Honouring the legacy of
Popular Theatre Co Founding Artistic Director
LUKE POWER WINS THE 2021
VICTOR EMELJANOW LEGACY AWARD
2021 marks the second winner of this legacy award named in honour of original Very Popular Theatre Company Artistic Director, Victor Emeljanow.
This award recognises an outstanding individual displaying strong leadership within the Arts community and who has played a key role in upholding the professional infrastructure not just within The Very Popular Theatre Company but of the arts in our region.
The 2019 award was presented to Brooke Lidbury from Mamma Mia and Luke is the second winner of this award. Luke was selected from a shortlist of nominees who were chosen by the company's Associate Artists and Producers.
The winner was announced at our 2022 Virtual Season Launch at The Fern. Luke was announced as the winner by Victor Emeljanow's daughter and Very Popular Theatre Company Associate Director, Alexandra Emeljanow.