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VDL Awards 2015 - Awardees






BEST SET DESIGN in a COMEDY or a DRAMA


Awarded to: Merinda Backway
Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre Co.Inc.
Secret Bridesmaids' Business by Elizabeth Coleman

Pictured: Merinda Backway with presenter Alison Knight




BEST SET DESIGN in a COMEDY or a DRAMA

The Victorian Drama League Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Beaumaris Theatre


Awarded to: Phil Holmes
Eltham Little Theatre Inc.
Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon

Pictured: Phil Holmes with presenter Alison Knight




BEST LIGHTING DESIGN in a COMEDY or a DRAMA


Awarded to: Emma Fox
Eltham Little Theatre Inc.
Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon

Pictured: Emma Fox with presenter Alison Knight




BEST LIGHTING DESIGN in a COMEDY or a DRAMA

The Frank Donahue Perpetual Trophy
Donated by The 1812 Theatre


Awarded to: Robin Le Blond
Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre Co.Inc.
Secret Bridesmaids' Business by Elizabeth Coleman

Pictured: Robin LeBlond with presenter Alison Knight




BEST SOUND DESIGN in a COMEDY or a DRAMA


Awarded to: Pam Ford
Sherbrooke Theatre Co. Inc.
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry

Pictured: Horrie Leek accepting. With presenter Alison Knight.




BEST SOUND DESIGN in a COMEDY or a DRAMA

The Victorian Drama League Perpetual Trophy
Donated by V F Trainor Trophies


Awarded to: Richard Foster
The 1812 Theatre
The Book of Everything by Richard Tulloch from the novel by Guus Kuijer

Pictured: Rebecca Foster accepting. With presenter Alison Knight.




BEST COSTUME DESIGN in a COMEDY or a DRAMA


Awarded to: Annie Blood & Cast
Encore Theatre Inc.
A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

Pictured: Annie Blood with presenter Alison Knight.




BEST COSTUME DESIGN in a COMEDY or a DRAMA

The Russell Johnson Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Sonja and Eddy Jager


Awarded to: Emma Jones & Trudy Kerlin
Skin Of Our Teeth Productions
Pride and Prejudice by Jon Jory

Pictured: Emma Jones and Trudy Kerlin with presenter Alison Knight.




BEST HAND and SET PROPERTIES in a COMEDY or a DRAMA


Awarded to: Neil Barnett
Beaumaris Theatre Inc.
Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Christopher Bond

Pictured: Kristina Doucouliagos accepting. With presenter Alison Knight.




BEST HAND and SET PROPERTIES in a COMEDY or a DRAMA

The Victorian Drama League Perpetual Trophy
Donated by V F Trainor Trophies


Awarded to: Barbara Hughes and Maria Haughey
Williamstown Little Theatre Inc.
Visiting Mr Green by Jeff Baroon

Pictured: Brett Turner accepting. With presenter Alison Knight.




BEST ACTRESS in a MINOR ROLE in a COMEDY or a DRAMA


Awarded to: Eleni Miller as Naomi Bartlett
Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre Co.Inc.
Secret Bridesmaids' Business by Elizabeth Coleman

Pictured: Eleni Miller with presenter Alison Campbell Rate




BEST ACTOR in a MINOR ROLE in a COMEDY or a DRAMA


Awarded to: Neil Barnett as Pirelli
Beaumaris Theatre Inc.
Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Christopher Bond

Pictured: Chris Churchward accepting. With presenter Alison Campbell Rate




BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS in a COMEDY

The Eileen Bentley Perpeptual Trophy
Donated by Essendon Theatre Company


Awarded to: Julie Arnold as Mary Smith
Brighton Theatre Co.
Caught In The Net by Ray Cooney

Pictured: Julie Arnold with presenters Alison Campbell Rate and Michael Bond.




BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS in a DRAMA

The Yvonne Manley Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Sherbrooke Theatre Company


Awarded to: Juliet Hayday as Marge Morrisey
Mordialloc Theatre Co. Inc.
Hotel Sorrento by Hannie Rayson

Pictured: Juliet Hayday with presenter Alison Campbell Rate




BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR in a COMEDY


Awarded to: Lachlan Turner as Mr Bennet
Skin Of Our Teeth Productions
Pride and Prejudice by Jon Jory

Pictured: Christine Davey accepting. With presenter Alison Campbell Rate




BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR in a DRAMA


Awarded to: Ian McMaster as Edwin Bates
Mordialloc Theatre Co. Inc.
Hotel Sorrento by Hannie Rayson

Pictured: Ian McMaster with presenter Alison Campbell Rate




BEST ACTRESS in a COMEDY

The Victorian Drama League Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Waverley Theatre Company


Awarded to: Lauren Anne Crute as Elizabeth
Skin Of Our Teeth Productions
Pride and Prejudice by Jon Jory

Pictured: Lauren Anne Crute with presenter Alison Campbell Rate




BEST ACTRESS in a DRAMA

The Victorian Drama League Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Waverley Theatre Company


Awarded to: Genevieve Ryan as Daisy Werthan
Sherbrooke Theatre Co. Inc.
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry

Pictured: Genevieve Ryan with presenters Alison Campbell Rate and Michael Bond.




BEST ACTOR in a COMEDY

The Max Grant Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Mitcham Theatre Group


Awarded to: Tim Long as John Smith
Brighton Theatre Co.
Caught In The Net by Ray Cooney

Pictured: Julie Arnold accepting. With presenter Alison Campbell Rate.




BEST ACTOR in a DRAMA

The David Perkins Perpetual Trophy
Donated by David Perkins


Awarded to: Eyawn Harry as Hoke Coleburn
Sherbrooke Theatre Co. Inc.
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry

Pictured: Eyawn Harry with presenter Alison Campbell Rate.




BEST DIRECTOR of a COMEDY Production

The Edna (Jones) Bartlett Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Gordon Bartlett


Awarded to: Gaetano Santo
Brighton Theatre Co.
Caught In The Net by Ray Cooney

Pictured: Gaynor Johnson accepting. With presenter Bruce Cocherane.




BEST DIRECTOR of a DRAMA Production

The Edna Chandler Perpetual Trophy
Donated by The Basin Theatre Group


Awarded to: Horrie Leek
Sherbrooke Theatre Co. Inc.
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry

Pictured: Horrie Leek. With presenter Bruce Cocherane.




BEST COMEDY PRODUCTION

The Victorian Drama League Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Brighton Theatre Co.
Caught In The Net by Ray Cooney

Pictured: Gaynor Johnson for Brighton Theatre Co.
With VDL Patron Hannie Rayson.


 

BEST DRAMA PRODUCTION

The Nicky McFarlane Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Nicky McFarlane

Sunshine Community Theatre Inc.
Ruben Guthrie by Brendan Cowell

Pictured: Travis Handcock and Stephen Andrews for Sunshine Community Theatre,
Brett Turner and Bernadette Wheatley for Williamstown Little Theatre.
With VDL Patron Hannie Rayson.


 

BEST DRAMA PRODUCTION

The Nicky McFarlane Perpetual Trophy
Donated by Nicky McFarlane

Williamstown Little Theatre Inc.
Visiting Mr Green by Jeff Baroon

Pictured: Travis Handcock and Stephen Andrews for Sunshine Community Theatre,
Brett Turner and Bernadette Wheatley for Williamstown Little Theatre.
With VDL Patron Hannie Rayson.