2005 New York Innovative Theatre Awards 

 
9/19/2005 


The inaugural awards ceremony was held on Monday, September 19, 2005 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and was attend by 300 nominees and guests. It was hosted by Charles Busch with a special presentation by Judith Hawking. The opening number was performed by the cast of [title of show] (Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff and Larry Pressgrove) and a performance by Inverse Theatre. Script contributions were by Leonard Jacobs.


2005 Recipients

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A FEATURED ROLE


Photo by Laurie Meisel

 Sara Thigpen
 Burning the Old Man, Boomerang Theatre Company
 Presented by Dan Fogler



OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE


Photo by Laurie Meisel

 Nicky Paraiso
 Iphigenia, LaMaMa E.T.C. in association with Sky Saver Productions
 Presented by Dan Fogler

 


OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC


Photo by Laurie Meisel

 Quentin Chiappetta
 Murder in the First, Invictus Theatre Company    
 Presented by the cast of [title of show]
  Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen & Susan Blackwell


 

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY/MOVEMENT


Photo by Laurie Meisel

 Jennifer L. Mudge
 It's Karate, Kid! The Musical, The Four Corners Project    
 Presented by Kathleen Marshall

 

 

 

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE


Photo by David Anthony

 James Scruggs
 Disposable Men, HERE Arts Center    
 Presented by Julie Halston

 


OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SHORT SCRIPT


Photo by David Anthony

 P. Seth Bauer
 First Time Out of Bounds, Drilling Company NY    
 Presented by Martin Denton & Rochelle Denton



OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL FULL-LENGTH SCRIPT


Photo by Laurie Meisel

 Kelly McAllister
 Burning the Old Man, Boomerang Theatre Company    
 Presented by Martin Denton & Rochelle Denton


 

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN


Photo by Laurie Meisel

Quentin Chiappetta
 Murder in the First, Invictus Theatre Company    
 Presented by Nevin Steinberg



OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN


Photo by Laurie Meisel

 Rob Eggers
 Othello, Palehorse Productions    
 Presented by Gabriel Berry



 

 

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN


Photo by David Anthony

 Michael Allen
 Masquerade, Ten Grand and a Burger    
 Presented by Heidi Ettinger

 

 

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN


Photo by Laurie Meisel

 Daniel Ordower
 Hazard County, Themantics Group    
 Presented by Brian MacDevitt

 

 

 

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE - IT's A TIE


Photo by Laurie Meisel

 Carolyn Goelzer
 Iphigenia, LaMaMa E.T.C. in association with Sky Saver Productions
 Presented by Marian Seldes


 

 

 


Photo by David Anthony

 Maria McConville
 Honor part 2, Drilling Company NY
 Presented by Marian Seldes


 

 

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE


Photo by Laurie Meisel

Troy Lavallee
Serenade & Philosopher Fox, East River Commedia and The Polish Cultural Institute of New York
Presented by Marian Seldes

 

 

 

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR


 Paul Bargetto
Serenade & Philosopher Fox, East River Commedia and The Polish Cultural Institute of New York    
Presented by Erika Gould


 

 

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE


Photo by Laurie Meisel

Catherine Jhung, Don Nahaku, Lethia Nall, Matthew Pendergast, A-men Rasheed, Tijuana Ricks, Antonio G. del Rosario, Debargo Sanyal, Ragini Shah, Sam Younis
Pulling the Lever, Rising Circle Theater Collective    
Presented by Doric Wilson & Bob Heidi


 

 

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE ART PRODUCTION


 all wear bowlers
HERE Arts Center    
Presented by Penny Arcade


 

 

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL


 It's Karate, Kid! The Musical
 The Four Corners Project    
Presented by David Stone


 

 

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A PLAY


 Serenade & Philosopher Fox
East River Commedia and The Polish Cultural Institute of New York    
Presented by John Guare & Constance Congdon


 

 

HONORARY AWARDS

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Artistic Achievement Award is presented in recognition of significant artistic contribution to the Off-Off-Broadway community.



 Basil Twist
 Presented by Leonard Jacobs

 

STEWARDSHIP AWARD
Stewardship Award presented in recognition of significant contribution to the Off-Off-Broadway community through service, support and leadership.



Photo by David Anthony



 Ellen Stewart
Presented by Tom O'Horgan

CAFF CINO FELLOWSHIP AWARD
Caffe Cino Fellowship Award is presented in recognition of consistent production of outstanding work Off-Off-Broadway.


Photo by David Anthony



Inverse Theatre Company
Presented by Leonard Jacobs and Jeff Riebe

 


 

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