JANICE MACDONALD, well-known area Director/Choreographer, has been awarded the New Bedford Festival Theatre’s THEATRE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at a special ceremony held opening night of NBFT’s recent production of WEST SIDE STORY.
Ms. MacDonald has been the driving force of many productions on the high school, college, community theatre, and professional theatre levels for over 50 years receiving accolades from the communities she has enhanced and the thousands of performers she has touched with her amazing energy and creativity.
Accepting the award for Janice were her 2 daughters, Melissa Paradise and Jessica MacDonald-Scott. Presented to them by Festival Theatre Founder/Executive Producer Armand Marchand, with Janice’s dearest friends and associates present, Janice was cited for “her legendary devotion to the Performing Arts and her inspired choreography.”
Janice passed away on her birthday – December 17, 2018 – at the age of 79.