1 Monday. 2 Shows. 7 award nominations!

Posted: February 7, 2011 in Listen With Your Eyes: a festival of the visual, QUACK!, Womb Tide

So, we got two awesome bits of news today.  The first was that the Fleur du Cap nominations are out.  The second was that the Naledi nominations are out.  Ok, neither of those constitutes good news in and of themselves, but they do if FTH:K has been nominated 7 times between the two!!

That’s right, folks! QUACK! and Womb Tide are tearing up the award charts with the following nominations:

Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards

  • BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS – Liezl de Kock in Womb Tide
  • BEST DESIGN – Craig Leo & Emilie Stark for Prop Design in Womb Tide

Naledi Theatre Awards

  • BEST THEATRE SET DESIGN – Craig Leo & Emily Stark for Womb Tide
  • BEST COSTUME DESIGN – Leila Anderson for QUACK!
  • BEST THEATRE LIGHTING DESIGN – Rob Murray for Womb Tide

And all this before 11:30 am! Roll on Monday!!

  1. Floss says:

    Happy days :) that’s brilliant news!!!

  2. Anesh Magan says:

    Congratulations!!! Keep up!!!

  3. Michelle says:

    Congrats to u guys! Keep it up! :-)

  4. Wow, this is absolutely amazing, well done to you all, you deserve each and every award!! Congratulations!

  5. Annemarie Hendrikz says:

    Bravo! well deserved too. Roll on Tuesday, Wednesday…………etc. Best wishes for continued excellence.

  6. JenniB says:

    This is simply fantastic – I saw it in the Cape Times this morning – what a brilliant way to start the new year – may the excellent never stop!

  7. Louisa Clayton says:

    You do such wonderfully creative work with great discipline – 7 nominations is no surprise. Well, well done!

  8. Arthur says:

    My hearty congrats to all crew of Quack & Womb Tide and U put youselves on the map!

  9. Ismail Mahomed says:

    This is absolutely fantastic news and well deserved. FTH :K is an outstanding role model for independent theatre companies in South Africa. They raise the bar on excellence!

  10. joe says:

    But what do you expect from genius? – Awesome guys, very well deserved!

  11. Smallz says:

    This is just an awesome cherry on top for what i think was an awesome year for FTHK in 2010!

  12. Yvonne Surtees says:

    You guys are wonderful and deserve every nomination. Well done. We are so proud of you.

  13. Denise Robinson MP says:

    I am delighted at your well-deserved success. Your dedication, creativeness and spontaneity are so inspiring. You provide food for the mind and soul. I’m proud of the ground-breaking work you are doing for those living with disablities, creating a bridge between the hearing and non-hearing people. May you go from strength to strength. Congratulations!

  14. John Bolitho says:

    Congratulations to all of you from distant Melbourne. Your work does so much for many people. Perhaps the Melbourne Festival one day soon?

  15. Lynn Chemaly says:

    BRAVO all at FTH:K! Congratulations, and all the best with the continued runs of the shows. I hope you might consider performing at St Anne’s sometimes this year. Stay strong!

  16. […] you have been following the lead up to the Naledi’s, you’ll know that we were up for a number of awards, 5 to be exact.  In fact, in their Press Release celebrating the nominees, the National Arts […]

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