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2019 Betty Mitchell Awards

The Betty Mitchell Awards, named for a pioneer of Calgary’s theatrical community, Dr. Betty Mitchell, celebrate and honour outstanding achievement in Calgary’s professional theatre community. The Betty Mitchell Awards provide the opportunity to recognize the excellent work that takes place on our stages in Calgary throughout the year.

Wins

Outstanding performance by an actor in a supporting role
Marc-Émile Fallu, Billy Elliot The Musical

Outstanding choreography or fight direction 
Yukichi Hattori, Billy Elliot The Musical

Outstanding sound design or composition 
Allison Lynch, The Scarlet Letter

Outstanding performance by an actress in a comedy or musical 
Caitlynne Medrek, Billy Elliot The Musical

Outstanding musical direction 
Don Horsburgh, Billy Elliot The Musical

Outstanding production of a musical 
Billy Elliot The Musical

Nominations

Outstanding projection or video design 
Nicolas Dostie,
BOOM X  
Andy Moro,
Honour Beat 

Outstanding lighting design 
Harry Frehner,
The Scarlet Letter

Outstanding set design 
Judith Bowden,
The Scarlet Letter

Outstanding costume design 
Cory Sincennes,
Billy Elliot The Musical 
Judith Bowden, The Scarlet Letter

Outstanding performance by an actor in a drama 
Rick Miller, BOOM X 

Outstanding performance by an actress in a comedy or musical
Katie McMillian, Mary & Max 
Lauren Elder, Mary & Max 

Outstanding performance by an actor in a comedy or musical
Anthony Galde,
Mary & Max 

Outstanding performance by an actress in drama
Heather Pattengale,
The Scarlet Letter 

Outstanding direction 
Micheline Chevrier,
The Scarlet Letter

For the 2018-19 season, Theatre Calgary took home 6 awards including the top awards for Outstanding Productions of a Musical for Billy Elliot The Musical. In all, the theatre was nominated for 18 awards.

Best of Calgary

Theatre Calgary was once again the lucky proud recipient of the 2019 Best of Calgary Award for Best Theatre Company. Best of Calgary is an organization comprised of community leaders, who celebrate everything that makes Calgary great. Through an online voting process, citizens of Calgary can vote for their favourites in over 70 categories. We were thrilled to have been bestowed this honour, with votes coming in from 90% of Calgary’s communities.

Theatre Calgary is the proud recipient of the 2019 Best of Calgary Award for Best Theatre Company.