HELPMANN NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

Published on 2nd Aug, 2010

Australia’s very own Tony Awards, The Helpmann Awards is coming up and tonight the nominees were announced at an event in Sydney’s iconic Opera House.

An event that theatre goers all over the country look forward to The Hepmann Awards recognises those who have created, performed great things in live theatre, musical theatre, comedy, opera and dance.

Here are a few of the nominations:

Best Choreography in a Dance or Physical Theatre Production
Phillip Adams – Miracle – BalletLab Association Inc

Stephen Page – FIRE – Bangarra Dance Theatre

Didier Theron – Harakiri – a rite – STRUT dance

Wayne McGregor – Dyad 1929 – The Australian Ballet

Best Choreography in a Musical
Nathan M. Wright – Avenue Q – Arts Asia Pacific and Power Arts

Sergio Trujillo – Jersey Boys – Dodger Theatricals, Rodney Rigby, Dainty Consolidated Entertainment, Joseph J Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group & Michael Watt in association with Latitude Link & Rick Steiner

Kelley Abbey – Fame the Musical – John Frost

Andrew Hallsworth – The Drowsy Chaperone – Melbourne Theatre Company

Best Male Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Production
Kimball Wong – Be Your Self – Australian Dance Theatre in association with the Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Festival Centre

Matthew Morris – Harakiri – a rite – STRUT dance

Richard Cilli – We Unfold – Sydney Dance Company

Daniel Gaudiello – The Silver Rose – The Australian Ballet

Best Female Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Production
Tara Soh – Be Your Self – Australian Dance Theatre in association with the Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Festival Centre

Deborah Brown – FIRE – Bangarra Dance Theatre

Danielle Rowe – Dyad 1929 – The Australian Ballet

Lucinda Dunn – The Silver Rose – The Australian Ballet

Best Musical
Avenue Q – Arts Asia Pacific and Power Arts

Jersey Boys – Dodger Theatricals, Rodney Rigby, Dainty Consolidated Entertainment, Joseph J Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group & Michael Watt in association with Latitude Link & Rick Steiner

The Drowsy Chaperone – Melbourne Theatre Company

The Wizard of Oz – Windmill Theatre

More information on the Helpmann’s HERE

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