The 2019 DCU Annual Drama Awards

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

Nominations:

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

Nominations:

Nathan Mannion – FRESHER: The Musical, Stephen Meagher – GOOD KIDS, Nathan Ryan – ALMOST, MAINE

BEST CHOREOGRAPHER – Sinead McCrohan – Hadestown

Nominations:

Eania McGarry & Anja Zauers – FRESHER: The Musical, Dayna Whelan – CHICAGO, I Want You youtube video – HEY JUDE

BEST MUSICAL DIRECTOR – Emma Cronly – Chicago

Nominations:

Andrew Dawson – HEY JUDE, Laoise Grennan – FRESHER: The Musical, Michael Long – HADESTOWN

BEST CHORUS PERFORMANCE- David McGrath – Fresher the Musical

Nominations:

Nicola Smith – HADESTOWN, Sarah Dyer- CHICAGO, Radu Anastase – HEY JUDE

BEST DANCER – Riain Condon – Best Dance Crew

Nominations:

Molly Williams – FRESHER: The Musical, Eadaoin Power – HADESTOWN, Jessie Morris Toolen – CHICAGO

BEST VOCALIST – Muirne Shaw – Hadestown

Nominations:

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

Nominations:

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

Karl Magnone

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

Conor O’Neill

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.

DCU DRAMA – DCU’S BEST SOCIETY 2018/19

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