2007 Theatre Ontario Festival

May 16-20, 2007, Newmarket Theatre
Adjudicator - Brian Van Norman

East Side Players, Toronto
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albeee
Presented by: ACT-CO
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Gore Bay Theatre
Kiss The Mood, Kiss the Sun by Norm Foster
presented by: QUONTA
Thursday, May 17, 2007
Domino Theatre, Kingston
All My Sons by Arthur MIller
presented by: EODL
Friday, May 18, 2007
London Community Players
Ethan Claymore by Norm Foster
presented by: WODL
Saturday, May 19, 2007

Adjudicator Brian Van Norman has been employed over 30 years in a variety of venues within the theatre community. As well as being an educator, he has worked with school, university, amateur and professional companies serving variously as a teacher, direcror, writer and producer. THe range of his work runs the gamut of theatrical styles in the two hundred and forty (and still counting) productions he has directed and his projects have appeared in a munber of professional venues including the Stratford Festival, the Arts Club Theatre in New York, the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, the Grand Theatre in London, Theatre & Company, the Waterloo Stage and Next Level Theatre in the Waterloo Region and Theatre Muskoka, as well as in numerous amateur venues. Brian has adjudicated for the Sears Drana Festival on multiple occasions at District and Regional levels, and twice for the Western Ontario Drama League. He serves on the Board of Theatre Ontario and is a member of Theatre Ontario's Professional Talent Bank. When not adjudicating, writing, or directing , Brian conducts a variety of theatre workshops in acting and directing, as well as play polishing.

(taken from Theatre Ontario website)


The Elsie - Outstanding Production
Domino Theatre - All My Sons
Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Supporting Role
Domino Theatre - All My Sons
Geoff Johnson for his role as Chris Kellar
Outstanding Technical Achievement
Domino Theatre - All My Sons
Technical crew for all aspects of the technical components of the production
Outstanding Coordinated Production (chosen by the Festival Stage Manager)
Domino Theatre - All My Sons
the whole company for competence and camaraderie in the preparation, running and strike of their production in an 18hour period
Domino Theatre- All My Sons
Elizabeth Bowes for her authenticity, eye for colour and detail for costumes of the late 1940's
Adjudicator's Award
Domino Theatre - All My Sons
Kevin Fox for his skillful portrayal of Frank Lubeyin "the soothsayer role"
Outstanding Director
Domino Theatre - All My Sons
Ian Malcolm
Outstanding Newcomer (off stage)
Domino Theatre - All My Sons
Talia Marcassa (stage manager)

Updated: 27 March 2015