About

The Georgy Awards

George Pullar, in whose memory the awards are named, was involved in all facets of theatre in Shepparton and district in the 1950s and 1960s. He acted, directed, was an expert in make-up and knowledagble in all aspects of theatrical procedure. He was President of the GV Drama Association and assisted in many early productions of the Shepparton Light Music Company.

 

The Elaine Tonks Award

Elaine Tonks was one of Shepparton’s finest actresses. Memorable roles included Madame Arcarti in Blithe Spirit (for which she won the first Georgy Award for Drama) and the Wicked Witch in Billy Tee and the Witches Brew. She was a member of the Shepparton Players, the Shepparton Dramatic Society, the GVDA, a life member of STAG and was involved in all aspects of production.