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|2007 Helpmann Award Winners|
|Tuesday, 07 August 2007 11:39|
The 2007 Helpmann Awards were presented last night at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney.
The Helpmann Awards, established in 2001 by Live Performance Australia (LPA), saw 41 awards presented, plus the prestigious JC Williamson Award was awarded to Dame Margaret Scott AC DBE and Professor Barry Tuckwell AC OBE in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the Australian live performance industry.
Jonathan Biggins, acclaimed actor, broadcaster and comedian was MC for the evening which included performances by David Campbell, Ray Crowe, Colleen Hewett, Damien Leith, and the casts of Billy Elliot, Eurobeat, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Miss Saigon, and Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical.
Presenters included – Sir Ian McKellen, Julie Anthony, Deborah Conway, Max Cullen, Carmen Duncan, Simon Gallagher, Nancye Hayes, John Howard, Yvonne Kenny, Todd McKenney, Trisha Noble, Magda Szubanski, Sigrid Thornton, and Stuart Wagstaff.
A full list of winners is listed below.
Best Australian Contemporary Concert
Melbourne International Arts Festival and Arts House - Murundak
Best Ballet or Dance Work
Lucy Guerin Company - Structure & Sadness
Best Choreography in a Ballet or Dance Work
Akram Khan and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - Zero Degrees
Best Choreography in a Musical
Kelley Abbey and Kenny Ortega - The Boy From Oz
Best Classical Concert Presentation
Australian Chamber Orchestra – Revolution
Best Comedy Performer
Adam Hills - Adam Hills - Joymonger
Best Contemporary Music Festival
Vivian Lees & Ken West - Creative Festival Entertainment - Big Day Out Festival 2007
Best Costume Design
Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner – Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical
Best Direction of A Play
Barrie Kosky - The Lost Echo
Best Direction of An Opera
Douglas Horton - The Hive
Best Direction of Musical
Neil Armfield - Keating!
Best Female Actor in a Musical
Laurie Cadevida - Miss Saigon
Best Female Actor in a Play
Ursula Yovich - Capricornia
Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Colleen Hewett - The Boy From Oz
Best Female Actor in a Supporting role in a Play
Deborah Mailman - The Lost Echo
Best Female Dancer in a Ballet
Ros Warby - Monumental
Best Female Performer in A Supporting Role in An Opera
Orla Boylan - The Love of the Nightingale
Best Female Performer in an Opera
Emma Matthews - The Love of the Nightingale
Best International Contemporary Concert
Michael Coppel - Pink - I'm Not Dead! Tour
Best Lighting Design
Al Gurdon - Robbie Williams Close Encounters Tour
Best Male Actor in A Musical
iOTA - Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Best Male Actor In A Play
Jefferson Mays - I Am My Own Wife
Best Male Actor In a Supporting Role In A Musical
Terry Serio - Keating!
Best Male Actor in a Supporting role in a Play
Paul Capsis - The Lost Echo
Best Male Dancer in A Ballet or Dance Work
Akram Khan - Zero Degrees
Best Male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera
James Egglestone - The Love of the Nightingale
Best Male Performer in an Opera
Jonathan Summers - Rigoletto
Company B - Keating!
Best Musical Direction
Richard Mills - The Love of the Nightingale
Best New Australian Work
Barrie Kosky and Tom Wright - The Lost Echo
Opera Australia - Rusalka
Best Original Score
Paul Keelan & Gary Young – Sideshow Alley
Best Performance in a Classical Concert
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - Master Series - Courage under fire Shostakovich Symphony No 7 Leningrad
Best Performance in an Australian Comtemporary Concert
David Campbell - David Campbell "Wild With Style"
Sydney Theatre Company - The Lost Echo
Best Presentation For Children
Monkey Baa Theatre for Young People Ltd - Jackie French's "Hitler's Daughter"
Best Regional Touring Production
Ensemble Productions in association with Christine Dunstan Productions - Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
Best Scenic Design
Brian Thomson - The Boy From Oz
Best Sound Design
Michael Waters - The Woman In Black
Best Special Event
DCE Janice Crystal Larry Magid and Face Productions - Billy Crystal 700 Sundays
Best Visual or Physical Theatre
Malthouse Theatre and Sydney Opera House - Honour Bound