The Hibner-Brown Awards
Presented by Michael Hibner and Fran Brown, our most dedicated and enthusiastic Fringe Fans. These awards honor shows that inspired them in categories of their choosing.
Hibner-Brown Award: Best Love Story Past: Blue Eyes Brown Eyes, "The Two-Step"
Hibner-Brown Award: Best Love Story Present & Future: JJ, "Terms & Conditions"
Hibner-Brown Award: Best Full-Tilt Gonzo Performance: Michael Burgos, "The Eulogy"
Hibner-Brown Award: Most Elaborate Production: Band of Toughs, "Nirvamlet"
Hibner-Brown Award: Most Important Historical Message: Appalachian and Affrilachian Artists, "Where I'm From The Mountains are Red, White and Yellow.
Boulder Fringe Fest Awards
Best Of Fest Award: Blue Eyes Brown Eyes, "The Two-Step"
In-Demand Award (sold out at least one show): Blue Eyes Brown Eyes "The Two-Step"; Band of Toughs, "Nirvamlet"; Nosilla Dance Project "Chaos Theory"
Audience Choice Award: Band of Toughs, "Nirvamlet"
Best Solo Performance: Michael Burgos, "The Eulogy"
Best Ensemble Performance: InBocca Performance, "Charlie’s Girls"
Most Innovative Show: Khiri Lee, "Red Shoes"
Best Sound and Music: Sossy Mechanics, "The Perfict Family"
Best Writing: Helbent Productions, "Here Lies a Pixie Dream Girl: A Pretty True Story"
Best Staging: Nosilla Dance Project, "Chaos Theory"
Best Costumes: Anthem and Aria, "Anthem and Aria: The Psychic Soulmates"
Best Make-up: BLUE DIME, "BLUE DIME Cabaret"
Best Comedic Performance: Elaine Orion, "Delightfully Rude"
Best Dance Performance: T2 Dance Project, "Slice"
Most Politically Relevant: The Herd, "I Killed the Cow"
Most Personally Relevant: Grey Box Collective, "Fool Me Once… Fool Me Twice…"
Unsung Hero Award: Appalachian and Affrilachian Artists, "Where I’m From the Mountains are Red, White and Yellow"
Most Subversive: China Young, "White-ish: A Memoir"
Community Engagement Award: MasterMimes, "MasterMimes: The Show"
Most Controversial: Michael Jones, "The Last Nigguh in Boulder: I Am Not Your “N” Word"
Fringe Location Award: BodyEarth Collective, "Forest Spirit Pilgrimage"
Fringe Innovative Content Award: Buck Lee Productions, "Kosmic Joke: The One About Us"
Best Onstage Engagement/Most Athletic: JJ, "Terms and Conditions"
Best Publicity Award: Moira Keefe, "Life, Death and Numbers"
Volunteer/Staff Favorite: Hurt Angry & Bitter Productions and 4th Wing Dance, "Shoebox Full of Blues"
Tip the Fringe All-Star: (generating the most tips for the Fringe) Jay and D Shaplow