Over the past 24 years Brisbane's Matilda Awards have gained a reputation for recognising and rewarding the talents of many emerging artists in acting, directing, producing and playwrighting.
Winners will be announced on Monday 7 March 2011 at a ceremony to be held at The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Fortitude Valley.
::Full list of nominees::
Best Mainstage Production Grimm Tales (QTC) Hamlet (La Boite) I Love You, Bro (La Boite) The Little Dog Laughed (QTC) The Story of the Miracles at Cookie’s Table (Bungabura Productions and QPAC co-production)
Best Independent Production The Bitterling (La Boite Independents) boy girl wall (The Escapists at Metro) Furious Angels (Metro Arts) Single Admissions (Metro Arts) [title of show] (Oscar Theatre Company)
Best Direction Daniel Evans for Single Admissions David Berthold for Hamlet Leah Purcell for The Story of The Miracles at Cookie’s Table Michael Futcher for Grimm Tales The Escapists for boy girl wall
Best Female Actor in a Lead Role Amy Ingram in Fat Pig Helen Christinson in Macbeth Leah Purcell in The Story of The Miracles at Cookie’s Table Liz Buchanan in [title of show] Melanie Zanetti in Engine
Best Male Actor in a Lead Role Christopher Sommers in Fat Pig Daniel Murphy in Blackbird Hugh Parker in Betrayal Leon Cain in I Love You, Bro Lucas Stibbard in boy girl wall
Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role Alex Feifers in Fiddler on the Roof Amy Ingram in Single Admissions Helen Howard in Hamlet Melanie Zanetti in Grimm Tales Melanie Zanetti in The Little Dog Laughed
Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role Dan Crestani in Grimm Tales Nick Cook in The Little Dog Laughed Scott Witt in Grimm Tales Steven Rooke in Fat Pig Thomas Larkin in Hamlet William Davies in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Best New Australian Work The Bitterling by Sven Swenson boy girl wall by The Escapists A Catch of the Breath by Robert Thwaites Furious Angels by David Burton Single Admissions by Tammy Weller
Best Emerging Artist Amy Ingram for acting in Fat Pig and Single Admissions Daniel Evans for directing Single Admissions Jessica Harm for acting in April’s Fool Melanie Zanetti for acting in Engine, The Little Dog Laughed and Grimm Tales Nick Cook for acting in The Little Dog Laughed Nicki Bloom for writing Tender
Best Design (set, lighting, sound or costume) Bruce McKinven for set and costume design of The Story of the Miracles at Cookie’s Table Greg Clarke for design on Grimm Tales Jason Glenwright for design on Songs for a New World Josh McIntosh for set and costume design on Jesus Christ Superstar Steve Toulmin for music and sound design on Hamlet