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June 29, 2020 at 7:00pm

Ancillary Award Recipients

Silver Ticket Award: Marvin Schlicting

Marvin Schlichting has spent 45 years in the pursuit of quality tailoring and costuming in the performing arts. As a result of his demonstrated breadth and depth of achievement, he is one of the most sought-after tailors in the business. His contributions in his field have been unparalleled. He has built costumes for countless theatrical productions – from Mirvish Productions and Soulpepper Theatre Company to the Shaw and Stratford Festivals and more. The stockrooms and archives of this country are full with creations that have come from his imaginative mind and skilled hands.

Pauline McGibbon Award

Toronto-based sound designer Deanna H. Choi is the recipient of the 2020 Pauline McGibbon Award. The announcement was made this morning during the news conference revealing the nominations for the Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which was held online through the Dora Awards YouTube channel.

Leonard McHardy & John Harvey Award

This year’s recipient of the LMJH Award is the visionary arts manager Monica Esteves, one of the country’s most accomplished and respected artistic leaders, a consummate professional with over 20 years of experience and whose passion for the theatre and exceptional skills in strategic, business and financial planning have elevated the entire theatre community.

Victor C. Polley Protégé Award

The recipient of the Victor C. Polley Protégé Award, selected by the LMJH Award laureate, receives a $500 prize. The recipient, Beth Wong, worked primarily as a stage manager and front of house manager before transitioning into administration. She is currently the Company Manager at Canadian Stage.

Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award

TAPA’s Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award for Outstanding Production, co-sponsored by NOW Magazine was also presented. The public was invited to vote online from a list of Outstanding Production nominees in all divisions, or choose their own favourite. Presented with a commemorative plaque, the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award winner is Pass Over, produced by Obsidian Theatre Company.


Event Sponsors

Award Sponsors

Ancillary Awards

Pauline McGibbon Award

Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award

Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award for Outstanding Leadership in Administration

The Estate of Elizabeth Comper

The Silver Ticket Award

The Silver Ticket Troupe

Cash Prizes

Media Sponsors

Nominee Toast

Press Conference


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2020 Dora Awards Screenshots

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2020 Dora Awards Press Conference

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Registered Productions

General Theatre Division

A Streetcar Named Desire
Almightly Voice and His Wife
August: Osage County
Beautiful Man
Broken Tailbone
Brothers Size
Copy That
Every Day She Rose
Fool For Love
Forget Me Not
Four Sisters
Here Are the Fragments
Hilot Means Healer
How To Fail as a Popstar
If I Could #Throwback Time
Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train
La Cantatrice chauve (The Bald Soprano)
Lady Sunrise
LESSON IN FORGETTING (Exercice de l’oubli)
Lilies; Or, the Revival of a Romantic Drama
Measure for Measure
Monday Nights
Much Ado About Nothing
Pass Over
Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes
STARS: Together
The Book of Life
The Election
The Events
The Flick
The Jungle
The Negroes are Congregating
This Was the World
Trout Stanley
Walking on Bombshells

Independent Theatre Division

A Christmas Carol
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Bella Donna
Between Riverside and Crazy
Box 4901
Brain Storm
Broken Branches
Casimir and Caroline
Drink of Choice
False Claims
Girl in the Machine
Knives in Hens
Let’s Run Away
Living with Olivia Cadence Donovan
Marjorie Prime
No Foreigners
Prophecy Fog
Remembering the Winnipeg General
Swim Team
The Bathtub Girls
The Doll Play: A Miniature Revolution
The Ends of the Earth
The Nonna Monologues
The Solitudes
The Stranger 2.0 (Above & Below)
The Wager
The Winter’s Tale
This Is How We Got Here
Toronto Circus Riot
Watching Glory Die

Musical Theatre Division

Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical
Caroline, or Change
Every Silver Lining
Ghost Quartet
Girl From the North Country
Knishes ‘n Grits
Life in a Box
Obeah Opera
Something For The Buoys
Sunday in the Park with George
The Adventures of Pinocchio
The Cave

Opera Division

Carmen #YesAllWomen
Figaro’s Wedding
Hansel & Gretel
Hell’s Fury, The Hollywood Songbook
La Bohème
Mozart Don Giovanni
Singing Only Softly / The Diary of Anne Frank: Operas From the Secret Annex
Two Odysseys: Pimooteewin / Gállábártnit

Theatre for Young Audiences Division

A Billion Nights On Earth
A Million Billion Pieces
Jillian Jiggs
Jungle Book
La Maleta (The Suitcase)
Rendez-Vous With Home
The Mush Hole
The Really Real Adventures of Scott Free & Will Do
You and I

Dance Division

8 minutes 17 seconds
A Hidden Princess
Angels’ Atlas: Angels’ Atlas
Angels’ Atlas: Chroma
Angels’ Atlas: Marguerite and Armand
B-Side: Looking In
Citadel Dance Mix 2019: Black Ballerina
Citadel Dance Mix 2019: close encounters in the fifth dimension
Citadel Dance Mix 2019: Red & Yellow
dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Cruz Series: Janus is a god
dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Cruz Series: Logarian Rhapsody
dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Morrison Series: Kismet: Opposing Destiny
dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Morrison Series: La vie attend
dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Mrozewski Series: Leftovers
Eating bones and Licking bread
Eden Planted
Etudes with Piano Concerto #1 & Petite Mort
hollow mountain
House Mix: Encarnado
House Mix: Martingales
House Mix: Vena Cava
In the Abyss
KIRA, The Path | La Voie
Orpheus Alive with Chaconne: Chaconne
Orpheus Alive with Chaconne: Orpheus Alive
Physical Thinking: Approximate Sonata
Physical Thinking: Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
Tales Of A Cocktail
this happened…
Thread Bound


Adrenaline (Suitcase / Adrenaline)
Between Breaths
By Heart
Flesh and Spokes / Spasticus
Flowers for Kazuo Ohno (and Leonard Cohen)
Is This a Dagger? The Story of Macbeth
Mixed Repertory Program
Poly Queer Love Ballad
Radical Vitality solos and duets
Rite of Spring
Suitcase (Suitcase / Adrenaline)
The Band’s Visit
The Full Light of Day
The Man Who Planted Trees
Un Poyo Rojo

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