Good luck to the Annual Prix Rideau Awards nominees

Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Many professors, alumni and current students from the Department of Theatre at the University of Ottawa are in nomination at the Prix Rideau Awards for their outstanding achievements in the year 2013.

The Prix Rideau Awards were founded in 2006 to celebrate, encourage and promote French and English locally produced professional theatre work and its artists.

Winners will be announced on April 27, 2014.

Here are the nominees from the University of Ottawa for English-language productions:

Outstanding Production

  • We Glow, THEATRE 4.669
  • The Vibrator Play, Same Day Theatre
  • Goodnight Desdemona, Good morning Juliet, Great Canadian Theatre Company
  • God of Carnage, Third Wall Theatre


Outstanding Direction

  • Emily Pearlman, Hroses, Evolution Theatre
  • Bronwyn Steinberg, The Vibrator Play, Same Day Theatre
  • Kevin Orr, We Glow, THEATRE 4.669


Outstanding Performance, Female

  • Kristina Watt, God of Carnage, Third Wall Theatre
  • Emily Pearlman, We Glow, THEATRE 4.669


Outstanding Performance, Male

  • Nick Di Gaetano, Hroses, Evolution Theatre


Outstanding Design

  • AL Connors (Sound Design), Hroses, Evolution Theatre
  • Brian Smith (Set Design), God of Carnage, Third Wall Theatre
  • Patrice-Ann Forbes (Costume), The Vibrator Play, Same Day Theatre


Outstanding New Creation

  • Sarah Waisvisz and Bronwyn Steinberg,  Occupy Me, Counterpoint Players
  • Emily Pearlman and Brad Long, We Glow, THEATRE 4.669
  • Emily Pearlman, Collapsible, Mi Casa Theatre
  • Skin, Deluxe Hot Sauce


Emerging Artist Award

  • Melanie Karin, Actor


Derrière le Rideau Award

  • Sean Green, Collapsible, We Glow, St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival

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