Youthfest 2013 results

by September 21, 2013

2013 Awards:

The Melville Theatre Encouragement Award
Sawyers Valley Primary School for their enthusiastic presentation of How to be a Pirate and Terry Pratchett’s The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

Best Actor (Junior)
Jolyon Joyce (Sawyers Valley Primary School  — How to be a Pirate and Playlovers Izzy Icarus Fell Off the World)

Best Actor (Senior)
Christopher Moro for (Stirling Players Youth — Urbs Urbis)

Best Actress (Junior)
Stephanie Shaw (Playlovers — Izzy Icarus Fell Off the World)

Best Actress (Senior)
Tallulah Starkie (Melville Theatre Company — Juvie)

Best Stage Manager
Emily Bandarian-Menezes and Heather Laidley (Sawyers Valley Primary School — How to be a Pirate and Terry Pratchett’s The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents)

Best Director
Kerri Hilton (St Norbert College — 15 Reasons Not to Be in a Play)

Most Innovative Production
Stirling Players Youth — Urbs Urbis

The Ann Hill Award for Best Senior Production
Melville Theatre Company — Juvie

The Jack and Mavis Hart Award for Best Junior Production
Playlovers – Izzy Icarus Fell Off the World

Adjudicator’s certificates:

For Skillful directing — Elisabeth Shaw (Playlovers — Izzy Icarus Fell Off the World)

For Colourful costumes and clever set — East Waikiki Primary School (Who’s Bean Stalking?)

For Excellent ensemble work — St Norbert College (15 Reasons Not to Be in a Play)

For Excellent ensemble work — Stirling Players Youth (Urbs Urbis)

For Skillful technical operations — Sawyers Valley Primary School (How to be a Pirate and Terry Pratchett’s The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents). Lochlan Quinn, David Szabo, Cole Curtis and Riley Hausler

For Standout characterisation — Tayla Francis (East Waikiki Primary School — Who’s Bean Stalking?)

For Acting and singing — Leah Addison (Sawyers Valley Primary School — Terry Pratchett’s The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents)

For proving there’s no such thing as a small role — Matthew Welsh and Ethan Rodelas (East Waikiki Primary School — Who’s Bean Stalking)

For Atmospheric set and staging — Stirling Players Youth (Urbs Urbis)

For Atmospheric set and staging — Melville Theatre Company (Juvie)

Thank you again to all of the groups who entered, the actors who performed, the techies who teched, the stage managers who managed the stage, the costumers, set designers, sound designers and directors for a really enjoyable day.

Thank you also to Melville for hosting for hosting the event, and to Dr Melissa Merchant for adjudicating