Boh Cameronian Arts Awards 2012, Kakiseni


Are you into performing arts, such as Dance, Music, Musical Theatre and Theatre performances? Do you know that there are has so many local talents in performing 
arts in Malaysia. Name a few local musicals that I like Lat Kampung Boy Sebuah 
Muzikal, The Secret Life of Nora, Cuci the Musical and many more… 


The 9th BOH Cameronian Arts Awards 2012 (BCAA) Technical Awards took place over an elegant afternoon tea party at the Cinnamon Coffee House, One World Hotel. The awards wasn’t just a ceremony for victors, but a fĂȘte for the artisans and designers who shed sweat and tears for the love of performance art.



Kakiseni, a 12 years performing arts platform introduced Backers Audition Kuala Lumpur 2012, a new program that advocates the importance of private funding and partnerships with the performing arts practitioners and producers. Kakiseni was founded in 2001 by Jenny Daneels and Kathy Rowland as an online arts magazine and is now led by Low Ngai Yuen since 2010.

From left: Dato’ Norliza Rofli, Director-General of Jabatan Kebudayaan dan Kesenian Negara (JKKN); Low Ngai Yuen; and Dr Fadhlullah Suhaimi, PEMANDU’s Director of Communications Content & Infrastructure, Business Services NKEA

The BOH Cameronian Arts Awards is proudly endorsed by JKKN

Welcome speech by Low Ngai Yuen

Dato’ Norliza Rofli

Dr Fadhlullah Suhaimi

Backers Audition KL 2012 is an initiative by Kakiseni to provide financing to practitioners and producers of performing arts shows. Backers Audition KL 2012 will be represented by a panel made up of members of the private sector and relevant organisations who will evaluate applicants and proposals for funding. Kakiseni will act as the coordinator of this initiative.

The MC



 Afternoon tea at Cinnamon Coffee House, One World Hotel


 
Love the Cherry Tomato w Blue Cheese 


  Sheppard Pie :)



In recognition of the critical role of art and design in the performing arts scene, the 9thBCAA took the opportunity to celebrate outstanding achievements in costume, light and set design as well as styling and make-up in the Dance, Theatre and Musical Theatre categories. 



The BOH Cameronian Arts Awards was founded in 2002 to raise the profile of the arts in Malaysia and to recognize outstanding achievements in the performing arts. It is the only arts award which considers dance, music, musical theatre and theatre in Malaysia.

The prestigious BCAA which recognizes achievements in the performing arts debuted in 2002 but made its eighth and final curtain call in 2009. Its resurrection this year continues that tradition with an awards ceremony to celebrate the best performances of 2011.

 
BOH Cameronian Arts Awards 2012 Winners





The BOH Cameronian Arts Awards 2012 Winner’s List (Technical)

Dance Category

Best Lighting Design: Tan Eng Heng for “Enduring” in Wandering Within, choreographed by Mak Foong Ming, presented by Kwang Tung Dance Company

Best Set Design: David Wong for Fragile, choreographed by Steve Goh, presented by JSDance Theatre

Best Costume Design, Styling & Make Up: Lee Swee Seng & Colin De Sean for Farewell, My Concubine – The Movement of the Martyr, presented by Lee Wushu Arts Theatre and The Actors Studio

Musical Theatre Category

Best Lighting Design: Mohamed Fairuz Bin Mohamed Ariff for The Last Five Years, musical direction by Stephen Tok, directed by Christopher Ling, presented by The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre

Best Set Design: Jia Wei-Loo for Lat Kampung Boy Sebuah Muzikal, written by Harith Iskander Musa, musical direction by Michael Veerapen, directed by Harith Iskander Musa and Hans Isaac presented by Institute Terjemahan Negara Malaysia (ITNM) and Tall Order Productions

Best Costume Design, Styling & Make Up: Dominique Devorsine and Fabien Wong for Dreamgirls, a musical direction by Casey Koh directed by Joanna Bessey, presented by Broadway Academy.

Best Sound Design: Ivan De Cruz for Lat Kampung Boy Sebuah Muzikal, written by Harith Iskander Musa, musical direction by Michael Veerapen, directed by Harith Iskander Musa and Hans Isaac, presented by Institute Terjemahan Negara Malaysia (ITNM) and Tall Order Productions

Theatre Category

Best Lighting Design: Tung Jit Yang for CARTOON by Steve Yockey, directed by Kelvin Wong, presented by The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre

Best Set Design: Matthew Kneale for Klue, Doh!, directed by Mohd Iqbal and Murad Ben Ladesh, presented by TerryandTheCuz

Best Costume Design: Swing Chong Shu Yin for Aku Cinta XXX 2011, written by Amelia Tan, Ceci Yong, Jinnie Lim, Easee Gan, Swing Chong and Simon Lee, directed by Amelia Tan, presented by ACX Production and The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre. 




In line with its mission to spur audience development and participation, Kakiseni has created the Kakiseni Audience Choice Awards which will have four categories. Malaysian fans and arts lovers can cast their vote for their favourite Dance, Music, Musical Theatre and Theatre performances of 2011 at awards.kakiseni.com by 26 April 2012.

  

For more information please
Visit the awards Kakiseni Website

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