2013 Award Winners

See all previous FRINGE WORLD award winners here.

2013 Award Winners

Martin Sims Award for Best New WA Production

The Martin Sims Award is the top prize of the Festival, recognising the best new Western Australian work in the Festival that is destined to succeed on the world’s stage.

Presented by Western Power

Winner: Minnie & Mona presented by The Blue Room Theatre Summer Nights and The Duck House in association with PICA


Cabaret Award
Presented by Vinaceous

Winner: Candice McQueen: Nasty! presented by Melbourne Cabaret Festival

WA Winner: An Audience with Tomas Ford presented by tomasford.com & JumpClimb


Circus Award
Presented by Little Creatures

Winner: Briefs presented by Mess Around and Faaanana Republic

WA Winner: The Lunar Circus Show presented by Lunar Circus


Comedy Award
Presented by Nova 93.7

Winner: Marcel Lucont - Gallic Symbol presented by Marcel Lucont

WA Winner: Look Out, it's a Trap! presented by Laura Davis


Community Award
Presented by Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority 

Winner: Chinese New Year Fair presented by Chung Wah


Dance Award
Presented by City of Perth

Winner: With a Bullet: The Album Project - Perth Edition presented by The Blue Room Theatre Summer Nights and Nat Cursio Co in association with PICA


Film & Multimedia Award
Presented by Rooftop Movies

Winner: Get Into Film! presented by FTI


Music Award
Presented by RTRFM 92.1

Winner (joint): Tell Mama: The Music of Etta James presented by Stratosfunk

Winner (joint): Hush: An Evening of Quiet Music presented by Hush


Performance Award
Presented by 720 ABC

Winner: Uta Uber Kool Ja presented by Army of Love

WA Winner: Public Space presented by The Blue Room Theatre Summer Nights, Little y Theatre and the MOXYcollective


Visual Arts Award
Presented by Riverview Hotel

Winner: Le Salon Scintillant presented by Gotham Studios and Moana Project Space


Theatre Award
Presented by Artrage

Winner: The Bane Trilogy presented by The Blue Room Theatre Summer Nights and Whitebone Productions in association with PICA

WA Winner: FALLING TO THE TOP – THE MUSICAL TRASH-TACULAR presented by Holland St Productions


Spirit of the Fringe Award
Presented by The World Fringe Alliance

Winner: The Wives of Hemingway presented by Side Pony Productions and Weeping Spoon Productions


Emerging WA Artist Award
Presented by Woodside

Winner (joint): Arielle Gray for Minnie & Mona

Winner (joint): Karla Hart for Fifty Shades of Black

Winner (joint): Melanie Bennett for Never Mind The Monsters


Best Independent Venue Award
Presented by Lotterywest

Winner: Bok Choy and Noodle Palace


Best Independent Program Award
Presented by Lotterywest

Winner: Summer Nights by The Blue Room in association with PICA


The West Australian People's Choice Award
Presented by The West Australian

Winner: An Evening Without Bill Mohan presented by de Grussa Band