|Joy Bingham Strimple|
Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
The Zoni Board is pleased to announce that the ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence will be posthumously awarding an ariZoni Lifetime Achievement Award to Joy Bingham Strimple.
She is being recognized for her dedication both onstage and off, directing, acting, producing and supporting theatre across the Valley.
Many will remember her as the driving force behind Arizona Women's Theatre and the Pandora Festival.
Kyle Lawson Outstanding Contribution Award
The Zoni Board is pleased to announce the recipient of this year's Kyle Lawson Outstanding Contribution Award as United Colours of Arizona Theatre.
The United Colours of Arizona Theatre is gathered with the commitment to strengthen our Fine Arts network through diversity and awareness. Our goal is to create a powerful learning community centered specifically on sharpening our skill set in hopes to saturate the theatre community with qualified candidates of color, and increase casting ability. Our purpose is to ensure all stories within the human condition are properly represented. We have a shared commitment to performance excellence, while also petitioning fairness, representation, and inclusion.