2012 Award Winners Announced

by Patrick Gauthier

June 24, 2012

The 2012 Ottawa Fringe Festival is over!

But before we closed the Fringe for another year, Executive Producer Natalie Joy Quensel announced the winners of the 2012 Closing Night Awards.  A committee of accomplished professionals and dedicated Fringe patrons from Ottawa’s arts community saw every show in the festival and chose the winners in the following categories.

Steve Sauvé Spirit of the Fringe
VOLUNTEER – Marina Taptitch
PERFORMER – Kathi Langston
FRIEND – Heather Marie Connors

Ron Ward Fringe Tech of the Year Award
Sean Green

Life of the Courtyard Award
Jeff Leard

Outstanding Drama
Fear Factor : Canine Edition
John Grady

Outstanding Comedy
I’m Not Crying in the Bathroom: I’m Crying in the Supply Closet
Lady Business / How To Be Cool Productions

Outstanding Original Work
Vernus Says Surprise
Emanate Productions

Outstanding Concept
Hip-Hop Shakespeare Live Music Videos!
411 dramaturgy co.

Outstanding Ensemble Performance
White Noise
Twisted by Design

Outstanding Duo Performance
Wolves > Boys
May Can Theatre

Outstanding Solo Performance
Mark Shyzer

Outstanding Design
Love Bug Louie in a Blessing From the Cursed
Sasa Theatre

Fan Favourite Award
Space Mystery… From Outerspace!
Dead Unicorn Ink

Outstanding Overall Production
Little Orange Man
Snafu Dance Theatre


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    What is the LIFE OF THE COURTYARD award and how do you win it?

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    As always, Genevieve takes goeogrus photos and makes all of her couples look goeogrus and photogenic! I always look forward to seeing what new ideas she comes up with.

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    Hello,we were from 7.10.-11.10.2012 in room 509, it enjoyed ousvelres with you and we will certainly be back soonbut only to the Hotel Morito,all the people here were nice,friendly and helpful,the food was great,the rooms good and clean!We would love to book directly with you ,send us your views by email Prices,on the homepage can not vote,because we have booked cheaper on OLOHotels!!Hoffenzlich up soon!GreetingKonrad Heidi Henry

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