For immediate release – Ottawa, April 28, 2014

Founded in 2006 to celebrate, encourage and promote French and English locally produced professional theatre work and its artists, the Prix Rideau Awards is proud to announce the winners for the year 2013.

Last year, 38 English productions and 14 French productions were juried by two teams of local arts professionals. Nominations were submitted by secret ballot and tallied by independent accountants. A total of 16 awards were presented Sunday, April 27th during the Prix Rideau Awards Gala, at Bate Hall in All Saints United Church in Sandy Hill.

The winners for English-language productions are:

Outstanding Production

The Vibrator Play, Same Day Theatre

Outstanding Direction

Emily Pearlman, HROSES, Evolution Theatre

Outstanding Performance, Female

Katie Swift, HROSES, Evolution Theatre

Outstanding Performance, Male

Brad Long, We Glow, THEATRE 4.669

Outstanding Design

AL Connors (Sound Design), HROSES, Evolution Theatre

Brian Smith (Set Design), God of Carnage, Third Wall Theatre

Outstanding New Creation

Emily Pearlman & Brad Long, We Glow, THEATRE 4.669

Emerging Artist Award

Melanie Karin, Actor

Derrière le Rideau Award

David Whiteley, Billy Bishop Goes to War; Absurd Person Singular; Private Lives, Plosive Productions

 

The winners for French-language productions are:

Production de l’année

IK ONKAR, Théâtre la Catapulte

Mise en scène de l’année

Caroline Yergeau, Porc-épic, Théâtre Belvédère

Interprétation féminine de l’année

Magali Lemèle, Je n’y suis plus, Magali Lemèle, en coproduction avec le Théâtre français du CNA

Interprétation masculine de l’année

Yves Turbide, Fool for Love, Théâtre des Cybèle

Conception de l’année

Gabriel Tsampalieros (scénographie), Je n’y suis plus, Magali Lemèle, en coproduction avec le Théâtre français du CNA

Mélanie McNeil (scénographie), le fa le do, Théâtre la Catapulte

Nouvelle création de l’année

IK ONKAR, Théâtre la Catapulte

Prix de l’artiste en émergence

Lissa Léger, comédienne

Derrière le Rideau Award

Tina Goralski, À tu et à moi, compagnie L’Atelier

 

For general information:

Les Prix Rideau Awards

C.P. 1087, Station B

Ottawa (Ontario), K1P 5R1

info@prixrideauawards.ca

Source:

Élise Gauthier, Communications Coordinator

communications@prixrideauawards.ca

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