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The Ottawa Fringe awards night. Photo by Ryan Pepper.

Who won what at the Fringe 2022 awards ceremony

By Apartment613 on June 27, 2022



When all the laughs, tears, awe, and standing ovations of Ottawa Fringe are over, the awards are handed out. At last night’s ceremony, an eight-person jury handed out six awards honouring the festival’s most outstanding performances, and three more non-juried awards were presented: Volunteer of the Year, Volunteer’s Choice Award, and Spirit of the Fringe.

Here’s the list of winners, which were announced on the closing night of Fringe:

Outstanding Overall Production

Generic Male: Just What You Need, Another Show About Men. Read our review here.

Outstanding Solo Performance

Meatball Séance. Read our review here.

Outstanding Ensemble Performance

@TheMayor. Read our review here.

Best New Work

Arthur Bampot and the Case of the Kept Man. Read our review here.

Emerging Artist Award

Velvet Wells, creator of (Re)Tired Magical Black Man. Read our review here.

Jury’s Choice Award

Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s Germany. Read our review here.

Volunteer’s Choice Award

Generic Male: Just What You Need, Another Show About Men

Volunteer of the Year

Anna Monsreal

Spirit of the Fringe

Michael Lifshitz (from Speech from the Throne) and Maya Harris-Harb (marketing assistant)