In case you missed it, the 30th annual Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards took place at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre on June 26, 2017, with many University of Alberta alums taking home awards for the best in Edmonton theatre.

2017 Sterling Award recipients from the U of A included:

Outstanding New Play (award to playwright)
Irma Voth by Chris Craddock (Theatre Network)

Outstanding Director
Dave Horak, Stupid Fucking Bird (Edmonton Actors Theatre)

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Mat Simpson, Stupid Fucking Bird (Edmonton Actors Theatre)

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Andréa Jorawsky, Irma Voth (Theatre Network)

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Melissa Thingelstad, Stupid Fucking Bird (Edmonton Actors Theatre)

Outstanding Independent Production
Stupid Fucking Bird (Edmonton Actors Theatre)

Outstanding Set Design
Stephanie Bahniuk, Stupid Fucking Bird (Edmonton Actors Theatre)

Outstanding Costume Design
Cory Sincennes, Crazy for You (Citadel Theatre / Theatre Calgary)

Outstanding Lighting Design
T. Erin Gruber, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Citadel Theatre)

Outstanding Artistic Achievement, Theatre for Young Audiences
Vern Thiessen & Brian Dooley (not alum), Writing and Translation, Bello (Concrete Theatre / L’UniThéâtre)

Outstanding Fringe Production
The Fall of the House of Atreus: A Cowboy Love Song (Troglodyte Theatre)

Outstanding Fringe New Work (award to playwright)
The Fall of the House of Atreus: A Cowboy Love Song by Jessy Ardern (Troglodyte Theatre)

Outstanding Fringe Director
Corben Kushneryk, The Fall of the House of Atreus: A Cowboy Love Song (Troglodyte Theatre)

 

The Annual Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards celebrates the professional theatre in Edmonton. For more information, visit their official website.

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