Juggling act New Conformity voted Favourite Show at Victoria Fringe, plus other awards

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Victoria Fringe Festival 2014 promotional cards

The 28th annual Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival wrapped up Sunday after 11 days of shows. At a packed Pick of the Fringe party, these awards were handed out, based on online voting by audience members. Winners received oddball trophies. See below.

To remind you about the shows, I've included links to reviews of the winners published in the Times Colonist and elsewhere.

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If you missed seeing these award winners, you can check the Vancouver Fringe Festival lineup to see if you can attend a show there. Vancouver Fringe runs Sept. 4 to 14.

Favourite Victoria Fringe show
The New Conformity
Review here. And here.

Nominees
Improv Club
Magic Unicorn Island
Medicine
The New Conformity
SEVEN
The Rise of Basement Boy
Unpossible!

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Favourite solo show
Medicine

Review here. And here.

Nominees
I, Claudia
Improv Club
Magic Unicorn Island
Medicine
Paleoncology
Roller Derby Saved My Soul

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Favourite physical theatre/dance show
SEVEN

Review here.

Nominees
For Body and Light
The New Conformity
SEVEN
The Middle of Everywhere

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Favourite cabaret/variety/magic show
Unpossible!

Review here.

Nominees
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander
Red Hot Mama: A Sophie Tucker Cabaret
The New Conformity
Unpossible!
Wes Barker: Stunt Magician

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Favourite male performer
Dave Morris for Improv Club

Review here. And here.

Nominees
Dave Morris
Jayson McDonald
Robin Gadsby
TJ Dawe
Travis Bernhardt
Steve Larkin

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Favourite comedy
James and Jamesy in: High Tea

Review here.

Nominees
James and Jamesy in: High Tea
Improv Club
May & Alia do Pirates! (of Penzance)
Roller Derby Saved My Soul
So . . . What About Love?

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Favourite new play
Magic Unicorn Island

Review here.

Nominees
Magic Unicorn Island
Paleoncology
The Rise of Basement Boy
The Princess Rescue Force

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Favourite visual theatre/puppetry show
The Middle of Everywhere

Review here. And here.

Nominees
The Middle of Everywhere
Oni
Vasilisa

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Favourite drama
Paleoncology

Review here.

Nominees
Lady Audley’s Secret
Magic Unicorn Island
Medicine
Paleoncology

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Favourite female performer
Gemma Wilcox for Magical Mystery Detour

Review here. And here.

Nominees
Kira Hall
Melanie Gall
Nancy Kenny
Nikki Bell

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Award winners received custom-made trophies. 

That’s a trophy on his shoulder. 

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Disclosure: A member of the family is on the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival staff. 

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