The 2017 Palmies Nominations
SPOTLIGHT THEATRE FINALISTS

Best Lighting Design / Operation
MICHAEL SUTTON

LES MISERABLES

The Jock and Beverly McIlwain Special Encouragement Award
MICHAEL FRYER

JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a School / Youth Musical
ALEX BREEN

RAPUNZEL

Best Actress in a Leading Role in a School / Youth Musical
JESSICA JOHNSTON

HAIRSPRAY JR.

Best Choreographer
JAMIE WATT

JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Best Vocal Director SHARI WARD
JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Best Director of a Play
HELEN MADEN

TAKE A CHANCE ON ME | 

Best Director of a Musical or Musical Revue
JAMIE WATT

9 TO 5

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Community Theatre Play
KATRINA LARDNER

TAKE A CHANCE ON ME

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Community Theatre Musical
MARTINA FRENCH

9 TO 5

Best Actor in a Leading Role In a Community Theatre Musical
JACKSON BRASH

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

Outstanding Community Theatre Production
Spotlight Theatrical Company - LES MISERABLES



For complete list of all 2017 GCATA Finalists CLICK HERE
The 2017 Gold Coast Area Theatre Awards PRESENTATION NIGHT DINNER will take place on Tuesday 12th December 2017 in the Paradise Room at the Arts Centre Gold Coast from 6.00pm