The 2017 Darwin Fringe Festival awards were held in Happy Yess on July 16, the last night of the 2017 Fringe.
The Darwin Fringe gives category awards to outstanding works in their nominated category that are bold, exciting, well executed, and shining examples of their art form.
The Category Award winners for 2017 are:
Theatre and Dance: How To Make a One Person Fringe Show in 3 Months
Cabaret: Terror Australis
Visual Art: That Painting’s Sh*t, Let Me Fuckin’ Fix It
Spoken Word: Eat My Words- Tastes and Tales from Tropical Cooks
Music: Darwin World Mix
Additional award winners
The Risky – for a work/artist that is innovative and takes artist risks: Ernest Critique
Excellence in Community Arts: CemeNTworx Community Theatre In My Skin
Emerging Arts. for emerging artists who we can’t wait to see more from: Harold Holt Pool Party
Darwin Festival Pomelo. Awarded by the Darwin Festival for a work in development that is delicious, juicy and a little bit difficult (like a pomelo!): In Hand, as part of Fresh Tracks for Darwin Fringe Festival
Super Producer. For a producer or self producing artist who produced the Sh*t out of their show: Nicole Stevens
Best Poster: The Four Horsemen of Comedy
photo by Jodi Pearce for Terror Australis