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  • 17.02.20

Our Nominees for the 37th Annual Green Room Awards Announced!

Our amazing 2019 Melbourne Fringe artists have picked up an incredible 30 nominations across a variety of categories at the 37th Annual Green Room Awards.

We saw some bloody impressive work in Dance, Independent Theatre, Cabaret, and Contemporary and Experimental Performance last Festival and we’re crossing as many human appendages as we can for good luck.

Congratulations to the following artists!

DANCE

Performer

Joel Bray – Biladurang
(Joel Bray in association with Arts House as part of Dance Massive)

Duet and Ensemble Performance

Alice Dixon, Caroline Meaden, William McBride and Mark Wilson – Doors Shut
(Alice Will Caroline feat. Mark in association with Temperance Hall)

Music Composition or Sound Design

Andrew Wilson – What Am I Supposed To Do? (WAISTD)
(Sarah Aiken and Rebecca Jensen / Deep Soulful Sweats, Arts Centre Melbourne Take Over! Commission in association with Melbourne Fringe)

Production

Biladurang
(Joel Bray in association with Arts House as part of Dance Massive)

What Am I Supposed To Do? (WAISTD)
(Sarah Aiken and Rebecca Jensen / Deep Soulful Sweats, Arts Centre Melbourne Take Over! Commission in association with Melbourne Fringe)

Shirley McKechnie Award for Choreography

Siobhan McKenna – Utterance
(Dancehouse as part of Dance Massive)

INDEPENDENT THEATRE

Performer

Elliott Gee – Batmania, the Bus Tour
(Theatre Works and The Very Good Looking Initiative in association with Melbourne Fringe)

Andi Snelling – Happy-Go-Wrong
(Melbourne Fringe)

Ruwanie Inosha – The Aussie Ethnic Identity Crisis
(The Brown Ballet in association with Melbourne Fringe)

Ensemble

The Market is a Wind Up Toy
(The Bloomshed in association with Theatre Works)

Set, Costume and Video Design

Matilda Woodroffe & Hannah Murphy (Set/Costume) – Mad as a Cute Snake
(Theatre Works in association with Melbourne Fringe)

Music Composition and Sound Design

Liesl Pieterse – The Voices of Joan of Arc
(Melbourne Fringe)

Kellie-Anne Kimber – Batmania, the Bus Tour
(The Very Good Looking Initiative in association with Theatre Works and Melbourne Fringe)

Justin Gardam – The Market is a Wind-Up Toy
(The Bloomshed in association with Theatre Works)

Writing

Andi Snelling – Happy-Go-Wrong
(Melbourne Fringe)

CABARET

Artiste

Selina Jenkins – Boobs
(as part of Melbourne Fringe)

Ensemble

Creatures Lost
(Picked Last For Sport in association with The Butterfly Club as part of Melbourne Fringe)

Yummy Deluxe
(Yummy Productions as part of Melbourne Fringe)

Writing

Picked Last For Sport – Creature’s Lost
(Picked Last For Sport in association with The Butterfly Club as part of Melbourne Fringe)

Selina Jenkins – Boobs
(as part of Melbourne Fringe)

Original songs

Picked Last For Sport – Creature’s Lost
(Picked Last For Sport in association with The Butterfly Club as part of Melbourne Fringe)

Selina Jenkins – Boobs
(as part of Melbourne Fringe)

Production

Boobs
(Selina Jenkins as part of Melbourne Fringe)

Design

Yummy Deluxe
(Yummy Productions as part of Melbourne Fringe)

CONTEMPORARY AND EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE

Production

Subliminal Massage – Marcus Ian McKenzie
(presented by Club Greg as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival)

Waterloo – Bron Batten
(presented by Brunswick Mechanics Institute as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival)

Visual Design

Seduction – Gold Satino
(as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival)

Sound Performance and Design

Sonic Labyrinth – Aviva Endean & Justin Marshall
(presented by Melbourne Fringe and ArtPlay)

Performer

Marcus McKenzie – Subliminal Massage
(presented by Club Greg as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival)

Ensemble

Flutter and Flounce – PO PO MO CO
(as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival)


Also, a big congrats to Honor Wolff and Patrick Durnan Silva who received a couple of nominations for their show Poopie Tum Tums, which featured at MICF and was performed at the Melbourne Fringe Festival last year!

Image credit:

BOOBS, Selina Jenkins, Melbourne Fringe 2019
Photo by J Forsyth

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