Dramafest 2015 Results

by September 28, 2015

Dramafest 2015 was held at Melville Theatre Company from September 23rd – September 27th 2015.

The adjudicator for Dramafest 2015 was Stephen Lee.

2015 Awards

The Dorothy Barber Award for Best Overall Production
Voices in the Rubble, Irish Theatre Players

The Mike Binns Award for Best Director
Campbell Greenock, Following the Black Sheep, Playlovers

The Rob De Vaack Award for Most Innovative Production
Not Me, The Actors’ Hub

The Peter Kemeny Encouragement Award
Under the Bright Sun, Melville Theatre Company

The Jenny McNae Adjudicator’s Award
Graceland, Roleystone Theatre

The Beryl Silvester Award for Best New Writing
Noel O’Neill, Armistice Day, Old Mill Theatre

The Peter Mann Award for Best Costumes
Dolls From The Sky, Old Mill Theatre

Best Actor
Adrian Mills, Voices in the Rubble, Irish Theatre Players

Best Actress
Mary Murphy, Voices in the Rubble, Irish Theatre Players

Best Support Actor
Rex Grey, Armistice Day, Old Mill Theatre

Best Support Actress
Anastatia Ward, Never Ever, Blak Yak Theatre Inc

People’s Choice Award – 10 Minute Spotlight
Susan Lynch, The Purse, Melville Theatre Company

Best Stage Manager
Following the Black Sheep, Playlovers

Adjudicators Certificates

“Excellent Supporting Acting”
John Pomfrett, Cracked, KADS

“Diverse Range of Writing”
Yvette Wall, Dolls from the Sky, Cracked, Free the Bears, and Following the Black Sheep , Old Mill Theatre, KADS, Playlovers

“Maturity of Performance”
Neve Havercroft, Free the Bears, Independent

“Superb Ensemble Playing”
Under the Bright Sun, Melville Theatre Company

“Beautiful Ensemble Playing”
Little Box of Oblivion, Manjimup Repertory Company

“Excellent Performance for a Taxing and Difficult Role”
Christian Reid, Flowers for Algernon, Harbour Theatre Company

“Powerful Piece of Devised Work”
Not Me, The Actors’ Hub

“Sustained Comic Performance”
Move it, Blak Yak Theatre Inc

“Excellent and Judicious Use of Music”
Graceland, Roleystone Theatre

“Excellent Handling of Difficult Subject Matter”
The Living Hell, Harbour Theatre Inc