Having seen a record number of 63 productions in 2004, the Judging Panel of the Music Theatre Guild Of Victoria was more than usually aware that its list of nominations did not come anywhere near duly acknowledging the totality of fine contributions to musical theatre during the year.
STAG were lucky enough, on top of the nine nominations, to receive some commendations.
Posted by Aaron-David on 26.11.04
And The Nominees Are... (How Cool Is This!!)
It's time to hit the red carpet, Staggers, we're heading to the Guild Awards!!
With all the grace and style of Anna Nicole Smith, Sheppartonian thespians are about to put their mark on the Frankston Arts Centre for Victorian theatre's night of nights.
The Victorian Music Theatre Guild's awards ceremony is the night of recognition for the best of the best in musical theatre across the state. It is, therefore, with a certain degree of unfathomable excitement that we congratulate the following talented STAG members who have been nominated for 'Bruce' awards this year.
Production of the Year - The Soldier's Wife
Direction - Rob Robson, The Soldier's Wife
Musical Direction - Tricia Sargant, Aussierock
Lighting - Scott Opie, Aussierock
Wardrobe - Lida Harbord, Aussierock
Male Performer in a Leading Role - Ryan Meeking, Soldier, The Soldier's Wife
Female Performer in a Leading Role - Bianca Fenn, Rosie, The Soldier's Wife
Technical Achievement - Aussierock
Cameo - Kierin Murphy, President Roosevelt, Annie
*insert thunderous applause* Could you BE more excited??? I know!!!
Congratulations to the following STAG members who took home their very own Georgy Award when the awards were presented in a Gala ceremony at WestSide PAC on November 20.
While there can only be one winner in each category, the high standard of nominees this year was outstanding, and to get a nomination, let alone win a Georgy was a feat in itself.
STAG winners for STAG shows were:
Corey Gaal - Certificate Of Excellence - (The Soldier's Wife)
Melinda Rowse - Certificate Of Excellence - (Annie)
Wendy Russell - Best Performance In A Cabaret
Fiona Kennan - Best Performance In A Play
Ryan Meeking - Elaine Tonks Award For Best Support In A Play
Helen Janke - Best Singing Award
Dan Sexton - Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Male)
Helen Janke - Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Female)
Ryan Meeking - Best Performance In A Musical (Male)
Congratulations also to STAG members who won in junior categories:
Shane Price - Best Performance In A School/Junior Production (Male) - (Cabaret - Notre Dame)
Em Hehir - Best Performance In A School/Junior Production (Female) - (Cabaret - Notre Dame)
Shane Price - Best Junior Singing Award - (Cabaret - Notre Dame)
Amy Porter (Director) - Encouragement Award - (Oliver! - Shepp High School)
Posted by Aaron-David on 21.11.04
Down From The Top Of The Rock And Off To New York
Congratulations everyone involved in our fifth end-of-year show, Aussierock. It all came to an end on Saturday November 13 to thunderous applause and standing ovations.
Once again we have proven to be a great treat for the audiences of the Goulburn Valley. Already we have had patrons wanting to know what's in store for them next year. For now we'll just keep them waiting.