G&S Awards Ceremony 2018

The annual G&S Awards Ceremony was held on 20 June 2018, in conjunction with the G&S AGM at the ArtsCape. It’s with great pleasure that we recognise the outstanding achievements and contributions of the following people:
 
THE PETER DONALDSON CUP for service above the usual call of duty – Waldo Buckle.
 
THE JOHAN ROUX AWARD for contributing throughout the year to the spirit of the organisation – Rosemary Wilke.
 
HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIPBronwyne Scott, who has worked so tirelessly, calmly and effectively as stage manager for so many of our productions.
 
THE PATRONS’ PLAQUE for assistance from someone who is not a member of the organisation – Roxy Levy, for her inspired choreography over many years.
 
DOWNEY CUP FOR THE BEST PERFORMANCE IN A GILBERT AND SULLIVAN OPERA is – Simon Speck as The Judge in Trial by Jury.
 
HONORARY LIFE MEMBERS CUP FOR THE BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICALDavid Bolton as the Lion in The Wizard of Oz.
 
HONORARY LIFE MEMBERS CUP FOR AN EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE IN A GILBERT AND SULLIVAN OPERA OR A MUSICALDarryl Spijkers as the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz.
 
THE EUNICE WILLIAMS CUP FOR AN EXCELLENT TECHNICAL OR ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION IN A GILBERT AND SULLIVAN OPERA OR A MUSICALGuilma Stander, for the makeup design and execution in The Wizard of Oz.
 
THE ALASTAIR COCKBURN TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH IN MUSICALITYMartine Kawalsky as Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz.
 
THE RICHARD SHARLAND AWARD FOR THE BEST MUSICAL ITEM – the entire cast of Trial by Jury, and the director and musical director, Alastair Cockburn.
 

CERTIFICATES OF MERIT:

 
Roché Haupt Buckle for her excellent direction of The Wizard of Oz.
 
Karen Wilson Harris for her delightful portrayal of Angelina in Trial by Jury.
 
Marius Steyn for his excellent portrayal of the Foreman of the Jury in Trial by Jury.
 
Barend van der Westhuizen for his excellent portrayal of Edwin in Trial by Jury.
 
Wilhelm Lichtenberg for his excellent portrayal of The Counsel for the Plaintiff in Trial by Jury .
 
Alastair Cockburn for his excellent direction and musical direction of Trial by Jury.
 
Lara Basson for her charming portrayal of one of the two bridesmaids in Trial by Jury.
 
Anke Ermel for her charming portrayal of one of the two bridesmaids in Trial by Jury.
 
Jennifer Human for her charming portrayal of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz.
 
Nick Plummer for his excellent portrayal of The Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz.
 
Wayne Tucker for his terrifying portrayal of The Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz.
Carey Wallace for her terrifying portrayal of The Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz.
 
Photographs by: James Maritz