2012 Groundlings Awards – Nominees

Voting is now open in the 2012 Groundling Awards. Thanks to everyone who sent in your nominations since the start of January. The people have spoken!

First up, a couple of things to note: you may vote only once and, in the interests of fair play and to avoid ballot crashing or spamming, multiple, identical votes from the same IPA address will be disqualified. Voting will close at 5pm on Sunday, 10th February. Here are the nominees in each category for your consideration.

2012 Categories:

Outstanding Contribution by an Actor

Brian Probets (As You Like It; 1984) Dash Kruck (A Tribute of Sorts) Hugh Parker (Kelly, 1984)

Outstanding Contribution by an Actress

Nelle Lee (1984) Margi Brown Ash (Eve; Home) Emily Curtin (A Tribute of Sorts)

Outstanding Contribution by a Director

Benjamin Schostakowski (A Tribute of Sorts) Michael Futcher (1984) Tim O'Connor (Hairspray)

Outstanding Contribution to Set Design

Simone Romaniuk (Body of Work includes Elizabeth - almost by chance a woman; Kelly; Bombshells) Josh McIntosh (Body of Work includes The Wizard of Oz; Hairspray) Bev Jensen (Home)

Outstanding Contribution to Costume Design

Noni Harrison (Body of work includes Underground; The Harbinger) Simone Romaniuk (Body of work includes Elizabeth - almost by chance a woman; Kelly; Bombshells) Josh McIntosh (Body of Work includes Hairspray; 1984; The Never Ending Story)

Outstanding Contribution to Lighting Design

Jason Glenwright (Body of Work includes A Tribute of Sorts; 1984) Ben Hughes (Body of Work includes Home; Kelly) David Walters (Body of Work includes As You Like It; Elizabeth - almost by chance a woman)

Outstanding Contribution to Sound Design or Composition

Brett Collery (Performance Anxiety) Guy Webster (Body of Work includes As You Like It; 1984; Kelly) Moshlo (Eve)

Outstanding Contribution to Multimedia Design

Optikal Bloc Peter Foley Markwell Presents

Outstanding Contribution to Innovative Theatre Practice

Monsters Appear The Danger Ensemble 1984: shake and stir theatre company

Best New Play in an Inaugural Queensland Season

 1984 by George Orwell adapted by Nick Skubij and Nelle Lee - shake and stir theatre company A Tribute of Sorts - Monsters Appear and La Boite Indie Kelly by Matthew Ryan - Queensland Theatre Company

Best Production

1984 by George Orwell adapted by Nick Skubij and Nelle Lee; shake and stir theatre company Directed by Michael Futcher A Tribute of Sorts - Monsters Appear and La Boite Indie; Directed by Benjamin Schostakowski Eve - the nest ensemble and Metro Arts; Directed by Leah Mercer

Best Musical Theatre Production

Hairspray - Harvest Rain Theatre Company Directed by Tim O'Connor The Wizard of Oz - Harvest Rain Theatre Company Directed by Tim O'Connor Underground - Motherboard Productions Directed by Jeremy Neideck Produced by Dave Sleswick

Best Co-Production

 A Hoax - La Boite Theatre Company and Griffin Theatre (Sydney) Managing Carmen - Queensland Theatre Company and Black Swan Theatre Company (Perth) A Tribute of Sorts - La Boite Indie and Monsters Appear

Outstanding Contribution to Queensland theatre

Bille Brown AM for his contribution to our theatre, his inspiration, and his legacy Wesley Enoch for his body of work as an artist and for leadership in the theatre community shake and stir theatre company for providing quality productions and access to theatre for young Queenslanders  

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