Drawing our 18/19 Season to a close after a jam packed semester, we recently hosted our DADA’s. Celebrating the past year we had our members vote on the ridiculous amounts of talent we seen this year in DCU Drama. Looking back on every show and the makers of them, here are our winners!
BEST DIRECTOR – Kate Brady – Good Kids
Kevin Cleary – CHICAGO, Orfhlaith Gannon & Lauren O’Mahoney – HEY JUDE, Conall Molloy – ALMOST, MAINE, Niamh Mary Martin – FRESHER: The Musical and Niamh Mary Martin – HADESTOWN.
BEST PRODUCER – Clara & Andrew – Chicago
Nathan Mannion – FRESHER: The Musical, Stephen Meagher – GOOD KIDS, Nathan Ryan – ALMOST, MAINE
BEST CHOREOGRAPHER – Sinead McCrohan – Hadestown
Eania McGarry & Anja Zauers – FRESHER: The Musical, Dayna Whelan – CHICAGO, I Want You youtube video – HEY JUDE
BEST MUSICAL DIRECTOR – Emma Cronly – Chicago
Andrew Dawson – HEY JUDE, Laoise Grennan – FRESHER: The Musical, Michael Long – HADESTOWN
BEST CHORUS PERFORMANCE- David McGrath – Fresher the Musical
Nicola Smith – HADESTOWN, Sarah Dyer- CHICAGO, Radu Anastase – HEY JUDE
BEST DANCER – Riain Condon – Best Dance Crew
Molly Williams – FRESHER: The Musical, Eadaoin Power – HADESTOWN, Jessie Morris Toolen – CHICAGO
BEST VOCALIST – Muirne Shaw – Hadestown
Ciara O’Leary – FRESHER: The Musical, Alicia Donnelly – CHICAGO, Michael Long – HEY JUDE
BEST TECHNICAL DESIGN – Good Kids – Sarah Brady, Kate Brady and Louis Flannagan
Chicago – Riain Condon & Sarah Brady, Hey Jude – Riain Condon, Hadestown – Riain Condon, Almost, Maine – Lauren O’Mahony, Fresher: The Musical – Sarah Brady
BEST OFFSTAGE CONTRIBUTION
Clara Mooney, Gráinne Henry, Andrew Dawson
MOST PROMISING TECHNICIAN
FRESHERS AWARDS – STORMTROOPERS
Mia Duffy, Niamh Corry, Sheena Devine, Ruth Culliane, Clara Mooney, Andrew Gibbons, Conor O’Neill, Cameron Kelly, Naomi Feehily, Ciara O’Leary, Conor Wallace, Orla Morris Toolen, Clodagh Leahy, Ava Downing, Roisin McArdle, Katie Harrington
FRESHER AWARD – IMPERIAL COMMANDER
BEST OVERALL PRODUCTION TEAM – Hadestown
BEST ENSEMBLE – Almost, Maine
BEST SHOW – Chicago
And of course, we had our usual other awards based around the offstage lives in Drama this year, but for those I’m afraid you just had to be there..
Thank you again to everyone who contributed to a show this year, whether you were onstage, off or in the crowd, you added to what made our society what it is this year.