Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1990

Member of the Order of Canada, 1988

Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1990

Kenneth Kramer is celebrated for his single-minded dedication and years of artistic leadership in ensuring that the quality of live theatre in Regina would be second to none in this country. In 1966, with his wife Sue, he founded Canada's first fully professional theatre company for children, the Globe Theatre School Tour Company. Since 1974, the Globe Theatre has also offered an adult program of theatre. It was at the Globe that he achieved a reputation for excellence as an actor and director. Ken Kramer was given an Honourary Degree from the University of Regina in 1985 and the Globe Theatre was given the prestigious Vantage Arts Academy Award in 1984.