Matilda Awards







Carol Burns was awarded the one and only Gold Matilda Award for 2015. This recognised an outstanding performance in Happy Days, and also celebrated Carol's exceptional body of work. This is the first Gold Matilda Award to have been awarded posthumously.

In addition to this, a Silver Matilda Award was presented to an artist or company for commendable work in each of the following categories.

These awards were presented on the evening of Monday 29th February, 2016, in a ceremony at Gardens Theatre.


SILVER AWARD COMMENDATIONS:

Best Mainstage Production
* Brisbane, Queensland Theatre Company
Dracula, shake & stir theatre co
Grounded, Queensland Theatre Company
Oedipus Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Queensland Theatre Company & Queensland Government

Best Independent Production
Heavenly Bodies, Pentimento Productions in association with Brisbane Powerhouse
My Love Had a Black Speed Stripe, Fractal Theatre
* The Pillowman, Shock Therapy Productions in partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse
Slammed, Crosstown Artists
Tiptoe, Brisbane Powerhouse in partnership with Pentimento Productions

Best Male Actor in a Leading Role
Sandro Colarelli, My Love Had a Black Speed Stripe
* Dash Kruck, Brisbane
Regan Lynch, Heavenly Bodies
Nick Skubij, Dracula

Best Female Actor in a Leading Role
Carol Burns, Happy Days
* Libby Munro, Grounded
Christen O'Leary, Medea
Melissa Western, Barbara and Barry's Sweet, Sour and Saucy

Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Brian Lucas, The Seagull
* Tama Matheson, The Pillowman
Silvan Rus, Titus
Colin Smith, The Odd Couple

Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Kimberley Hodgson, Into the Woods
Sarah McLeod, Tiptoe
* Naomi Price, Ladies in Black
Emily Tomlins, The Motion of Light in Water

Best Director
* Sam Foster, The Pillowman
Michael Futcher, Dracula
Andrea Moor, Grounded
John Peek, Slammed

Best Design (Set and costumes)
* Josh McIntosh - set design on Dracula
Josh McIntosh - set design on Sweet, Sour and Saucy
Raymond Milner - production design on Heavenly Bodies
Sarah Winter - set design on Medea

Best Technical Design (Lighting, multimedia and sound)
* Jason Glenwright - lighting design on Dracula
Ryan Mahony - sound design on Heavenly Bodies
Raymond Pittmann - video design on De Profundis
David Walters - lighting design on Brisbane

Bille Brown Award for the Best Emerging Artist
Billy Bourchier, Pirates of Penzance
Kimberley Hodgson, Into the Woods
* Georgina Hopson, Pirates of Penzance & Into the Woods
Sarah Morrison, Ladies in Black

The Lord Mayor's Award for Best New Australian Work
* Brisbane, by Matthew Ryan
I Might Take My Shirt Off, by Dash Kruck with music by Chris Perren
Oedipus Doesn't Live Here Anymore, by Daniel Evans
Slammed, by Stefanie Brooke Harper

Best Musical or Cabaret
Barbara and Barry's Sweet, Sour and Saucy, Judith Wright Centre
Boy&Girl2: Mercury Rising, Oscar Theatre Company & Brisbane Powerhouse
* I Might Take My Shirt Off, QPAC in association with QLD Cabaret Festival, Jai Higgs & Dash Kruck
Ladies in Black, Queensland Theatre Company, in association with QPAC

 


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