© Frank Gale
Bay Theatre of Stephenville and the Off-Broadway Players of Corner Brook collected eight awards at the 2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Drama Festival on Saturday, April 26, 2014 in Stephenville. Recipients include: (front) Diane Morris of Bay Theatre, true spirit of the festival award and shared award for costume that most enhances interpretation of overall production; (back) from left, Jim Parsons of Off-Broadway Players, best performance by a man and innovative set design; Kylie Cook of Bay Theatre, sharing of costume that most enhances interpretation of overall production; Neil Robbins of Off-Broadway Players for excellence in lighting design; Jordan Stringer, director of Off-Broadway Players' "Blasted" who accepted best visual presentation and best presentation of a full-length play and Troy Turner, of Off-Broadway players for imagination and excellence in sound.
D.A. Matthews Scholarship ($1,000)
Awarded at the discretion of the adjudicator to a person 21 years of age or under, by application, for a summer course at a recognized drama school.
Matthew Feener - lighting design, tech. – “Giovanni’s Women” - School Zone Productions
Transcontinental Media NL Newspapers/Western Star Scholarship ($500)
Awarded to a first-time festival participant to recognize their talent, commitment and contribution and is intended to help defray costs incurred in taking theatre training as approved by the society executive. Wanda Moore – stage Manager - “The Laramie Project” - Avion Players
The Walter C. Chambers Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Awarded at the discretion of the adjudicator to help defray costs incurred in a one-year course in the performing arts at a degree-granting institution. This scholarship is under application.
Jacob S. Bradbury – soldier – “Blasted” – Off Broadway Players
The Thompson Trophy for best actor or actress in any role under the age of 21 years.
Heather Phillipps – Amy – “Giovanni’s Women” – School Zone Productions
The Chairman’s Award for best supporting performance by a woman.
Michele Dove – “The Laramie Project” – Avion Players
The Reg Harte Memorial Award for best supporting performance by a man.
Shawn Tiller – “The Laramie Project” – Avion Players
The OZ-FM Award for imagination and excellence in sound.
Troy Turner – “Blasted” – Off Broadway Players
The Hans Tode Memorial Trophy for innovative set design.
Jim Parsons – “Blasted” – Off Broadway Players
The Harvey Rose Bowl Best visual presentation. Donated by the late Reginald Harvey.
“Blasted” – Off Broadway Players
The Allen R. Hillier Award for costume that most enhances interpretation of overall production.
Diane Morris and Kylie Cook – “Jenny’s House of Joy” – Bay Theatre
The Elizabeth F. Ireland Award for the acquisition of the most effective and/or innovative properties.
Brandie Crant – “Everybody Loves Opal” – Carol Players
The Chrissi Andrews Memorial Award Best performance by a woman.
Ruth Simmons – Annette – “God of Carnage” – Northern Lights
The Honourary Chairman’s Award for best performance by a man.
Jim Parsons – Ian – “Blasted” – Off Broadway Players
The Allen Power Memorial Trophy for excellence in lighting design.
Neil Robbins – “Blasted – Off Broadway Players
Stage Managers Award For excellence in stage manage ment as recommended by the technicians of the Stephenville Arts and Culture Centre.
Deanna Skinner-King – “Giovanni’s Women” - School Zone Productions
The Neala F. Griffin Trophy for best direction.
Craig Robinson – “God of Carnage” – Northern Lights
The Newfoundland Herald Audience Appreciation Award
“God of Carnage” - Northern Lights
The Margaret Doyle Trophy for true spirit of the festival.
Diane Morris – Bay Theatre
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Drama Festival Award for best presentation of a full-length play.
“Blasted” – Off Broadway Players
Source: 2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Drama Festival