ACTRA Alberta is pleased to announce our inaugural Woman of the Year Award to Karen Ryan.

Karen’s commitment and passion for the Alberta Screen Industry is known to so many. She has coordinated the UPSTART program in Calgary for over ten years and is always willing to lend a hand to support fellow Performers.

Come celebrate Karen at the Women in Entertainment Event:

When: Saturday, March 21st – doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Festival Hall, 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary

The event is a fundraiser for Skipping Stone.

Tickets are $30 and are available by contacting the IATSE 212 office (403-250-2199 or