Lear – 23rd VDL Award – 24th November 2019
We again all went on our communal bus joined by Torquay Theatre Troupe and the Geelong Repartory to the awards. This year continued Skin of our Teeth Production successes and recognition with a haul of nominations and awards.
Best sound – nominated and award Winner -Silver – Kirstin Honey
Best costumes – nominated and award Winner – Gold – Emma Louise Watson
Best properties and design – nominated – Emma Louise Watson (and of course this also belongs to Jas Connor-Smithyman.
Best actors (drama) in a minor role – nominated and award winner – Isobel Connor-Smithyman
Best actress (drama ) supporting – nominated – Chris Davey
Best actress (drama) lead – nominated – Madeleine Swain
Best director – nominated – Steven Georgiadis
Best production – nominated – THE SOOT LEAR TEAM.
So, check these stats – in the five years of involvement with the VDLs we have received 23 nominations and 11 awards. We just love what we do and even if we never receive another award ever we’ll still be happy. We have this year again shown our nature as a creative force to be reckoned with and a dominant presence in the Geelong region for exceptional theatre making. Huzzah for this year and we’ll do it all again in 2020.
Anglesea One Act Play August Festival 2019
Thrilled to finally have these awards in our hands – best production (runner up) – QUEEN OF THE MIST, written and directed by Christine Davey, best actress – Mary Steuten (QUEEN OF THE MIST and THE HOUSESITTER), AND best supporting actor for Liam South, for WHEN HEDY MET GEORGE written by Janet Brown and directed by Emma Watson. We’ve got three more performances of these beautiful new plays so come on down to the Waurn Ponds Hall – today matinee, tonight and Sunday (but that one’s sold out). We can’t wait to see you
Jane Eyre – VDL Award nominated production 2018
What a night! 2nd December 2018. Jane won a total of five awards! Adjudicator’s award (which will sit beautifully on my mantle piece), best costumes for the amazing Emma Watson, (she’s making a habit of this), best lighting design for the stupendous Steven Georgiadis ( Laura Zarb and I are claiming a sixth of this),
best actor in a minor role – the simply acest Ryan O’Connor, (because nobody plays a dog like Ryan), and best actress in a lead role (as if there was any doubt), the glorious Gemma Pantaleo,
A Room with a View – VDL Award nominated production 2017
A ROOM WITH A VIEW cast and crew went to the VDLs last night and we are thrilled with our two nominations. Enormous congratulations to Emma Watson for her nomination for best costumes, and to Jules Hart for his nomination for best supporting actor. Congrats to everyone who attended – win, lose or draw – you are wonderful xxx
The Beauty Queen of Leenane – VDL Award nominated production 2016
The cast (and director) of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE. We were thrilled to receive two nominations at the Victorian Drama League Awards – best actress in a minor role (Jacqui McSweeney) and best comedy production! There were a record number of awards this year, and a reduced number of categories and nominations. We are CHUFFED to receive a nom for best production! Next year – our entry will be the sumptuous A ROOM WITH A VIEW. We’d also like to congratulate Greg Shawcross and his fabulous cast for their five nominations and award (best supporting actor – Tom Reid). Hearty well done! And finally – congrats to Ross Pearce (Ark Theatre) an ex-Geelong-ite – who won the adjudicator’s award. We had a ball (despite phone mishaps, stocking mishaps and mishaps in general). We look forward to next year! Huzzah!
Pride and Prejudice – VDL Award nominated production 2015
All of us here at Skin Of Our Teeth Productions are proud as punch with our first outing at the Victorian Drama League Awards. We were nominated for nine awards and won three awards. – All details to follow, but here is a huge thanks to all involved in our production of Pride and Prejudice. 30 people were involved in this show – a great and wonderful team of dedicated, hard working and talented theatre peeps. As Artistic Director of the ‘little company that could’, I’m just thrilled and exhausted and oh so excited with what we have achieved so far. We few, we happy few, we band of Sooties…Huzzah to us all!
Achievement in costume – Emma Jones Trudy Kerlin Emma Watson
Female in a supporting role – Sandy Whittem
Male in a minor role – Rodney Hunter
Male in supporting role – Barry Eeles, William Tell (Reed), Lachlan Turner
Female in a leading role – Lauren Anne Crute
Best director – comedy – Christine Davey
Best production – comedy – Pride and Prejudice
Winners – costume (Emma, Emma and Trudy), Lachlan Turner, and Lauren Anne Crute