The Best of The Best in our region


GEELONG'S annual Oscar Asche Awards recognise excellence in the region's theatre performers and performances.
Read about Oscar Asche on the Geelong Theatre Hall Of Fame page HERE
The awards are decided by a panel of no-nonsense reviewers from the
entertainmentgeelong.com website chaired by website editor and principal reviewer Colin Mockett. 
They are bestowed in an oscar-style awards ceremony following the final performance of each year. By request, the ceremony is low-cost, BYO finger-food, but high on glamour.
This year, the Awards Night is again at The Potato Shed, Drysdale, on Sunday November 25, 2018. Tickets cost $20 with the majority at table seating.
For a glimpse at the 2017 Awards Night ceremony,
click HERE

Geelong’s Theatre Award Categories are...

Geelong’s Best Production
Best Production (Musical)
Best Production (Non-Musical)
Best Director (Musical)
Best Director (Non- Musical)
Best Male Lead Actor (Musical)
Best Male Lead Actor (Non-Musical)
Best Female Lead Actor (Musical)
Best Female Lead Actor (Non-Musical)
Best Supporting Male Actor (Musical)
Best Supporting Male Actor (Non-Musical)
Best Supporting Female Actor (Musical)
Best Supporting Female Actor (Non-Musical)
Best Musical Director
Most Innovative Feature
Most Refreshing Newcomer 

To see our 2009 - 2017 award winners and nominees please click the buttons on left.

And the 2018 Nominees are...


Geelong Region’s Best Production (Musical)


Disney’s Beauty & The Beast. Footlight Prod., Playhouse, January


Geelong Region’s Best Production (Non-Musical)


Jake’s Women. Geelong Rep., Woodbin, February


Best Director (Musical)


Alister Smith, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January


Best Director (Non-Musical)


Peter Jukes, Jake’s Women, Geelong Rep, February


Best Male Lead Actor (Musical)


Joshua McGuane, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January



Best Male Lead Actor (Non-Musical)


Geoff Gaskill, Jake’s Women, Geelong Rep, February



Best Female Lead Actor (Musical)


Nicole Kaminski, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January



Best Female Lead Actor (Non-Musical)


Tina Rettke, Jake’s Women, Geelong Rep, February



Best Supporting Female Actor (Musical)


Emma Clair Ford, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January
Hannah Pohlenz, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January


Best Supporting Female Actor (Non-Musical)


Bernadette Byrne, Jake’s Women, Geelong Rep, February
Claudia Clark, Jake’s Women, Geelong Rep, February


Best Supporting Male Actor (Musical)


Vaughn Rae, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January
Adam Porter, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January
Jamie McGuane, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January
Greg Shawcross, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January

Best Supporting Male Actor (Non-Musical)




Best Musical Director


John Shawcross, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January


Most Innovative Feature


Lochlan Erard, choreography, Beauty & Beast, Footlight, Jan
Wig, Costume team, Beauty & The Beast, Footlight, January
Peter Jukes/Barton Lowe, set design Jake’s Women, Rep, February



Most Refreshing Newcomer


Hannah Senftleben, Jake’s Women, Geelong Rep, February



Geelong’s Best Production


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