Don Hardwick - Awards & Press
Don Hardwick - Actor / Singer / Director / Playwright / Composer / Vocal Coach
Awards & Press
Ragtime the Musical at Berkeley Playhouse - 2018

Theatre Bay Area Awards
Outstanding Production of a Musical
Outstanding Ensemble of a Musical
Outstanding Director, Musical Director and Principal Performance in a Musical

The Lottery - 2016

Produced as a graduate project at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, this short musical film was shot in alleys of San Francisco in 2014.  In April 2016 it was entered into the WorldFest Houston (Houston International Film Festival.) It was awarded the Gold Remi Award for outstanding short graduate student film.  Raiza Centano also was named for Best Screenplay at the Academy of Art University Awards. Awarded Best Musical Film at the San Diego International Kids' Film Festival.

Awards list to date:

California Film Awards
Orson Welles Award for Best Narrative Film

International Christian Film Festival
Nominee Best Short Film
Nominee Best Actor (TonyBoy Marin)
Nominee Best Screenplay

Irvine International Film Festival
Nominee Best Short Narrative Drama

San Francisco Frozen Film Festival
Nominee Best Short

Universe Multicultural Film Festival
Best Musical Short

US Hollywood International Film Festival
Nominee Best Short Film
Nominee Best Makeup
Nominee Outstanding Short

San Diego International Kids Film Festival
Grand Jury Prize - Best Short
Best Musical Film

San Pedro International Film Festival
Jury Prize Nominee - Best Short

Southern Shorts Awards
Best Editor
Best Directing
Best Cinematography
Best Audio
Best Picture
Best Screenwriting
Best Production Design
Best Composer
Best Acting (2)

VOB International Film Festival
Jury Nominee - Best Short Film
Golden Film Award Nominee - Best Short Film

Universe Multicultural Film Festival
Best Musical Film

Best Shorts Competition
Best Short Film

Chandler International Film Festival
Best Short Film

Chinese American Film Festival
Golden Angel Award - Best Short Film

Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
Best Producer
Best Drama Short

Hollywood Screenings Film Festival
Semi-Finalist Jury Award

International Family Film Festival
Best Student Short Film Musical

International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, Milan
Festival Award Nominee - Best Short Film

Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
August 2016 Award Nominee - Best Drama
August 2016 Award Winner - Best Produced Screenplay Short

Widescreen Film & Music Video Festival
Jury Award - Best Music Score

WorldFest Houston
Gold Remi Award - Short Subject Film & Video Dramatic Original

Academy of Art University Awards
Best Screenplay

San Francisco Here I Come - 2016

Broadway World - Nominee - Best Director of a Play
Theatre Bay Area Awards - Finalist - Best Anthology (along with Screaming Queens)
Anthologies published in 2019 & 2020

Foodies! the Musical - 2015

Performing at the Shelton Theatre in San Francisco continuously since September 2012, Foodies has become a landmark in the San Francisco theatre scene. In February 2016, the production was honored by the Academy of Media Tastemakers for its Outstanding Interactive Experience.

Do You Believe in Magic? - 2015
Recorded at the world famous Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, this musical fantasy audiobook features me singing and creating 3 unique magical creatures from the land of Wonderhaven.


Ragtime the Musical at Hillbarn Theatre - 2012
Choice Awards
Nominee Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical

Seussical the Musical at Berkeley Playhouse - 2011
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards
Category - Musical in Theatre with Over 300 Seats
Winner Entire Production & Ensemble
Show also won for Leading Actress, Featured Actress & Music Director

John F Kennedy High School - 1971
Competitive speaking state finalist in Humorous Interpretation performing Terrence McNally's Next.
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