SFU names Norman Armour outstanding alumni

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival executive director Norman Armour has just won a 2010 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award.

Armour, who graduated from the university with his BA in 1987, was given the prize for arts and cultural leadership.

In a statement about Armour, the university said: "The visionary advocate for artists and audiences in Vancouver and beyond is also a sought-after performer with more than 100 works to his credit. He is greatly respected as an actor, producer, festival organizer, international programmer, educator, and community leader. A strong believer in the value of the arts as a community builder, Armour generously gives his time and expertise to many arts organizations and has spearheaded much-needed dialogue on the importance of the performing arts in society."

Other winners include Mae Burrows, Jim Chu, and Alan Rugman.

The honourees will officially receive their awards in a ceremony on February 10, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel.



Kara Gibbs

Dec 3, 2010 at 1:52pm

Way to go Norman! A well-deserved award

Jenny Armour

Dec 4, 2010 at 7:39am

Congratulations on your cultural crusading Norman!

Judith Armour

Apr 7, 2011 at 7:38pm

Way cool brother!