The Ruby Awards are South Australia's arts and cultural awards and celebrate the brilliant contribution of the arts to the cultural life.  The 2011 winners were announced during a gala evening of celebration on Friday September 9, 2011.

The Ruby Award – in honour of Dame Ruby Litchfield

Congratulations to all this year's winners and nominees.

Best work

Winner: Life in Movement by Closer Productions

Nominees:
Maria de Buenos Aires by Leigh Warren & Dancers and The
State Opera of South Australia
Grug by Windmill Theatre

 

Best event

Winner: The Adelaide International Cello Festival 2011

Nominees:
2011 BigPond Adelaide Film Festival
2010 Adelaide International Guitar Festival

 

Community impact under $100,000

Winner: Out Blak Adventures

Nominees:
The Search for Nanuk

 

Community impact over $100,000

Winner: COME OUT Festival 2011 Opening Parade

Nominees:
High School Cabaret

 

Innovation

Winner: CACSA Contemporary 2010: The New New

Nominees:
Intersection Repair Project
FilmLab

 

Arts enterprise

Winner: Gray Street Workshop

Nominees:
Dinosaur Pty Ltd for its creation of Danger 5
Renew Adelaide

 

Sustained contribution by an individual

Winner: Stephen Phillips

Nominees:
Karen Genoff
Janis Laurs

 

Sustained contribution by an organisation or group

Winner: Adelaide Chamber Singers

Nominees:
Urban Myth Theatre of Youth
Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia
 

Geoff Crowhurst Memorial Award

Winner: Pat Rix

Nominees:
Cath Cantlon
Teresa Crea

 

Premier's Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner:   Emeritus Professor Michael Morley 

Photo courtesy:  The Advertiser

 

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