MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Twin Cities has a vibrant theatre community and deep appreciation for the arts.

And the best in the cities will be celebrated at the annual Ivey Awards Monday night at the Historic State Theater.

Tickets are still available. Click here for more information.

In the video above, Mike Augustyniak and Rachel Slavik talk with actor Ricardo Vazquez, who is a past Emerging Artist Award recipient.

Vazquez is currently starring in Park Square Theatre’s “Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue,” until Oct. 4.