Entertainment Awards

 

Page in progress. If you have received an award, please contact me on Facebook with your name, year, and award name so that you can be added.

Cracked Cup (started in 1978)

Given to the outstanding Rookie entertainer of the year

  • 2004 – Jason Braddock
  • 2005 – William Bradshaw
  • 2006 – Penn Bowen
  • 2007 – Jeff Neppl
  • 2008 – Jim Stone

Late Bloomer (started in 1985)

Given to the most improved veteran entertainer

  • 1985 – John Elsner – Beau Monde
  • 1986 – Katheryn Wilson -Queen Mum
  • 1987 – Jaqueline Smith – Lady Bella Hapsburg
  • 1988 – D’Lis Schmidt – Duchess of Diddle
  • 1989 – Marcus Volimas – Reynard Reynard
  • 1990 – Joseph Manussier -Sir Guy of Gisborne
  • 1991 – Vin Parker/Michael Ritchie
  • 1992 – John Neitz – Sir Edward Whimsleton
  • 1993 – Corvus Elrod
  • 1998 – Michael Heck
  • 2007 – David Pipho

Bottomless Hat

Given to the best new act (stage, street or music) of the festival season

  • 1993 – Feathers & Lead
  • 1995 – Tatterdemalions
  • 1997 – Rogue Mystic
  • 2001 – Shakespeare’s Love Child

Excellence in Entertainment (started in 2003)
Awarded to one stage and one musical act. These performers exhibit the qualities of professionalism both on and off stage, continuous growth as performers and a sense community spirit.

Music
(list of recipients provided by Anita Kelling)

  • 2003- Ian Mac Farlane – Jeff Callander
  • 2004- Reve du Faun – Elizabeth Hall, Anita Kelling, John Gladman, Jay Koelsch
  • 2005- Robin and Lark – Liz and Laura Euller
  • 2006- Allen-A-Dale – Gerald Saetveit
  • 2007- Bedlam – John Sjogren, Joe Smith, Mark Sterling, Paul Regge (w/ Bosco and Tara)

Stage

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Unicorn Award (started in 1981)
Recipients have participated as entertainers a minimum of 10 years. Given to those people whose talent and love of performing personify the magic of Festival. Who, with their special gifts continue to ensure the artistic quality of the festival year in, year out, and all year ‘round.

See separate section The Unicorn Award for list of recipients


Lee Walker Award (started in 2003)
(note: some of the years may be inaccurate, per Tim Wick who generously provided the list. If you are a recipient and listed incorrectly, please contact me through Facebook so I can update your information. Thank you.)

  • 2003 – Gary Parker
  • 2004 – Terry Foy
  • 2005 – Tim Wick
  • 2006 – D’Lis Schmidt
  • 2007 – Brian Murphy
  • 2008 – George Herman
  • 2009 – Gerry Saetveit
  • 2010 – Bill Peltzman, Sr.
  • 2011 – Erin Kasper
  • 2012 – Butch Roy
  • 2013 – Carr Hagerman
  • 2014 – Walter Napiorkowski
  • 2015 – Jim Cunningham
  • 2016 – Nan Miller
  • 2017 – Johnny Behr