The Green Room Awards Association proudly presents

The 36th Annual Green Room Awards

274 Nominations, 111 Productions, 62 Awards, 1 night.

Join Melbourne’s Arts Industry at the iconic Comedy Theatre on the 1st of April as we celebrate and applaud the achievements of our talented peers. Now in its 36th year, the Green Room Awards Association (GRAA) is Victoria’s peak body for honouring excellence and innovation across our vibrant Arts sector.

Some of the nominees of the 36th Green Room Awards came together for a photo opportunity at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne’s East End Theatre District.

As peer-presented Performing Arts Industry accolades, the Green Room Awards recognise outstanding achievements in productions from Cabaret, Contemporary and Experimental Performance, Dance, Independent Theatre, Music Theatre, Opera, and Theatre Companies. The awards acknowledge the contributions of the many diverse Artists and Technicians who create work in our local industry. Across its long history previous winners include Australian playwright Michael Gow, Soprano Marina Prior, dancer and Australian Ballet Artistic Director, David McAllister, the multi-talented Tim Minchin, and performer Rachel Griffiths.

Hosted by legends of Melbourne performance Anni Davey and Maude Davey, the 2019 ceremony will be a jam-packed, electric night with live performances. This year will see one of the highest nomination counts ever considered in view of the outstanding work presented throughout 2018. Presentations will be made by valued Partners and Sponsors of the GRAA as well as arts industry professionals.

A highlight on the Melbourne Arts calendar, the annual Green Room Awards is a joyous celebration of our local Arts and Artists, not to be missed. This is a not-for-profit community event and public tickets are available now. Bookings Essential.

The GRAA is proudly supported by Creative Victoria, City of Melbourne, Marriner Group, Media Super, and the Media and Entertainment Arts Alliance.

Monday the 1st of April, 7:00pm

Tickets: $30

Bookings: 13 61 00 or online via

Please note: This event will be Auslan Interpreted

Venue: Comedy Theatre – 240 Exhibition Street, Melbourne CBD

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Nominees in this photo: Alice Dixon, Belinda McClory, Biddy Connor, Bonnie Leigh-Dodds, Caroline Meaden, Cat Sanzaro, Cazz Bainbridge, Chanella Macri, David Butler, Deanne Butterworth, Elandrah Eramiha, Emah Fox, Esther Hayes, Gary Young, J.David Franzke, Jake Edgar, Jodi Hope, Jude Anderson, Kit Richards, Linda Catalano, Maverick Newman, Michael Waters, Naretha Williams, Natalie O’Donnell, Peter Paltos, Phillip Lowe, Rebecca Hayes, Rodney Afif, Ross Daniels, Ryan Smith, Ryan Smedley, Sandy Greenwood, Sarah Wall, Scott Turnbull, Sophie Smyth, Steven Gallop, Teresa Blake, Thembi Soddell, Tom Hodgson, Tyran Parke, Zoe Boesen, Zoë Barry, Sean Sully, Xavier O’Shannessy and Jennie Hector

Photographer: Nicole Cleary