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ATG Gala Dinner and "Curtain Call" Awards 2019

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Who is Nominated?
Introducing Our MC
Performance Acts on the Night
Award Winners 2018
What are the ATG "Curtain Call" Awards?

After a short breather last year, and thanks to your support - it's back, and time to celebrate!

Dust off your frocks and polish your shoes - this year we're back to celebrating theatre in full dinner format as in past years.

Gather your friends for another fun night of commemorating theatre in SA.

Who is nominated?
Awards are considered for both Amateur and Professional / Semi-Professional productions and focus specifically on areas such as:
  • Entire Show / Production
  • Acting / Performances
  • Technical / Design
More details about the categories and consideration process can be found here.

Nominations for the 2019 "Curtain Call" Awards have been announced!

Introducing Our MC
Catherine is a sought-after actor, singer and director in Opera, Cabaret, Musical Theatre and Drama.

Some of her music theatre credits include "A Wild Party" with Andrew Lippa, "Take Flight" with Richard Maltby and David Shire and "Songs For A New World" By Jason Robert Brown at the 2003 Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Locally she has also appeared as Madame Thenadier in MS Society's "Les Miserables" in 2004 and was the Witch in the SA Premiere of "Into The Woods". Other roles with local companies include The Fairy Queen in "Iolanthe" & Hebe in "HMS Pinafore" for the Gilbert & Sullivan Society and in "COLE" for Therry.

Catherine also featured in Gale Edwards' "Sweeney Todd" for State Opera of SA, "The Mikado" presented by the Adelaide Festival Centre as well as in Barrie Kosky's "SAUL" and "Hamlet" directed by Neil Armfield for the Adelaide Festival. Recently she performed the role of Praskovia in Graham Murphy's "The Merry Widow" and Cora The Boots in "BOOJUM!". She also performed the role of Claire in "Northern Lights Southern Cross", performed in Adelaide and Minneapolis) for Tutti Arts.

Her extensive cabaret experience includes her renowned solo show "My Blue Angel" (written and directed by the late Frank Ford) at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in 2004. It also toured to New York featuring at Don't Tell Mama and conducted several national tours in Australia. She was co-creator of comedy trio "Gentlemen Prefer Curves" presenting at the 2002 Adelaide Cabaret Festival, 2002 Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne Comedy Festival. She also featured in the "Berlin Cabaret" as Greta (2003 Adelaide Fringe, Weimar Room residency, Cabaret Festival). She holds 4 Fringe awards, including the Advertiser Award for Excellence for "Gentlemen Prefer Curves". She also received a scholarship to study at the Yale Drama School as part of Cabaret at Yale in the United States. Other performances include two international tours with Adelaide Chamber Singers, numerous corporate functions and various Country Arts SA Tours. Catherine also sang backing vocals for Split Enz with the ASO and has never quite gotten over it.

Acting credits include "Doll's House", "A Streetcar Named Desire" (Bakehouse Theatre), "Sisters" (CPA) and "Equus" (State Theatre Company). Her directorial credits include "The Hipster", currently in development for Fringe 2020; "Why Muriel Matters", Adelaide Cabaret Fringe; "Dido & Aeneas", "3 Graces" (Adelaide Fringe Winner for Best Music); Stravinsky's "A Soldier's Tale", "Blind Date" and "Mouth Music" (both for Tutti Arts) and she was Assistant Director for "Elixir Of Love" by State Opera of SA. She was also associate producer of "Assassins" by Flying Penguin Productions.

She currently holds a BA (Hons) in English and Drama from Flinders University, Acting from AC Arts and a Graduated Diploma Arts Management from UniSA. She is on the Board for Tutti Arts and is currently a lecturer in cabaret and performance in the School of Creative Industries at UniSA.

Performance Acts on the Night
And again, we're seeking expressions of interest from those with upcoming productions, who are interested in gaining some additional publicity and performing to guests attending on the night.

More details about act specifics and the process can be downloaded here and sent to curtaincall2019@theatreguide.com.au

Expressions of interest close on Friday, 23 August 2019.

Award Winners 2018
Winners of the 2018 "Curtain Call" Awards can be viewed by clicking here.

Saturday 28th September at 7pm (6.30pm arrival)

The Carrington Function Centre
262 Carrington Street

The dress code for this event is formal.

** After party venue to be announced shortly **


All tickets $95** (a $10 surcharge will apply for tickets booked and/or paid for after Friday 6th September 2019)

Ticket includes:
  • Full drinks package (beer, wine, soft drink)
  • 3 Course Meal
  • Entertainment and "Curtain Call" Awards presentations.
** Notes:
  • A booking fee of $2.30 per ticket applies for all online bookings.
  • Full upfront payment is required for all bookings to this event.
  • Bookings close on Friday, 13 September 2019, and no additional tickets can be sold after this date.
Bookings for tables of 10 are available, so book a table or two for your company or group quickly, as tickets are strictly limited. Individual tickets also available. Book early to avoid disappointment.

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