2013 Groundlings – and the awards go to …

Congratulations to all of the winners of The 2013 Groundlings, Queensland’s only peoples’ choice award for the best of Queensland-made theatre. Congratulations also to every nominee.

To all who nominated and voted, you are helping to keep the conversation and the spirit alive! Heartiest thanks to you.

Greenroom is very grateful to Sita Borhani who performed the scrutineering task for the final ballot with such aplomb!

And here they are:

Outstanding Contribution by an Actor: Nick Skubij

Body of Work includes Animal Farm; Out Damn Snot; Tequila Mockingbird

Outstanding Contribution by an Actress: Barbara Lowing

Body of Work includes The China Incident; Tequila Mockingbird; Motherland

Outstanding Contribution by a Director: Michael Futcher

Tequila Mockingbird

Outstanding Contribution to Set Design: Josh McIntosh

Body of work includes Out Damn Snot; Blood Brothers; Tequila Mockingbird

Outstanding Contribution to Costume Design: Simone Romaniuk

The Wizard of Oz

Outstanding Contribution to Lighting Design: Jason Glenwright

Body of Work includes Oklahoma!; Rumour Has It: Sixty Minutes Inside Adele; Animal Farm

Outstanding Contribution to Sound Design or Composition: Dane Alexander

The Wizard of Oz, Motherland

Outstanding Contribution to Multimedia Design: Luke Monsour and Ray Pittman

The Empty City

Outstanding Contribution to Innovative Theatre Practice: Dead Puppet Society


Best New Play in an Inaugural Queensland Season: Tequila Mockingbird by Nelle Lee

shake and stir theatre company

Best Production: Motherland by Katherine Lyall Watson Directed by Caroline Dunphy

Ellen Belloo

Best Musical Theatre Production: Rumour Has It: Sixty Minutes Inside Adele Devised and Produced by Adam Brunes and Naomi Price 

the little red company

Best Co-Production: The Wizard of Oz (Maxine Mellor principal writer) Directed by Steven Mitchell Wright

the danger ensemble, La Boite Theatre Company, and The Brisbane Festival

Outstanding Contribution to Queensland theatre: shake and stir theatre company

for its contribution to theatre education for young people