The Winners of the 15th Annual Naledi Theatre awards are:

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Heidi Mollentze as “Rona”
The Revlon Girl

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

 Sipho Zakwe
Shoes & Coups

BEST PRODUCTION FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG AUDIENCES (SUPPORTED BY ASSITEJ SA) (0 – 13)

GOGGAS!
Prod. by National Children’s Theatre, Written by Gillian Katz adapted by Francois Theron, Dir. by Jade Bowers

BEST PRODUCTION FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG AUDIENCES (supported by ASSITEJ SA) (14 – 17)
POLKADOTS
Prod. by Redhill School in partnership with &CO, Dir. by Shelley Adriaanzen

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A PRODUCTION FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES (Supported by ASSITEJ SA)
Jaques De Silva as “as Antic the Ant”
Goggas!

BEST BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Ryan de Villiers as “Miss Trunchbull”
Roald Dahl’s Matilda

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Fred Abrahamse & Marcel Meyer
MACBETH

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
Gareth Hewitt Williams
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

BEST AV/ANIMATION DESIGN

Gareth Hewitt Williams
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

BEST SET DESIGN
Stan Knight
Fool for Love

BEST SOUND DESIGN
Ntuthuko Mbuyazi
Florence

BEST SCORE / ARRANGEMENT / ADAPTATION
Kabelo “Bonafide” Togoe & Aubrey Sekhabi
FREEDOM

BEST MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Rowan Bakker
THE COLOR PURPLE

BEST ENSEMBLE
HANI: The legacy
Prod. by The Market Theatre Laboratory, Created by Graduates of The Market Theatre Laboratory, Dir. by Leila Henriques

BEST ORIGINAL CHOREOGRAPHY
Oscar Buthelezi
THE COLOR PURPLE

BEST DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL / REVUE
Janice Honeyman
THE COLOR PURPLE

BEST DIRECTOR OF A PLAY
Charmaine Weir-Smith
The Train Driver

BEST SUPPORTING/FEATURED PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL/REVUE: FEMALE
Lelo Ramasimong as ” Shug Avery”
THE COLOR PURPLE

BEST SUPPORTING/FEATURED PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL/REVUE: MALE

Yamikani Mahaka-Phiri as “Harpo”
THE COLOR PURPLE

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL (FEMALE)
Didintle Khunou as “Celie”
THE COLOR PURPLE

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL (MALE)
Paul du Toit as “Hedwig”
Hedwig and the Angry Inch

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE IN A PLAY (FEMALE)
Zikhona Sodlaka as “Queenie”
NONGOGO

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE IN A PLAY (MALE)
Kai Luke Brummer as “Christopher Boone”
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SOLO PRODUCTION: FEMALE/MALE
Daniel Mpilo Richards
Land Acts

BEST NEW SA SCRIPT
Shoes & Coups
Prod. by The Market Theatre Written & Dir. by Palesa Mazamisa,

BEST PRODUCTION OF A PLAY
Tshepang: The Third Testament
Prod. by Joburg Theatre, Written & Dir. by Lara Foot

BEST PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL
THE COLOR PURPLE
Prod. by Joburg Theatre & Bernard Jay, Dir. by Janice Honeyman