Ovation Awards

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The Ovation Awards are a Southern California award for excellence in theatre, established in 1989. They are given out by the Los Angeles Stage Alliance and are the only peer-judged theatre awards in Los Angeles. They have been called the "...highest-profile contest for local theatre..." by the Los Angeles Times.

Eligibility[edit]

I. Production criteria
  1. LA Stage Alliance Membership
  2. Produced solely or as co-production for Los Angeles (not a touring production)
  3. Minimum of 12 performances in a 99-seat venue; minimum of 6 performances in a 100-seat or larger venue
  4. Not on "strike list"
II. ONE of following options
  1. 50% performers are AEA; or one AEA member and SDC director, or Dramatists Guild playwright. For world premieres, minimum of two AEA performers and an AEA stage manager.
  2. Performers paid at least $25 per performance, designers paid at least $500, and director paid at least $1,000.
  3. Producing entity must have been in Los Angeles at least three years, and must have produced at least three full productions (12 performances) during last three years (one per year).

Categories[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Musical – Large Theatre
  • Musical – Intimate Theatre (Franklin R. Levy Award)
  • Play – Large Theatre
  • Play – Intimate Theatre
  • Touring Production

Performance[edit]

  • Lead Actress in a Musical
  • Lead Actor in a Musical
  • Featured Actress in a Musical
  • Featured Actor in a Musical
  • Lead Actress in a Play
  • Lead Actor in a Play
  • Featured Actress in a Play
  • Featured Actor in a Play
  • Ensemble Performance
  • Solo Performance (Ray Stricklyn Memorial Award)

Direction/Choreography/Design[edit]

  • Direction of a Musical
  • Direction of a Play
  • Choreography
  • Music Direction
  • Set Design – Large Theatre
  • Set Design – Intimate Theatre
  • Lighting Design – Large Theatre
  • Lighting Design – Intimate Theatre
  • Sound Design – Large Theatre
  • Sound Design – Intimate Theatre
  • Costume Design – Large Theatre
  • Costume Design – Intimate Theatre

Writing/Composition[edit]

  • Playwriting of an Original Play
  • Books/Lyrics/Music for an Original Musical

Lists of winners[edit]

External links[edit]