Mimetic Awards | Winners

Over the last fortnight, Mimetic Festival 2014 played to busy houses a smorgasbord of cabaret,
burlesque, music, magic, puppetry, theatre and mime – but all good things must come to an
On the last night of the festival, Saturday 29th November, the Mimetic Awards were given to
celebrate the best of the festival. Chair of Judges Alex Brenner and his team, including This Is
Cabaret editor Franco Milazzo, cabaret stylist Yaya Wilkinson, actress Michelle Duncan, Little
Soldier co-founder Patricia Rodriguez and writer/director Verity Healey, awards the following
shows, with assistance from awards partners Civilian Theatre, Litro, London City Nights, The
Public Reviews, Savage, The Theatre Tourist, Theatrefullstop and Views from the Gods:

Best Theatre Production 2014 – Michael Twaits: The Libertine Has Left the Building

Best Cabaret Production 2014 – Lady Carol: Lost and Found

Best Work-In-Progress Production – In Our Hands (Smoking Apples)

Judges’ Awards (Theatre) – Where the White Stops (Antler Theatre), How a Man Crumbled
(Clout Theatre), Tatterdemalion (Flabbergast Theatre) and Dan Lees Brainchild

Judges’ Awards (Cabaret) – Neil Henry’s Impossible, Baby Lame: Don’t Call It a Comeback, Anna Lou Larkin: Anna-Lou’s Contes d’Amour, A Load of Crepe (The Late Night Shop)
This Is Cabaret Award: Best Emerging Artist – The Ruby Darlings

The Mimetic Festival took place at The Vaults, Leake Street, London SE1 7NN
Tuesday 18th – Saturday 29th November 2014, watch out for 2015!


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