Notable Awards

2019-2020

Curtains

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award Best Musical (Tier 2)

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Ensemble/Chorus

 

2017-2018

Always, Leonora

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Production Design

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Special Effects

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Stage Management and Sound Design
     *Abi Senthil
Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Outstanding Achievement in MakeUp Design

     *KC Paulson

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Directing

     *Terry Gabbard

A Body of Water

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Stage Management 

     *Jordan Smith

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting 

     *Zoe Rossouw

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Musical (Tier 2)

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Featured Performer

     *John Parker Demos as Clopin Trouillefou

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Gordon Hay Scholarship 

    *Sophie Feher

 

Scholastic National Gold Key Award for Playwriting

     *Talia Buksbazen (original play Dolly and Abigail)

Mid-Carolina Region Scholastic Art Awards

   Gold Key Winners for Dramatic Writing

     *Talia Buksbazen (original play Dolly and Abigail)

     *Kelli Crockett (original play Nightmares and Red Palms)

     *Caitlin O'Brien (original play Scottsfield Elementary)

I'mperfect (an original short film)

NC Filmworks Award for Best Screenplay

     *Charlotte Gaston, Sophia Habibi, Cara Kuuskvere, Madelyn Ricket

NC Filmworks Award for Best Actress 

     *Charlotte Gaston

Sociability

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Distinguished Play

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Outstanding Achievement in Ensemble Acting

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Sound and Stage Management 

     *Helen Ciavolella

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Scenic Art and Publicity

     *Sophie Feher

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Honorable Mention Distinguished Play

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Outstanding Achievement in Ensemble Acting

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Outstanding Achievement in Design and Production  (and a $85,200 scholarship to Greensboro College)

     *Helen Ciavolella

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Scenic Design and Publicity

     *Sophie Feher

When Bright Through Window Comes

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Distinguished Play

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Outstanding Achievement in Stage Management

      *Emilie Osborne

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting

     *Sidney Hipp

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

     *John Lee Rudolph

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Fight Choreography

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Directing *both shows

     *Brian Seagroves

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Directing *both shows

     *Brian Seagroves

2016-2017

Chicago

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Actress in a Musical

     *Anna Hertel as Velma Kelly

The National High School Musical Theatre Jimmy Award for Best Dancer

     *Anna Hertel as Velma Kely

Push And Pull

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Distinguished Play

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Best Actor

   *Anish Pinnamuraju

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

  *Jubitza Figueroa

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Design

   *Sophie Feher

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *Anish Pinnamuraju

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *Jubitza Figueroa

The Woman In Black

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Honorable Mention

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Stage Management

   *Aubrey Hill

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Sound Design

   *Emilie Osborne

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *Jacob Bollacke

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *Kyle Schmidt

2015-2016

Mary Poppins

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Ensemble/Chorus

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Student Orchestra

    

2014-2015

42nd Street

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Musical (Tier 2)

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Overall Direction

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Ensemble/Chorus

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Student Orchestra

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Set Construction

Eleemosynary

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Best Actress

    *Tori Jewell

 

Our Place

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Distinguished Play

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award For Excellence in Ensemble Acting

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *Clay Harrison

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Student Design and Production

   *Annie Saum and Eric Duncan

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Distinguished Play

State North Carolina Theatre Conference John W. Parker Award for Excellence in Directing

   *Terry Gabbard

State North Carolina Theatre Conference for Excellence in Playwriting

   *Terry Gabbard

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting 

   *James Clark

State North 

Southeastern Theatre Conference Award for Best New Play

Southeastern Theatre Conference Award for All-Star Cast

   *Kayla Rutledge, Grace McKusick, and Will Strickland

2013-2014

The Social Networth

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Distinguished Play

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *McKenzie Wilson

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *Tucker Brooks

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Design

   *Joe Yakoboski 

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Choreography

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Overall Set Design

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *Tucker Brooks

State North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Technical Direction, Light, and Sound Design

   *Eric Duncan

Den of Liars

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Ensemble Acting

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *George Chaprastian

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Acting

   *Tucker Brooks

 

2012-2013

Oklahoma!

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Blumey Award for Best Supporting Actress

      *Kelly Kapur as Ado Annie

The Lottery

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Artistic Bravery

2011-2012

My Name is Ruth

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Costume Design

Regional North Carolina Theatre Conference Award for Excellence in Music

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