Congratulations to Auckland Theatre Award winners
Congratulations to all the Equity members who took home awards in the 2015 Auckland Theatre Awards, particularly Equity member George Henare (CNZM, OBE) who won the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Other Equity award winners are as follows:
The judge's award for excellence: The Playground Collective (featuring Equity member Victoria Abbott)
The people's choice Hackman cup for most original production: All Your Wants and Needs Fulfilled Forever by The Playground Collective, (featuring Equity member Victoria Abbott).
Achieving excellence across all aspects of the production: The Book of Everything, a 100% Equity cast (Silo Theatre).
Mangere Arts Centre Award for Best Ensemble: The company of The Book of Everything, a 100% Equity cast.
The TAPAC Award for Best Entrance: Kate McGill and Frith Horan in The Best Possible Album Party that Anybody has Ever Been To (a 100% Equity cast).
The Equity New Zealand Award for Best show by Emerging Artists: Equity member Alice Canton in Orangutan.
The Johnson & Laird Management Award for Best Accent: Equity member Luci Hare in Lysistrata.
The Actors Program Award for Best Nudity: Equity member Edwin Beats in Not Psycho.
The Tour-Makers Award for Travelling Hero: A Boy Wonder, created by Equity member Ryan Richards.