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  • 19.02.19

Our Nominees for the 36th Annual Green Room Awards Announced!

Our amazing 2018 Melbourne Fringe artists have picked up an extraordinary 33 nominations across a variety of categories at the 36th Annual Green Room Awards.

The Deadly Fringe program saw Declan Furber Gillick’s ‘Bighouse Dreaming’ receive an incredible six nominations, and Sandy Greenwood’s ‘Matriarch’ receive two.

XS, Melbourne Fringe’s focus program of experimental, contemporary and live art for children was nominated for Innovation in Curatorial Contribution & Programming, with ‘This is Grayson’ nominated for four awards.

Take Over! commission ‘Colossus’ by Stephanie Lake was nominated for two awards, and Melbourne Fringe Show Support recipients Selina Jenkins (two nominations for ‘Thy Neighbour’) and Telia Nevile (‘Untitled Number 7’) were also nominated.

Melbourne Fringe’s civic commission ‘ICON’ by Field Theory was recognised for Innovation in Durational Performance.

We’re crossing our fingers and toes for all of our noms.

Congratulations to the following artists!

CABARET

Artiste:

– Selina Jenkins – Thy Neighbour (Selina Jenkins)
– Jude Perl – I Have A Face (Jude Perl)

Ensemble:

– Baby Bi Bi Bi – Samantha Andrew, Annabel Larcombe, Erin Pattison (Flesh Coloured Panties Productions)
– Creatures Of The Deep – Ryan Smith, Sean Sully, Jake Edgar, Chris Harris, Cat Sanzaro, Sarah Wall (Picked Last For Sport)

Writing:

– Telia Neville – Untitled No. 7 (Telia Neville)
– Kit Richards – Wool! A History of Australia’s Wool Industry: The Musical (Kit Richards)

Original Songs:

– Jude Perl – I Have A Face (Jude Perl)
– Ryan Smith, Sean Sully and Sarah Wall – Creatures of The Deep (Picked Last For Sport)

Production:

– Creatures Of The Deep (Picked Last For Sport)
– I Have A Face – Jude Perl (Jude Perl)
– Thy Neighbour – Selina Jenkins (Selina Jenkins)

CONTEMPORARY AND EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE

Production:

– This is Grayson (Gold Satino, the SUBSTATION and Melbourne Fringe)

Performance (by an Individual or Ensemble):

– Sarah Houbolt – Koo Koo the Bird Girl (Darebin Arts Speakeasy)
– Ensemble – Casting Off (A Good Catch)
– Ensemble – This is Grayson (Gold Satino, the SUBSTATION and Melbourne Fringe)

Innovation in Site Responsive Performance:

– This is Grayson (Gold Satino, the SUBSTATION and Melbourne Fringe)

Performance for Young Audiences:

– This is Grayson (Gold Satino, the SUBSTATION and Melbourne Fringe)

Innovation in Curatorial Contribution & Programming:

– XS (Melbourne Fringe Festival)

Innovation in Durational Performance:

– ICON (Field Theory)

Circus Production:

– End Grain (Skye Gellman)
– Casting Off (A Good Catch)

DANCE

Performer:

– Luigi Vescio – The Venusian Slip (Harrison Hall)

Visual Design:

– Ben ‘Bosco’ Shaw (Lighting Design) – Colossus (Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Fringe and Stephanie Lake Company)

Shirley McKechnie Award for Outstanding Choreography:

– Stephanie Lake – Colossus (Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Fringe and Stephanie Lake Company)

INDEPENDENT THEATRE

Performer:

– Ross Daniels – Bighouse Dreaming (Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Critical Mass, and Deadly Fringe)
– Declan Furber Gillick – Bighouse Dreaming (Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Critical Mass and Deadly Fringe)
– Sandy Greenwood – Matriarch (Jinda Productions and Deadly Fringe)

Ensemble:

– Bighouse Dreaming (Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Critical Mass and Deadly Fringe)
– Love Song Dedications (without Richard Mercer) (Ten Tonne Sparrow)

Music Composition and Sound Design:

– Tom Hogan – Love Song Dedications (without Richard Mercer) (Ten Tonne Sparrow)

Writing:

– Sandy Greenwood – Matriarch (Jinda Productions and Deadly Fringe)
– Declan Furber Gillick – Bighouse Dreaming (Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Critical Mass and Deadly Fringe)

Direction:

– Mark Wilson – Bighouse Dreaming (Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Critical Mass and Deadly Fringe)

Production:

– Bighouse Dreaming (Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Critical Mass and Deadly Fringe)

 

 

 

Image credit:
Bighouse Dreaming by Declan Furber Gillick.
Deadly Fringe 2018. Photo by Pier Carthew.

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