16th Helpmann Awards

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16th Helpmann Awards
Date 25 July 2016
Location Sydney Lyric Theatre
Television/radio coverage
Network Foxtel Arts

The 16th Annual Helpmann Awards for live performance in Australia were held on 25 July 2016 at the Sydney Lyric Theatre.[1]

The Australian production of Matilda the Musical received thirteen awards including every award for musicals. Griffin Theatre Company's drama The Bleeding Tree received three awards including Best Play. Brisbane Baroque's production of Handel's Agrippina received four awards including Best Opera, and Bangarra Dance Theatre's Sheoak received three awards including Best Ballet or Dance Work. New musical Ladies in Black was named Best New Australian Work.

Winners and nominees[edit]

In the following tables, winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface. The nominees are listed below the winner and not in boldface.

Theatre[edit]

Best Play
Best Direction of a Play
Best Female Actor in a Play Best Male Actor in a Play
Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play

Musicals[edit]

Best Musical
Best Direction of a Musical Best Choreography in a Musical
Best Female Actor in a Musical Best Male Actor in a Musical
Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical

Opera and classical music[edit]

Best Opera Best Direction of an Opera
Best Female Performer in an Opera Best Male Performer in an Opera
Best Female Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera Best Male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera
  • Keri Fuge – Agrippina
    • Sally-Anne Russell – Voyage to the Moon
Best Symphony Orchestra Concert Best Chamber and/or Instrumental Ensemble Concert
Best Individual Classical Performance

Dance and physical theatre[edit]

Best Ballet or Dance Work Best Visual or Physical Theatre Production
Best Choreography in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work
  • Frances RingsSheoak
    • Kyle Page and Amber Haines – Spectra
    • Stephen Page, Bernadette Walong-Sene, Djakapurra Munyarryun – Ochres (Bangarra Dance Theatre)
    • Garry Stewart and Larissa McGowan – Habitus
Best Female Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work Best Male Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work
  • Yolanda Lowatta – Sheoak
    • Juliette Barton – Lux Tenebris (Sydney Dance Company)
    • Lonii Garnons-Williams – Habitus
    • Amber Haines – Syncing Feeling (Dancenorth)

Contemporary music[edit]

Best Australian Contemporary Concert Best Contemporary Music Festival
Best International Contemporary Music Concert

Other[edit]

Best Cabaret Performer Best Comedy Performer
Best Presentation for Children Best Regional Touring Production
  • Bambert's Book of Lost StoriesBarking Gecko Theatre Company
    • OddyseaPerforming Lines WA and Sensorium Theatre
    • Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beastsshake & stir theatre co originally co-produced with La Boite Theatre Company
    • The Young KingSlingsby Theatre Company

Industry[edit]

Best New Australian Work
Best Original Score Best Music Direction
Best Scenic Design Best Costume Design
Best Lighting Design Best Sound Design

Lifetime achievement[edit]

JC Williamson Award Sue Nattrass Award

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Helpmann race a tale of two Tims". au.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2016-06-21. 

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