ALLAN HAWCO Honoured with Gascon-Thomas Award

Posted: October 23, 2011

Powys Thomas and Jean Grascon founders of the National Theatre School“Every year, the National Theatre School awards its Gascon-Thomas Award to two theatre figures who have made an exceptional contribution to the growth of theatre in Canada and whose examples serve as an inspiration for the students of the School.”

rsz_claude_poissant_cr_marie-claude_hamel-2This year’s recipients were actor, playwright and director - a veteran of Canadian productions for over two decades - M.Claude Poissant and another fella we know and love...

Allan Hawco Republic of DoyleCo-Creator, Executive Producer, Head Writer, Showrunner and Star of the hit series Republic of DoyleMr. Allan Hawco.

A graduate of the prestigious Montreal based school back in 1997 – Hawco now joins fellow alums the likes of Gordon Pinsent, Christopher Plummer, Sandra Oh and Ann-Marie MacDonald- in this sellect group of  remarkable honourees.

I sure hope the man is as handy as he is handsome... ‘cause he’s going to need a bigger mantel at the rate these awards are coming.

Congratulations Allan Hawco – we once again salute YOU!!! SABS

 PSRepublic of Doyle returns for Season 3 on CBC in January 2012


For more SABS stories on Allan Hawco check out Outstanding Achievement, Allan Hawco Clears Things Up, Friday Favourite Four, Hawco in the GTO and INsights IN 10 

To check out Allan’s hit show Republic of Doyle visit

For more info on the award and past recipients please click here


1 Comment »

  1. Congratulation's Allan On Your Award. Keep Up The Good Work. Bridget.

    Comment by bridget otoole — October 31, 2011 @ 12:34 pm

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