THEATREFEST, a weeklong theatrical competition, that brings troupes from all over the province to compete for awards, has come to and end.
The competing troupes came from Indian Head, Moose Jaw, Regina, Yorkton, Balgonie, the Battlefords, and our own Crocus 80 was the first to compete on April 1.
Saturday, April 7, after the last production the awards ceremony took place, and, was open to the public.
CROCUS 80 THEATRE's Troupe was awarded the MARGARET CORBETT ASPIRANT AWARD: offered to novice participant(s), who, show remarkable progress, and for out-standing achievement on the part of the newcomer(s) to the Festival Experience.
***Here is a complete list of the awards/sponsors/winners: (Thank-you, to Theatre Saskatchewan)
The Award Winners:
Excellence or Meritorious Enterprise - William Hubbard Memorial Plaque awarded to Regina Little Theatre
Technical Merit - The Stan Danbrook Award awarded to Battlefords Community Players
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - The Walters Trophy
Donated & Sponsored by Jeanne Walters awarded to Jim Walls, Battlefords Community Players
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - The Mary Ellen Burgess Trophy
Crystal Milburn, Moose Jaw Community Players
Best Actor - The S.J. Safian Trophy
Donated by S. J. Safian, QC & Sponsored by Regina Little Theatre awarded to John Kort, Indian Head Stage Left Players
Best Actress - The Woodward Trophy
Sponsored by David and Kathleen Woodward awarded to Sharon Pope, Tumbleweed Theatre, Balgonie
Honourable Mention Lynda Lyon Walls
Best Characterization - The McIntyre Trophy
Donated & Sponsored by The McIntyre Family awarded to
Jarrod Jeanson, Moose Jaw Community Players
Runner up Director - The Hilda Allen Memorial Trophy
Donated & Sponsored by The McIntyre Family awarded to Wendy Mokelki
Best Director - The Goodfellow Trophy
Donated by Sam & Nancy Goodfellow & Sponsored by The Goodfellow-Hodges Family awarded to Donna Challis, Battlefords Community Players
Best Visual Presentation - sponsored by Christie Lites Sales awarded to Moose Jaw Community Players
The Margaret Corbett Aspirant Award
Donated by Drs.Hetty and Alan Clews and Sponsored by Margaret Corbett awarded to the Entire Company of the Crocus ’80’s presentation of “And a Child Shall Lead"
Runner Up to the Winning Entry - Goldenwest Broadcasting Trophy
Donated & Sponsored by GOLDENWEST BROADCASTING
Dorothy Leibel $200 Cash Award sponsored by Milestone Prairie Players awarded to Moose Jaw Community Players
Winning Entry - The McIntosh Memorial Cup
Donated by the Late Cameron McIntosh & Sponsored by Battlefords Community Players
SaskEnergy $200 Cash Award sponsored by SaskEnergy
awarded to Battlefords Community Players