Nelson Fringe Festival Awards 2018

Nelson Fringe Festival 2018 Awards (photo by Amy Charles)
Nelson Fringe Festival 2018 Awards (photo by Amy Charles)

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Best of Fringe 2018 - The Man Who Was Thursday (photo by Amy Charles)
Best of Fringe 2018 - The Man Who Was Thursday (photo by Amy Charles)

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2018's Judging Panel - Jennifer O'Sullivan, Jane Winter, Bethany Miller, Wiremu Tuhiwai and Pauline
2018's Judging Panel - Jennifer O'Sullivan, Jane Winter, Bethany Miller, Wiremu Tuhiwai and Pauline

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Nelson Fringe Festival 2018 Awards (photo by Amy Charles)
Nelson Fringe Festival 2018 Awards (photo by Amy Charles)

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Outstanding Performer/s

Winner: Jon Bennett - Pretending Things are a Cock, My Dad’s Death, Fire in the Meth Lab

Aimee Smith - Deep South Caesar

Peter Coates - The Man Who Was Thursday

Rhian Wood-Hill - Rhian-Vested

Alexander Sparrow - Enigma

Kim Georgine - Inside

 

Most Promising Emerging Talent

Winner: Stuart Corkery - Home Invasion

Aaron Jelley - DABDA, Strangers

Elijah Scowcroft - Home Alone Abridged

Expression

Nathan Hedley - Is Suicide An Option

 

Best Ensemble

Winner: Deep South Caesar

Friend Request

Don’t Push The Button

Off Book

Strangers

Ballista

 

Best Direction

Winner: The Man Who Was Thursday

Deep South Caesar

Don't Push the Button

 

Best Script

Winner: Fire in the Meth Lab

Apocalyptic Us

Deep South Caesar

Don't Push The Button

Rhian-Vested

 

Best Design

Winner: Ballista

Deep South Caesar

Double Georgie Pie - A Ballet

Home Alone Abridged

The War Prayer Concert

Hands

 

Most Original Concept

Winner: Double Georgie Pie - A Ballet

Apocalyptic Us

Drop The Mask

Off Book

The Bubble Show

2Dope2Teen

Best Solo Show

Winner: The Man Who Was Thursday

Fire in the Meth Lab

Pat Goldsack's Swingers Club

Rhian-Vested

Enigma

What's My Definition

 

Best Improv

Winner: 2Dope 2Teen

Drop the Mask

Friend Request

Off Book

Strangers

The Last Couple on Earth

 

Best Comedy

Winner: Rhian-Vested

Off Book

Pat Goldsack's Swingers Club

Pretending Things are a Cock

Toxic Mas

Living La Vida Joker

 

Edgiest Show

Winner: DABDA

Deep South Caesar

Double Georgie Pie

Sir Cedric and Friends

Enigma

 

Spirit of the Fringe

Elijah Scowcroft

 

Audience Favourite

The Bubble Show

 

Best Of Fringe

Winner: The Man Who Was Thursday

Deep South Caesar

Fire In The Meth Lab

Jon Bennet ‘You’ve Made It’ Award:

Elijah Scowcroft and Trish Sullivan

Director’s Commendation: Cameron McLeod

(with a highly commended nod to Roger Sanders and his pre-show phone announcements)

Bonus Awards