For immediate release – Ottawa, Aril 22, 2013

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 2012.

In 2012, 42 English productions and 10 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 21st, during the Prix Rideau Awards Gala, at the Maison du Citoyen, in Gatineau.

The winners for English-language productions are:

Outstanding Production

East of Berlin, GCTC

Outstanding Direction

John Koensgen, The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare, New Theatre of Ottawa

Outstanding Performance, Female

Margo MacDonald, Fly me to the Moon, GCTC

Outstanding Performance, Male

Greg Kramer, The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare, New Theatre of Ottawa

Outstanding Design

Ivo Valentik (Set Design), East of Berlin, GCTC

John Doucet (Set Design), Live from the Belly of a Whale, MiCasa Theatre

Outstanding New Creation

The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare by Brian K. Stewart

Emerging Artist Award

Brian K. Stewart (Playwright)

Derrière le Rideau Award

Rachel Dawn Wallace, Mabel’s Last Performance / My Name is Asher Lev

 

The winners for French-language productions are:

Production de l’année

Zone, Théâtre la Catapulte / Théâtre français de Toronto

Mise en scène de l’année

Jean Stéphane Roy, Zone, Théâtre la Catapulte / Théâtre français de Toronto

Interprétation féminine de l’année

Mélanie Beauchamp, Albertine en cinq temps, Théâtre la Catapulte / Théâtre français de Toronto

Interprétation masculine de l’année

Jean Marc Dalpé, Il (Deux), Théâtre de la Vieille 17 / Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario

Conception de l’année

Dominic Manca (scénographie), Zone, Théâtre la Catapulte / Théâtre français de Toronto

Julie Giroux (scénographie), Boeing Boeing, Théâtre de l’Île

Prix de l’artiste en émergence

Marie-Eve Fortier (Comédienne)

 

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