2015 Theatre Ontario Festival

May 13 - 17, 2015, ACT-CO, Oshawa Little Theatre, 62 Russett Ave, Oshawa ON L1G 3R5
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Oshawa Little Theatre
The Odd Couple by Neil Simon
presented by: ACT-CO
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Gore Bay Theatre
Agnes of God by John Pielmeier
presented by: QUONTA
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Peterborough Theatre Guild
Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin
presented by: EODL
Friday, May 15, 2015
Theatre Sarnia
The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl
Presented by: WODL
Saturday, May 16, 2015


The Theatre Ontario Festival 2015 adjudicator is Ron Cameron-Lewis.
Ron is well known to community groups across the province as a teacher, adjudicator and workshop leader. He has adjudicated well over 2,000 productions throughout Ontario for community and educational theatre festivals, as well as in the USA at state, regional, national and international levels. Since 2010, he has taught the art of adjudication to 50 people, three times at Theatre Ontario Festivals and twice at AACT national festivals in Rochester, New York, and Carmel, Indiana. In 2010, Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning appointed him Professor Emeritus, and in 2013, Ron was elected as Member-at-Large for the American Association of Community Theatres for a three-year term.




All the pictures at the awards banquet were taken by Mark Mooney for Brandon Moore

The Elsie for Outstanding Production
Sponsored by friends of the late Elsie Sampson and presented by Theatre Ontario Executive Director, Bruce Pitkin
Theatre Sarnia - The Clean House
 
Outstanding Director
Sponsored by Mark and Anne Mooney and presented by Mark Mooney
Peterborough Theatre Guild - Born Yesterday
Pat Mailtland and Ian Burns (for first time directors)
also nominated: Geoffrey Coulter, The Odd Couple, Oshawa Little Theatre, and
Holly Wenning, The Clean House, Theatre Sarnia
 
Outstanding Performance by a Female in a Leading Role
Sponsored by Michael Schneider in memory of Joyce Schneider) and presented by Johnny Soln
Peterborough Theatre Guild - Born Yesterday
Kellie McKenty as Bille Dawn
also nominated: Henri Canino as Virginia, The Clean House, Theatre Sarnia
Ashley Carlisle as Matilde, The Clean House, Theatre Sarnia, and
Megan Hadley as Lane, The Clean House, Theatre Sarnia
 
Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Leading Role
Sponsored by Jeannine Butler, Joe Szeckeres and Carolyn Wilson in memory of Mary Vollmer and presented by Cathey Partridge, Vice President of Oshawa Little Theatre
Oshawa Little Theatre - The Odd Couple
James Burrell as Oscar Madison
also nominated: Mark Paton as Paul Verrall, Born Yesterday, Peterborough Theatre Guild, and
Jay Packham as A Man/Charles, The Clean House, Theatre Sarnia
 
Outstanding Performance by a Female in a Supporting Role
Sponsored by Theatre Sarnia and presented by Carol Kennedy, Board member of Theatre Sarnia
Oshawa Little Theatre - The Odd Couple
(a shared award)Tracy McCarten as Cecily Pigeon and Shari Thorne as Gwendolyn Pigeon
also nominated: Jan Walker-Holt as Woman/Ana, The Clean House, Theatre Sarnia
 
Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Supporting Role
Sponsored by The Curtain Club, Richmond Hill and presented by Sharon Dykstra
Oshawa Little Theatre - The Odd Couple
Tom Lynch as Murray
also nominated: Wyatt Lamoureux as Ed Devery, Born Yesterday, Peterborough Theatre Guild, and
Chuck Vollmar as Eddie, Born Yesterday, Peterborough Theatre Guild
 
Outstanding Technical Achievement (for sound)
Sponsored by Peterborough Theatre Guild and presented by Marilyn Robinson, President of Peterborough Theatre Guild
Theatre Sarnia - The Clean House
Holly Wenning for Sound Design and Diane Hadley as Sound Operator
also nominated: Technical Crew for opening visual moments - The Odd Couple, Oshawa Little Theatre, and
Ian Burns for set design, set decoration, construction - Born Yesterday, Peterborough Theatre Guild
 
Outstanding Visual Presentation
Sponsored by Sue and Dave Perkins and presented by Dave and Sue Perkins
Gore Bay Theatre - Agnes of God
Walter Marskel and Andrew Emmerton for visual realization
also nominated: Mary Parulski and Jayne Martin for costumes - Born Yesterday, Peterborough Theatre Guild
 
Outstanding Coordinated Production (chosen by the Festival Stage Manager, Zach Unger and crew)
Sponsored by the Jourard Family and presented by Lily Baird, EODL Past President
Peterborough Theatre Guild - Born Yesterday
 
Special Adjudicator Award (for our unsung heroes, the crew of set movers)
Sponsored by Eastern Ontario Drama League and presented by Brenda Worsnop, President of EODL
Peterborough Theatre Guild - Born Yesterday
Simon Barker, Jack Burke, Peter Gulliver, Art Murray, Elgin Northey, Nelson Pickett, Tony Tasch, Ralph Tippett, Al Tye and Larry Sidler
 
Special Adjudicator Award (special contribution that truly helped us follow the flow of the show)
Sponsored by Western Ontario Drama League and presented by Gina Paradis, President of WODL
Theatre Sarnia - The Clean House
Frank Canino and Chris Mathews (for projections)
 
Special Adjudicator Award (for ensemble acting)
Sponsored by QUONTA and presented by Helen Landry, Theatre Ontario Board Member
Gore Bay Theatre - Agnes of God
The acting cast
 
Special Adjudicator Award (for the rare vulnaribility of an actor)
Sponsored by ACT-CO and presented by Ted Sellers, President of ACT-CO
Gore Bay Theatre - Agnes of God
Kayla Greenman as Agnes
 
Special Adjudicator Award (quick study in replacing other actors for festival)
Sponsored by Oshawa Little Theatre and presented by Dave Cardinal
Oshawa Little Theatre - The Odd Couple
Stephen Suepaul as Roy and John Greene as Vinnie

Updated: 18 May 2015