Alvin Segal, O.C., appointed Officer of the Order of Canada on July 1, 2010

MONTREAL, July 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Segal Centre Executive Director Manon Gauthier is pleased to announce the appointment of Alvin Segal, O.C., President of the Board of the Segal Centre for Performing Arts, as Officer of the Order of Canada. This appointment recognizes Alvin Segal's significant contribution to the performing arts, as well as his dedication to building intercultural bridges through the arts. Manon Gauthier would also like to express the great pride felt by the Segal Centre board members, the Segal team, and the volunteers and Segal Centre supporters.

Created in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada is the height of Canada's honour system. It recognizes a lifetime committed to the betterment of the community and the enrichment of the nation.

ABOUT THE SEGAL CENTRE FOR PERFORMING ARTS

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is one of Montreal's leading, multi-disciplinary performing arts organizations. It is comprised of five pillars: The Segal Theatre, an award-winning, professional, English-language theatre; The Academy, educating artists and audiences of tomorrow; The Studio, an intimate, inspiring venue, presenting the next generation of performing artists; CinemaSpace, a boutique screening room showcasing the best of Montreal and world cinema; and the award-winning Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre, celebrating over fifty years of dramatizing the Jewish experience and building intercultural bridges through the arts.

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SOURCE Segal Centre for Performing Arts

For further information: For further information: or to schedule an interview, please contact: Taylor Tower, Public Relations Coordinator, Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 514.739.2301, ext: 8363, ttower@segalcentre.org; Émilie Hervieux, Media Relations, Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 514.739.2301, ext: 8365, ehervieux@segalcentre.org

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