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One Yellow Rabbit's Artistic Director Appointed to the Order of Canada

Calgary, AB  - One Yellow Rabbit’s Board, Ensemble and Staff are very proud to announce that on July 1, 2015, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, appointed Blake Brooker as a Member of the Order of Canada.

Blake Brooker is an award-winning writer and director, and the Artistic Director of Calgary’s One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre. He has created and/or co-created more than fifty original and adapted works for the stage, and for the screen.  Blake’s creative vision and commitment to a lifetime of artistic excellence have contributed greatly to the cultural landscape of Calgary and Canada. Brooker is not only known as an accomplished theatre creator but more importantly, as an educator, mentor and friend.

The Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honours, was established in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.