27th CONDA Awards – 2005


Professional categories

Production: The Wind in the Willows (Shakespeare et al)

Actress: Karen Lantry, The Wind in the Willows

Actor: Stefo Nantsou, The Apology (Zeal Theatre)

Director: Anne Frost, The Wind in the Willows

Technical achievement: Tim Neve, set design, Summer of the Aliens (Tantrum)

Open category

Best new play written for a Newcastlecompany: The Apology, Stefo Nantsou

Non-professional categories

Dramatic production: Communicating Doors (Newcastle Repertory)

Musical production: Seussical – The Musical (YPT)

Leading actress in a drama or comedy: Sophie Mathisen, Summer of the Aliens

Leading actor in a drama or comedy: Lawrence Aitchison, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Newcastle Repertory)

Leading actress in a musical: Katy Price, Seussical – The Musical

Leading actor in a musical: Khalil Kharwa, Seussical – The Musical

Supporting actress: Dawn Richmond, Whodunnit (Intimate)

Actor in a supporting role: Angus Harker, The Winslow Boy (Newcastle Repertory)

Ensemble acting: Communicating Doors

Director: Jacquie Gill, Away (Synergy Cubed Productions)

Music and movement: Jayda Gardaya, choreography, and Todd Kilby, stunt coordination, Seven Stories (Tantrum and Hands Free Theatre)

Costume design and make-up: Katherine McCarthy, costumes, The Winslow Boy

Set, lighting and sound design: Mark Forester, sound design, Wolf Lullaby (Conservatorium Drama)

Newcastle City Council Award for outstanding achievement in Newcastle theatre

TheUniversityofNewcastle, for the contribution it continues to make to theatre 30 years after the establishment of its Drama Department