The winners of the 2016 Melbourne Fringe Festival Awards were announced on Saturday night as this year’s festival came to a close.
Awarded across three categories – genre, professional development and touring – the 2016 awards recognise the quality and diversity of work that made up the 2016 Festival.
The 2016 winners included:
Best Cabaret: The Vanishing Act
Best Circus: Sediment
Best Comedy: Sammy J – The Hero Complex
Best Dance: Emptying The Bucket
Best Kids: The Adventures Broer & Zus
Best Live Art: The internet is where innocence goes to die and you can come too
Best Music: Adam Page – Chairman of the Beard
Best Performance: Blind Spot, Dion (2 winners)
Best Venue: Hares and Hyenas
Best Visual Arts: I Never Painted My Dreams; I Painted My Reality
People’s Choice Award: A Prudent Man
Melbourne Fringe Living Legend Award: Rinske Ginsberg, former Chair of Melbourne Fringe
For more information, visit melbournefringe.com.au