The Adelaide Critics Circle has announced the shortlist for its 23rd Annual Awards in 2019.
The 2019 Awards Ceremony will be held at the Holden Street Theatres, 34 Holden Street, Hindmarsh
on Thursday 12 December at 6 pm.
The Guest Speaker at the Awards will be Mitchell Butel, Artistic Director, State Theatre South Australia. The Awards Ceremony is a free event, open to the public.
Shortlisted from a field of 65 nominees for awards in the performing arts are:
Individual Award – Professional Theatre
Elena Carapetis, actor – A View From The Bridge (State Theatre Company of South Australia)
Marc Clement, actor – A Night at the Theatre (STARC Productions)
Mark Saturno, actor – A View From The Bridge (State Theatre Company of South Australia)
Konstantin Shamray, pianist – body of work
Group Award – Professional Theatre
Adelaide Baroque – body of work
Australian Dance Theatre – North/South
Bakehouse Theatre – body of work and advocacy of new work
Joh Hartog Productions – Brilliant Traces
STARC Productions – body of work
Emerging Artist of the Year Award
Bethany Hill – singer
Charlotte Kelso, singer – Christina’s World (State Opera South Australia)
Maiah Stewardson, actor – A View from the Bridge (State Theatre Company of South Australia)
Yundi Yuan – pianist
Independent Arts Foundation Award for Innovation
Josh Belperio, composer/performer – 30,000 Notes
Australian String Quartet – Pitchfork
Patch Theatre – Zoom
Fleur Elise Noble, performance artist – Rooman (Insite Arts/Vitalstatistix)
Individual Award – Amateur or Community Theatre
Robert Bell, actor – Jerusalem (University of Adelaide Theatre Guild)
Brant Eustice, actor – Jerusalem (University of Adelaide Theatre Guild)
Matt Houston, actor – Don Juan in Soho (University of Adelaide Theatre Guild)
Group Award – Amateur or Community Theatre
Davine Productions – Judge Jackie: Disorder in the Court
Hills Musical Company – Assassins
Marie Clark Musical Theatre – Anything Goes
No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability – I Forgot To Remember To Forget
University of Adelaide Theatre Guild – Jerusalem
Visual Arts Award
The Visual Arts Award will be announced on the night.
Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced on the night.