CAT AWARDS  – WINNERS 1997

Best Set
Chrisjohn Hancock
Dancing at Lughnasa, Lieder Theatre Company, Goulburn, NSW

Best Costumes
Adrienne Hutchins
Ma Baker’s Tonic, Yass Repertory Society, Yass, NSW

Best Choreography
Helen Poulos
42nd Street, Canberra Philharmonic Society, Canberra ACT

Magic Moment
The Ghost
Cinderella, Phoenix Players, Canberra, ACT

Special Award For Achievement
The Big Gig Organising Committee
For Batemans Bay High School, Bega High School, Moruya High School, Narooma High School, Eden Marine Technology High School

Special Encouragement Award
Steven Coppin
For directing Bay Theatre Players’ Steel Magnolias
and for writing and acting in Moruya High School’s Murder Was The Case

Best School Production
Young Hearts
Batemans Bay High School, Batemans Bay, NSW

Best Play
Agnes of God
Canberra Repertory Society, Canberra, ACT
Director: Kristina Totas

Best Musical
42nd Street
Canberra Philharmonic Society, Canberra, ACT
Director: Robert Hatherley; Musical Director: Colin Fischer

Best Actor in a Supporting Dramatic Role
Sebastian Harvey
A Property of the Clan, Free-Rain Theatre Company, Canberra, ACT

Best Actress in a Supporting Dramatic Role
Alison Bell
Agnes of God, Canberra Repertory Society, Canberra, ACT

Best Actor in a Supporting Musical Role
Rodney Beaver
Hair, Supa Productions, Canberra, ACT

Best Actress in a Supporting Musical Role
Michelle Klemke
Annie, Alpha Theatre, Canberra, ACT

Best Actor in a Play
Aaron Jelbart
Whose Life is it Anyway?, Cootamundra Amateur Dramatic Arts Society, Cootamundra, NSW

Best Actress in a Play
Naoné Carrel
Ghosts, Papermoon, Canberra, ACT

Best Actor in a Musical
David Gilkes
Me and My Girl, Hosrep, Canberra, ACT

Best Actress in a Musical
Melanie Thomas
42nd Street Canberra Philharmonic Society, Canberra, ACT

Best Musical Director
Colin Fischer
42nd Street, Canberra Philharmonic Society, Canberra, ACT

Best Director
Anne Somes
Baby with the Bathwater / A Property of the Clan, Free Rain Theatre Company, Canberra, ACT

Kate Peters Award (for outstanding contribution to theatrical appreciation in the community)
Molong Players for 20 years of being together and fundraising for local charities