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Recent Awards

Here are some of the recent awards presented to the Theatre Guild.

Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards 2016

  • Best Show Drama (Amateur) - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Best Female Performance (Amateur) - Julie Quick for her portrayal of 'Martha'

Theatre Association of South Australia 2015

  • DramatiCAL Award nomination Theatre Guild for The Return

Adelaide Critics Circle 2015

  • Best Group Award (Community Theatre) - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Best Individual Award (Community Theatre) - Julie Quick in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards 2015

  • Best Show Drama (Amateur) - nomination - No Man's Land
  • Best Show Comedy (Amateur) - nomination - Much Ado About Nothing
  • Best Ensemble (Amateur) - nomination - Much Ado About Nothing
  • Best Male Performance (Amateur) - nomination - Michael Baldwin in No Man's Land
  • Best Technical (Amateur) - BF Henry-Edwards (costume design), Richard Parkhill (Lighting Design) and Megan Dansie (Set Design) - Much Ado About Nothing

Adelaide Critics Circle Awards 2014

  • Best Group Award for Amateur Theatre - Theatre Guild for No Man's Land
  • Best Individual Award for Amateur Theatre - Michael Baldwin for his portrayal of 'Spooner' in No Man's Land
  • Best Group Nomination for Amateur Theatre - Theatre Guild for Miss Julie/After Miss Julie
  • Best Individual Nomination for Amateur Theatre - Cate Rogers for her portrayal of 'Nurse' in Romeo and Juliet

Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards 2014

  • Best Show Drama (Amateur) - Richard III
  • Best Male Performance (Amateur)  - Bart Csorba in Richard III
  • Best Female Performance (Amateur) nomination - Rachel Burfield in Richard III
  • Best Female Performance (Amateur) nomination - Cate Rogers in Holy Day
  • Best Female Performance (Amateur) nomination - Abby Hampton in Romeo and Juliet

Theatre Association of South Australia 2013

  • DramatiCAL Award Theatre Guild for Richard III

Adelaide Critics Circle Awards 2013

  • Best Group Award for Amateur Theatre - Theatre Guild for Richard III
  • Best Individual Award for Amateur Theatre- Megan Dansie for directing Richard III

Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards 2013

  • Best Show nomination (Comedy, Amateur) - My Romantic History
  • Best Male Performance (Amateur) nomination - Simon Davey in My Romantic History

Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards 2012

  • Best Show Drama (Amateur) - The Pillowman
  • Best Male Performance (Amateur) - Bart Csorba for his portrayal of 'Katurian' in The Pillowman
  • Best Female Performance (Amateur) - Amanda Shillabeer for her portrayal of 'Lady Macbeth' in Macbeth
  • Best Show Drama (Amateur) nomination - Antigone

Adelaide Critics Circle Award 2012

  • Individual Award for Amateur Theatre: Michael Baldwin for his portrayal of 'Creon' in Antigone

Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards 2011

  • Best Show Drama (Amateur) - A View from the Bridge
  • Best Male Performance (Amateur) - Nigel Tripodi in A View from the Bridge

Theatre Association of South Australia 2011

  • DramatiCAL Award nomination - A View from the Bridge

Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards 2010

  • Best Ensemble (Amateur) - Influence

  • More Awards

    2009

    Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards

    • Best Comedy (Amateur) - The Underpants
    • Simon Slade Memorial Award for Emerging Talent - Kate Fraser
    • Best Male Performance nomination - Matt Scales in The Underpants
    • Best Male Performance nomination - Gary George in Antony & Cleopatra
    • Brant Eustice nominated for his role in Oleanna

    Adelaide Critics Circle 'Coopers Award'

    • Brant Eustice for his role in Oleanna

    2008

    Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards

    • Best Show (Drama) nomination - An Experiment with an Air Pump
    • Best Show (Drama) nomination - A Streetcar Named Desire
    • Best Male Performance nomination - Adam Tuominen in A Streetcar Named Desire
    • Best Female Performance nomination - Marie-Kate Constantine in A Streetcar Named Desire

    2007

    Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards

    • Best Comedy (Amateur) - The Real Inspector Hound 

    2006

    Adelaide Theatre Guide Curtain Call Awards

    • Best Comedy nomination - Cloud Nine
    • Best Male Performance nomination - Aldo Longobardi in Cloud Nine

    The Messenger Awards for Amateur Theatre

    • Special Mention for Best Comedy - The Real Inspector Hound
    • Special Mention for Best Set Design - Cassandra Backler in The Real Inspector Hound
    • Best Director - John Wells for The Real Inspector Hound

    Adelaide Critics Circle 'Coopers Award'

    • Individual Acievement for Direction - Brant Eustice for Julius Caesar

    2005

    In 2005, the Guild's 2004 production of Twelfth Night, directed by Michael Baldwin, was nominated in the best comedy category of the Adelaide Theatre Guide's inaugural "Curtain Call" awards, and Guild Chair John Edge won a "Curtain Call" best actor award for his performance as Malvolio in Twelfth Night.

    2003

    In 2003, the Guild's production of Peter Shaffer's Equus was nominated for the Adelaide Critics Circle group award, while Luke O'Loughlin (Equus) and Scott Edwards (The Ugly Man) were nominated for the individual award.

    2002

    In 2002, the Theatre Guild won the Adelaide Critics Circle "Coopers" award for excellence as a group for Martin Laud's production of Much Ado about Nothing, while Martha Lott (Private Lives) won the individual achievement "Cooper".

    1998

    In 1998, the Guild's production of Vaclav Havel's Slum Clearance, directed by Chris Drummond, was among the finalists for the "Best of the Fringe" award.

    1986

    The Theatre Guild won The Advertiser "Best of the Fringe" award: for Sue Rider's production of the Guild-devised Ring the Bell Softly, There's Crepe on the Door! in 1986.

    1982

    The Theatre Guild won The Advertiser "Best of the Fringe" award for Peter Goers' production of The Ruling Class in 1982.

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