Award Winning Student Theatre

The Sorcerer - Will Lindsay, Nick Bennet and Simon R B Andrews The Mikado - Elephant Rock Trial - Principals Tom Chinnery - Musical Director Princess Ida - The Army MMA Award

Here's the nominations we have achieved over the last few years, both from the Manchester Musical Awards (MMA) and NODA.

H.M.S. Pinafore and The Sailor's Farewell at the Buxton G&S festival

  • Best Male Voice - Joel Fisher
  • Best Female Voice - Rebecca Barry
  • Best Female Character - Ailsa Mainwaring

Sorcerer 2009

  • Best Newcomer - Nick Bennett as Marmaduke Pontdextr
  • Best Achievement - Costume Design (for a large cast on a limited budget) - Kirsty Noble and Rachel Lea

Iolanthe 2008

  • Best Musical Arrangement: Mike Harris
  • Best Newcomer: Paul O'Neill as Lord Mountararat
  • Best Supporting Actress: Naomi Marsden as The Fairy Queen

Mikado 2007

  • Best Actor: William Lindsay as Nanki-Poo
  • Best MD: Francis Fee
  • Best Achievement: for scenery, costumes and props

Rock Trial 2005 and Utopia 2006

  • Best Achievement Winner: for turning G&S on its head: Rock Trial and an up-to-date approach for Utopia.
  • Best newcomer: Leila Salarkia in Rock Trial
  • Best Achievement: for turning G&S on its head: Rock Trial.
  • Best Achievement: an up-to-date approach for Utopia
  • Best MD: Justin Morley for Rock Trial
  • Best Director: Jo Taylor for Utopia

Ruddigore 2005

  • MMA Winner Best Newcomer: John Welsh as Richard Dauntless
  • MMA: Best Supporting Actor (Al King for Old Adam/Gideon Crawle)
  • MMA: Best Achievement: The whole Society for "invention on a shoestring"

Princess Ida 2004

  • MMA: Best Musical Director
  • MMA: Best Achievement

The Gondoliers 2003

  • MMA Winner: Best Newcomer (Musical Director)
  • MMA: Best Director

The Pirates of Penzance 2002

  • MMA: Best Musical Director
  • MMA: Best Newcomer
  • MMA: Best Achievement

The Yeomen of the Guard 2001

  • MMA: Best Actor
  • MMA: Best Supporting Actor

HMS Pinafore and Trial By Jury 2000

  • MMA Winner: Best Director
  • MMA: Best Musical Director
  • MMA: Best Actor
  • MMA: Best Actress
  • NODA award for the show Publicity Poster

Sorcerer 1999

  • MMA: Best Achievement
  • MMA: Best Actor
  • MMA: Best Supporting Actress

The Mikado 1998

  • MMA Winner: Best Director
  • MMA Winner: Best Musical Director
  • MMA Winner: Best Set
  • MMA Winner: Best All-Round Performer
  • MMA Winner: Best Achievement
  • MMA: Best Show
  • MMA: Best Actor
  • MMA: Best Supporting Actor

Ruddigore 1996

  • MMA Winner: Best Musical Director
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