HALL OF FAME
The Georgia Theatre Hall of Fame was established by the Board of Directors of the Georgia Theatre Conference in 2008 to recognize exemplary contributions and accomplishments of theatre practitioners from, or working in, the state of Georgia. The award is given at the discretion of the Board of Directors, and is not necessarily given every year. In 2016, the Board established a policy that no more than two candidates would be admitted to the Hall of Fame in a given year. Within each year below, multiple recipients are listed in alphabetical order.
2023 Freddie Hendricks
2022 Joan Harris, Nell B. Jones
2021 Suehyla E. Young, Leslie Kimbell
2018 Topher Payne
2017 Lauren Gunderson, Anthony Rodriguez
2015 Caroline Cook, Jodi Benson, Ray Benson, Dale Grogan, Jim Hammond, Barbara
Hartwig, Brian Kurlander
2014 Jasmine Guy
2013 Stanley Longman, Gina Moore, Mical Whitaker
2012 Joyce Kay, Karan Kendrick, Pete Mellen, Larry Smith
2011 Ossie Davis
2009 Mark Costello, Jeff Adler,Lisa Adler, Mark Costello, Rosemary Newcott, Paul Pierce
2008 Inaugural Class
With the introduction of the Georgia Theatre Conference Hall of Fame, the Board of Directors deemed it appropriate to honor the men and women responsible for what, at the time, represented more that 40 years of the organization's history. Past presidents, guest artists, and lifetime achievement award winners were included in the inaugural recognition.