The Onesies are a new award for Mimetic 2013, co-produced by Mimetic and One Stop Arts, to celebrate the very best of the festival. See our shortlists below, and vote in the Audience Awards!
The award-giving event took place on Saturday July 27 at 10pm, hosted by Alex Parsonage (Artistic Director of Finger in the Pie) and Chris Hislop (Theatre Editor of One Stop Arts).
Audience Award - Best Theatre
An entirely audience-voted award for your favourite theatre show of Mimetic 2013!
WINNER: The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity
Audience Award - Best Cabaret
An entirely audience-voted award for your favourite cabaret show of Mimetic 2013!
WINNER: Memoirs of a Slutsky
Audience Award - Best Family
An entirely audience-voted award for your favourite family/kids show of Mimetic 2013!
WINNER: Superhero Snail Boy
Mimetic is all about the ensemble – a company working together to create the best work that highlights the individual contributions of each member, as well as shining as a whole.
WINNER: No Place Like
Mimetic is also all about the visual aspect of theatre, and we will be rewarding the company that best achieves a cohesive, intricate and stunning design.
WINNER: Un Cas de Nostalgie
Best Emerging Company
With many new companies performing for the first time at Mimetic 2013, we want to honour the best company that is just at the beginning of their artistic journey.
WINNER: Teatro En Vilo for Interrupted
Best Performance by a Puppet
What would a puppetry festival be without its puppets! This exciting award is for the Mimetic 2013 puppet that isn't bound by it's strings or held back by the hand inside it.
WINNER: "Sergey" in Perilous Escapade
It takes singular vision, drive and determination to direct theatre and cabaret, and we honour here the director who manages to deliver their production in the best possible way at Mimetic 2013.
WINNER: John Wright for Goodbye Gunther
Music is an integral element of both theatre and cabaret, and this award is for the production that best uses music to tell its story, be that a lone balladeer or an orchestral score!
WINNER: The Paper Cinema's Odyssey
Best Cabaret Performance
Cabaret artists are a hard-working bunch, and Mimetic 2013 features a huge number of them – and we want to honour the best.
WINNER: The Damsel in Shining Armour
Mimetic First (Best Premiere)
In the long tradition of Fringe Firsts and Festival Firsts, Mimetic will honour a show that premieres at Mimetic 2013 with the all-new (and slightly ripped off) Mimetic First!
Special Award for Outstanding Contribution
A huge number of people work together to make Mimetic come together, and this special award will be given to a person who has worked tirelessly to make Mimetic 2013 the exciting festival that it is.
WINNER: Pip the Mime