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News (Calgary): 2014 Betty Award Recipients announced!

News (Calgary): 2014 Betty Award Recipients announced!

2014-Bettys-AwardRecipients of the 17th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards were announced during a gala event at Stage West Theatre Restaurant on Monday, August 18, 2014. The recipients were selected from among 86 nominations across 17 categories from 11 companies presenting 32 distinct shows.

Congratulations to all the award recipients and nominees from the 2013-2014 Calgary theatre season!

Recipients marked in bold text.

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE 
Carmen Aguirre – The Motherfucker With The Hat – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Renee Amber – Legend Has It – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Kandis Chappell – Major Barbara – Theatre Calgary 
Susan Gilmour – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins – Theatre Calgary 
Kate Newby – You Will Remember Me – Alberta Theatre Projects

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN 
Harry Frehner – The Red Priest (Eight Ways to Say Goodbye) – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Kevin Lamotte – Around the World in 80 Days – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Scott Reid – In the Heat of the Night – Vertigo Theatre 
Cory Sincennes – Huron Bride – Vertigo Theatre 
Michael Walton – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins – Theatre Calgary

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN 
Anton de Groot – Travels With My Aunt – Vertigo Theatre 
Narda McCarroll – Around the World in 80 Days – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Daniel Ostling – Major Barbara – Theatre Calgary 
Cory Sincennes – Huron Bride – Vertigo Theatre 
Cory Sincennes – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins – Theatre Calgary

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE 
Mathieu Bourassa – Michel & Ti-Jean – Sage Theatre 
Haysam Kadri – A Christmas Carol – Theatre Calgary 
Graham Percy – Twelfth Night – The Shakespeare Company 
Francisco Trujillo – The Motherfucker With The Hat – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Paul Welch – The Hound of the Baskervilles – Vertigo Theatre

OUTSTANDING PROJECTION OF VIDEO DESIGN 
Kaley Decker – n00b – Y Stage 
Corwin Ferguson – You Will Remember Me – Alberta Theatre Projects 
T. Erin Gruber – A Bomb in the Heart – Downstage 
Jamie Nesbitt – The Hound of the Baskervilles – Vertigo Theatre (tie)
Sean Nieuwenhuis – The Mountaintop – Theatre Calgary (tie)

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN 
Judith Bowden – The Great Gatsby – Theatre Calgary 
Ronda Borneman – Twelfth Night – The Shakespeare Company 
Gillian Gallow – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins – Theatre Calgary 
Gillian Gallow – The Red Priest (Eight Ways to Say Goodbye) – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Alex Jaeger – Major Barbara – Theatre Calgary

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN AND COMPOSITION 
Jeremy Parker with Foley Props by Kevin Corey – Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play – Vertigo Theatre 
Jonathan Lewis – Twelfth Night – The Shakespeare Company 
Richard McDowell – How iRan: Three Plays for iPod – Productive Obsession 
Matthew Waddell – The Huron Bride – Vertigo Theatre 
Dewi Wood – In the Heat of the Night – Vertigo Theatre

OUTSTANDING FIGHT DIRECTION AND CHOREOGRAPHY 
Kevin Corey – In the Heat of the Night – Vertigo Theatre 
Anita Miotti – The Great Gatsby – Theatre Calgary 
Trevor Schmidt – 6.0 How Heap and Pebble Took on the World and Won – Lunchbox Theatre 
Karl Sine – The Motherfucker With The Hat – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Lisa Stevens – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins – Theatre Calgary 
Laryssa Yanchak – Legend Has It – Alberta Theatre Projects

OUTSTANDING MUSICAL DIRECTION 
Joel Crichton – Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Sage Theatre 
Tom Doyle – Bingo Ladies – Lunchbox Theatre 
Veda Hille – Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Don Horsburgh – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins – Theatre Calgary 
Joe Slabe – Touch Me: Songs for a (dis)Connected Age – Forte Musical Theatre Guild

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A COMEDY OR MUSICAL 
Natascha Girgis – Around the World in 80 Days – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Natascha Girgis – Unnecessary Farce – Stage West 
Anita Majumdar – Same Same, But Different – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Esther Purves Smith – Bingo Ladies – Lunchbox Theatre 
Blythe Wilson – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins – Theatre Calgary

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A COMEDY OR MUSICAL 
Christian Goutsis – Touch Me: Songs for a (dis)Connected Age – Forte Musical Theatre Guild 
Stephen Hair – Travels With My Aunt – Vertigo Theatre 
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee – Kim’s Convenience – Theatre Calgary 
Andrew MacDonald Smith – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins – Theatre Calgary (tie)
Michael Tan – Travels With My Aunt – Vertigo Theatre (tie)

OUTSTANDING NEW PLAY 
My Family and Other Endangered Species – Ellen Close & Braden Griffiths 
You Will Remember Me – François Archambault Translated by Bobby Theodore 
Legend Has It – Rebecca Northan with Renee Amber, Bruce Horak, Mark Meer, Jamie Northan and Sean Bowie 
Same, Same But Different – Anita Majumdar 
Camp Victoria – Rosemary Rowe

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION 
Mark Bellamy – Around the World in 80 Days – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Simon Mallett – Travels With My Aunt – Vertigo Theatre 
Kate Newby – Twelfth Night – The Shakespeare Company 
Kate Newby – In the Heat of the Night – Vertigo Theatre 
Jan Alexandra Smith – The Mountaintop – Theatre Calgary

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AND ACTRESS IN A DRAMA 
Beryl Bain – The Mountaintop – Theatre Calgary 
Gretchen Hall – Major Barbara – Theatre Calgary 
Katey Hoffman – You Will Remember Me – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Jamie Konchak – The Red Priest (Eight Ways to Say Goodbye) – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Allison Lynch – Closer – Ground Zero & Hit and Myth

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A DRAMA 
Dean Paul Gibson – Major Barbara – Theatre Calgary 
Braden Griffiths – My Family and Other Endangered Species – Downstage 
Kevin Hanchard – The Mountaintop – Theatre Calgary 
Haysam Kadri – The Motherfucker With The Hat – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Duval Lang – You Will Remember Me – Alberta Theatre Projects

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL 
Bingo Ladies – Lunchbox Theatre 
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins – Theatre Calgary 
Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata – Alberta Theatre Projects 
Madame Butterfly – Calgary Opera 
Touch Me: Songs for a (dis)Connected Age – Forte Musical Theatre Guild

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A PLAY 
In the Heat of the Night – Vertigo Theatre 
Major Barbara – Theatre Calgary 
The Mountaintop – Theatre Calgary 
Twelfth Night – The Shakespeare Company 
You Will Remember Me – Alberta Theatre Projects