developing new works and encouraging young artists. Her professional journey began co-starring in Don Shebib’s 1969 classic film Goin’ Down the Road and came to a close with Mr. Shebib’s acclaimed sequel Down The Road Again. An overview of her career can be accessed at www.caylechernin.com.
We are at a frontier of new connection to our audiences, marketing and distribution. New ideas, new ways and opportunities to make it happen… and we are ready.
Cayle Chernin, Toronto 2005.


 

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