Congratulations to CDTPS alumni, faculty, and friends nominated for the 2017-18 Dora Awards!

June 22, 2018 by Julie Phillips

Congratulations to CDTPS alumni, faculty, and friends nominated for the 2017-18 Dora Awards! Take a look at the outstanding list below. 

The 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards Ceremony will take place on  Monday, June 25 at Winter Garden Theatre.

View all 2017-18 Dora Awards nominees

General Theatre Division

Outstanding Production
LULU v. 7 // aspects of a femme fatale
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and CDTPS graduates red light district co-production

Outstanding new play
Take d Milk, Nah?
CDTPS graduate Jivesh Parasram
Co-produced by b current performing arts and Pandemic Theatre with the support of Theatre Passe Murraille

Outstanding Direction
for coloured girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf
CDTPS faculty Djanet Sears
Soulpepper Theatre Company

LULU v. 7 // aspects of a femme fatale
CDTPS graduate ted witzel
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and red light district co-production

Outstanding Performance – Ensemble
Confederation & Riel
CDTPS graduate Kat Letwin
VideoCabaret in association with Soulpepper Theatre Company

Outstanding Scenic Design
LULU v. 7 // aspects of a femme fatale
CDTPS graduate Helen Yung
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and CDTPS graduates red light district co-production

Outstanding Costume Design
Confederation & Riel
Former CDTPS design instructor Astrid Janson
VideoCabaret in association with Soulpepper Theatre Company

Scandal & Rebellion
Former CDTPS design instructor Astrid Janson
VideoCabaret in association with Soulpepper Theatre Company

Outstanding Lighting Design
Jerusalem
CDTPS graduate André du Toit
An Outside the March and Company Theatre production, in association with Starvox Entertainment

The Boy in the Moon
CDTPS graduates Kimberly Purtell and André du Toit
Crow’s Theatre

Independent Theatre Division

Outstanding Production
Daughter
Co-produced by The Theatre Centre and QuipTake with CDTPS graduates Pandemic Theatre

Outstanding New Play
Mr. Truth
CDTPS graduates Lauren Gillis and Alaine Hutton
Why Not Theatre presents Lester Trips (Theatre)

Flashing Lights
Former CDTPS MainStage Show director Adam Paolozza
CDTPS graduate Liz Peterson
CDTPS faculty and graduate Guillermo Verdecchia
Co-produced by Ahuri Theatre & Bad News Days

Outstanding Direction
Flashing Lights
Former CDTPS MainStage Show director Adam Paolozza
Co-produced by Ahuri Theatre & Bad News Days

Outstanding Performance – Ensemble
Flashing Lights
Former CDTPS MainStage Show director Adam Paolozza
CDTPS graduate Liz Peterson
CDTPS faculty and graduate Guillermo Verdecchia
Co-produced by Ahuri Theatre & Bad News Days

Mr. Truth
CDTPS graduates Lauren Gillis and Alaine Hutton
Why Not Theatre presents Lester Trips (Theatre)

Outstanding Costume Design
Mr. Truth
Lauren Gillis & Alaine Hutton
Why Not Theatre presents Lester Trips (Theatre)

Outstanding Lighting Design
speaking of sneaking
CDTPS graduate André du Toit
Why Not Theatre presents sos collective

Outstanding Sound Design/Composition
Situational Anarchy
CDTPS graduate Ron Kelly
CDTPS graduates Pressgang & Pandemic Theatre

Musical/Opera Division

Outstanding Lighting Design
Life After
CDTPS graduate Kimberly Purtell
Co-produced by The Musical stage Company, Canadian Stage, and Yonge Street Theatricals