Matilda Awards

For outstanding work in 2014, five Gold Matilda Awards were presented on the evening of 9th March, 2015.

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


Best Mainstage Production
A Doll‘s House, La Boite Theatre Company & Brisbane Festival
*Gloria, Queensland Theatre Company
Macbeth, Queensland Theatre Company in association with The Grin & Tonic Theatre Troupe
Pale Blue Dot, La Boite Theatre Company

Best Independent Production
*Angel Gear, La Boite Indie & Pentimento Productions
with the support of QPAC

The Button Event, Brisbane Festival & Queensland Theatre Company
Machina, La Boite Indie & MadCat Creative Connections
with the support of QPAC
Sex with Strangers, Jennifer Flowers, Thomas Larkin & Brisbane Powerhouse

Best Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nicholas Gell, Hedonism’s Second Album
Thomas Larkin, Sex With Strangers
Hugh Parker, A Doll’s House
*Sven Swenson, Angel Gear

Best Female Actor in a Leading Role
*Helen Christinson, A Doll’s House
Veronica Neave, Sex with Strangers
Christen O’Leary, Gloria
Naomi Price, Wrecking Ball

Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Chris Beckey, A Doll’s House
*Damien Cassidy, A Doll’s House
Chris Kellett, Spamalot
Steven Rooke, Gloria

Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Julie Anthony, Spamalot
Caroline Kennison, Pale Blue Dot
*Cienda McNamara, A Doll’s House
Casey Woods, Angel Gear

Best Director
David Bell, Gloria
*Steven Mitchell Wright, A Doll’s House
Callum Mansfield, Cats
Tim O’Connor, Spamalot
Dave Sleswick, Or Forever Hold Your Peace

Best Design (Set and costumes)
Bill Haycock, Gloria
Josh McIntosh, Spamalot
Steven Mitchell Wright, Ben Hughes & Nathalie Ryner, Caligula
*Simone Romaniuk, Macbeth

Best Technical Design (Lighting, multimedia and sound design)
optikal bloc, The Mountaintop
*optikal bloc, Pale Blue Dot
Ben Knapton, Nathan Sibthorpe & Freddy Komp, He Dreamed a Train
Guy Webster, The Button Event

Bille Brown Award for the Best Emerging Artist
*Casey Woods, Angel Gear
Ashlee Lollback, Pale Blue Dot
Elijah Wellsmore, Gloria
Eliah Watego, Black Diggers

The Lord Mayor's Award for Best New Australian Work
Adam Brunes & Naomi Price, Wrecking Ball
*Richard Jordan, Machina
Kathryn Marquet, Pale Blue Dot
Sven Swenson, Angel Gear

Best Musical or Cabaret
Wrecking Ball, the little red company
Cats, Harvest Rain Theatre Company
*Spamalot, Harvest Rain Theatre Company
Good-bye Miss Monroe, Grayboy Entertainment


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