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Congratulations to the 2020-21 Matilda Awards nominees

11 Feb

Congratulations to the 2020-21 Matilda Awards nominees

​Brisbane Festival congratulates this year’s Matilda Awards nominees.

Realising the dreams of local artists and helping them to deliver them to the stage is a critical part of the work we do at Brisbane Festival and we are delighted to have had the opportunity to commission a number of the works nominated - from Casus Circus’ Auntie’s Fiafia Night to Polytoxic’s DEMOLITION and Dead Puppet Society’s Ishmael, along with works from many other artists and creatives.

We are proud that over the past two Festivals we have created 45 new works and engaged 2102 local artists and are looking forward to continuing to showcase the vast array of Brisbane and Queensland artistic talent in this year’s Festival.

Best wishes to all of this year’s Matilda Awards nominees.

#Brisbane Festival nominees

Auntie's Fiafia Night

Auntie's Fiafia Night

Brisbane Festival 2021

Nominee for Best Circus or Physical Theatre Work

Avoidable Perils

Avoidable Perils

Brisbane Festival 2020

Craig Wilkinson (Video) & Sean Dowling (Illustration), nominee for Best Video Design

Trent Dalton's Boy Swallows Universe

Trent Dalton's Boy Swallows Universe

Brisbane Festival 2021

Nominee for Best Mainstage Production

Craig Wilkinson, nominee for Best Video Design

Ben Hughes, nominee for Best Lighting Design

Ngoc Phan, nominee for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Andrew Buchanan, nominee for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Joe Klocek, nominee for the Bille Brown Award - Best Emerging Artist

Collision

Collision

Brisbane Festival 2021

Nominee for Best Circus or Physical Theatre Work

Cowboy

Cowboy

Brisbane Festival 2020

Nominee for Best Circus or Physical Theatre Work

Nominee for Best Independent Production

Nominee for Lord Mayor's Award for Best New Australian Work

Anna Whitaker & Ben Ely, nominee for Best Sound Design/Composition

Michael Smith, nominee for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role

DEMOLITION

DEMOLITION

Brisbane Festival 2021

Nominee for Best Circus or Physical Theatre Work

Lisa Fa’alafi, Leah Shelton & Chloe Greaves, nominee for Best Costume Design

Lisa Fa’alafi, Leah Shelton, Leigh Walker & Helen Clifford, nominee for Best Set Design

Dirty Laundry

Dirty Laundry

Brisbane Festival 2021

Briefs Factory, nominee for Best Costume Design

Ishmael

Ishmael

Brisbane Festival 2021

Barb Lowing, nominee for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role

This Ain’t No Pussy Show

This Ain’t No Pussy Show

Brisbane Festival 2021

Toby Angus, nominee for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role

Toby Angus, nominee for Bille Brown Award - Best Emerging Artist

Weredingo

Weredingo

Brisbane Festival 2021

Studio Hackett & Wirrim Studio, nominee for Best Video Design

Benjin Maza, nominee for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Wilbur the Optical Whale

Wilbur the Optical Whale

Brisbane Festival 2021

Nominee for Best Independent Production

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