The Revelstoke Theatre Company's John Devitt (left) won for best supporting actor and Lyn Kaulback (right) won for best actress at the Kootenay Zone Theatre Festival in Revelstoke last week. The company's production of Norman Foster's Mending Fences also won for best production.

Revelstoke Theatre Company wins Best Production at Kootenay Zone Theatre Fest

The Revelstoke Theatre took home five awards, including Best Production, at the Kootenay Zone Theatre Festival in Revelstoke last week.

The Revelstoke Theatre Company took home five awards, including Best Production, at the Kootenay Zone Theatre Festival in Revelstoke last week.

The festival, which featured plays by groups from Revelstoke, Nakusp and Salmo, was held at McGregor’s in the Powder Springs last week.

Revelstoke, which presented its performance of Norm Foster’s Mending Fences, was name the festival’s Best Production. As well, Lyn Kaulback was named best actress and John Devitt best supporting actor. Revelstoke also won for best lighting and best best set design.

The Revelstoke Theatre Company will now travel to the provincial Mainstage Festival in Kamloops from June 30 to July 7, where it will go up against other top productions from around B.C.

The company is planning to re-stage the play sometime in June in preparation for the Mainstage.

The complete list of winners is as follows:

Best Sound

Ty Klassen – Mirror Theatre, Nakusp

For “The Shift” by Janet Royko

Sponsored by Revelstoke Theatre Company

Best Lighting

Brad Binnington and Darren McKay – Revelstoke Theatre

For “Mending Fences” by Norm Foster

Sponsored by Revelstoke Theatre Company

Best Backstage

Space On The Floor Theatre, Salmo

For “Of The Fields, Lately” by David French

Sponsored by Revelstoke Theatre Company

Best Set Design / Decor

Revelstoke Theatre Company

For “Mending Fences” by Norm Foster

Sponsored by K.R Construction

Best Newcomer

Mark Cochrane – Space On The Floor Theatre, Salmo

For “Of The Fields, Lately” by David French

Sponsored by Revelstoke Theatre Company

Adjudicator’s Choice Award

Carol Vonk – Space On The Floor Theatre, Salmo

For “Of The Fields, Lately” by David French

Sponsored by Mountain Goodness Natural Food

Best Ensemble

Mirror Theatre, Nakusp

For “The Shift” by Janet Royko

Sponsored by Revelstoke Theatre Company

Best Supporting Actress

Cassia Parent – Mirror Theatre, Nakusp

For “The Shift” by Janet Royko

Sponsored by Action Accounting

Best Supporting Actor

John Devitt – Revelstoke Theatre Company

For “Mending Fences” by Norm Foster

Sponsored by Action Accounting

Best Actress

Lyn Kaulback – Revelstoke Theatre Company

For “Mending Fences” by Norm Foster

Sponsored by Daspy Fashions

Best Actor

Keith Vonk – Space On The Floor Theatre, Salmo

For “Of The Fields, Lately” by David French

Sponsored by Peter Waters

Best Director

Mary Martin – Space On The Floor Theatre, Salmo

For “Of The Fields, Lately” by David French

Sponsored by Remax Revelstoke

Best Production

Revelstoke Theatre Company

For “Mending Fences” by Norm Foster

Sponsored by Talisman Trading and Fibre Company

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