2009 Jessie Award Winner

Outstanding Artistic Achievement – Large Theatre

Jamie along with Alan Brodie, and Patrick Clark win for ‘ Outstanding Integration of Visual Design ‘ for their work in Frost/Nixon by Peter Morgan.

2009 Jessie Award Nomination

Outstanding Artistic Achievement – Large Theatre

Jamie was nominated for his entire ‘Body of work‘ in the 2008/2009 season. This included the following shows: Twelfth Night, History Boys, Where the Blood Mixes, and Frost/Nixon.

2009 Jessie Award Nomination

Outstanding Artistic Achievement – Large Theatre

Jamie along with Alan Brodie, and Patrick Clark were nominated for ‘ Outstanding Integration of Visual Design ‘ for their work in Frost/Nixon by Peter Morgan.

2008 City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Awards

Emerging Theatre Artist Award

Each year a Vancouver artist or community member who has made a significant contribution to the creative life of our city is nominated by a jury of peers convened by the Alliance for Arts and Culture. Each honoree is invited to select an ‘emerging artist’ in their discipline who demonstrates the promise of the next generation. Upon receiving his theatre nomination, Bill Millard (Artistic Director of The Arts Club) selected Jamie Nesbitt as the 2008 Theatre Emerging Artist Award recipient.

2008 Jessie Award Nomination

Outstanding Artistic Achievement – Large Theatre

Jamie was nominated for his projection design of It’s a Wonderful Life by Phillip Grecian.

2007 Sam Payne Award

Most Promising Newcomer

Sam Payne, one of the most loved men of the theatre in Canada, infused every aspect of his craft with the warmth of his personality and professionalism. Born in New Westminster, Sam received his formal training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England. On returning to Canada he joined the company of Ottawa’s Canadian Repertory Theatre along with Christopher Plummer, Derek Ralston and Amelia Hall, among others. The company ran for three years and is credited for being the first professional theatre company in Canada. Returning to BC, Sam worked as an actor, director, adjudicator and producer. He put his stamp of excellence on every company from the early days of Totem and Vanguard Theatre to CBC’s Golden Age of Radio Drama and the beginning of television drama. Canadian theatre was inspired by Sam’s dedication and vision. The Sam Payne Award was established to recognize and encourage new talent on the Vancouver theatre scene.

2007 Jessie Award Nomination

Outstanding Artistic Achievement – Large Theatre

Jamie was nominated for his projection design of Recovery by Greg Macarthur.

2007 Jessie Award Nomination

Outstanding Artistic Achievement – Small Theatre

Jamie along with Andy Thompson, Jamie Griffiths, Greg Ditson, Jamie Griffiths, Adam Jones, Jason Daigneault, were nominated for their projection design of Spank! by Andy Thompson.

2007 Jessie Award Nomination

Outstanding Artistic Achievement – Theatre for Young Audiences

Jamie along with Robin Greenwood, Ereca Hassel, and Joel Etkin were nominated for their design of Speed by Jamie Norris.

2006 Earl Klien Memorial Scholorship

The Earl Klien Memorial Scholorship is awarded to someone who displays generosity with peers, contribution to the ensemble, freedom of expression, and commitment and determination in Theatre Arts.