AMPA Theater and Musical Theater Win Awards Spring 2018

AMPA Theater and Musical Theater Win Awards Spring 2018

Congrats to all on a successful awards season for AMPA’s musical theater and theater departments!


2018 JRAYS

The following were nominated for nominated for The John Raitt Awards for Youth (JRAYs).


Eliana Yaeger: Lead Actress: Guys and Dolls
Ben Raanan: Best Male Dance: Guys and Dolls
Kai Givan-Encisco: Best Female Dancer: Guys and Dolls**
Cedar Geary: Featured Actor: Guys and Dolls
Best Supporting Acting: Daniel McKinley: Guys and Dolls
Best Cameo: J’Quinn Einbinder: Guys and Dolls**

**Indicates Winners. 


2018 JERRY HERMAN AWARDS NOMINATIONS

Mr. Jim Foschia and the student orchestra were nominated for a Jerry Herman award for their work on Guys and Dolls. The ceremony will take place on June 4, 2018, at the Ricardo Montalbán Theater.  The Jerry Herman awards are sponsored by The Pantages Theater in Hollywood.


The 13th Annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2017-2018 season

Hamilton earned 5 awards and 25 additional nominations!

Awards:
Lead Performance in a Musical: Eliana Yeager as Adelaide in Guys and Dolls
Supporting Performance in a Musical: Owen Ing as Angel in Rent
Supporting Performance in a Play: Daniel McKinley as Father Hugh Evans in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Ensemble: Guys and Dolls
Youth Orchestra: Guys and Dolls

Nominations:
Outstanding Production: Guys and Dolls
Lead Performance in a Musical: Casey Burke as Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls
Lead Performance in a Musical: Alexa Hodzic as Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls
Lead Performance in a Musical: Owen Ing as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls
Lead Performance in a Musical: Flynn Janger as Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls
Lead Performance in a Musical: Daniel McKinley as Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls
Lead Performance in a Musical: Ben Raanan as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls
Lead Performance in a Play: Bryce Banks as Mr. John Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Lead Performance in a Play: Cleo Cottrell as Mrs. Page in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Lead Performance in a Play: Victoria Smith as Mrs. Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Supporting Performance in a Musical: Sidney Floyd as Maureen in Rent
Supporting Performance in a Musical: Etai Koronyo as Nicely-Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls
Supporting Performance in a Musical: J’Quinn McKenna as Mimi in Rent
Supporting Performance in a Musical: Chrishaughn Washington as Joanne in Rent
Supporting Performance in a Play: Marco Bizio as Dr. Caius in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Supporting Performance in a Play: Trevor Brown as Mr. Ford/Mr. Brooke in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Supporting Performance in a Play: Chloe Rahal as Ms. Quickly in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Featured Performance in a Musical: Isabel Van Aalst as Arvide Abernathy in Guys and Dolls
Ensemble: The Laramie Project
Ensemble: Rent
Costume Design: “Mama J” Patricia Tripp for Guys and Dolls
Set Design: Zach Burch for The Laramie Project
Youth Orchestra: Rent
Direction: Alison Miller for The Laramie Project
Direction: Marlene Zuccaro for Guys and Dolls

Click here to view a full list of winners and nominations.

Ceremony:
There will be an awards ceremony held at John Burroughs High School in Burbank at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 4.

Tickets:
Attendees can reserve tickets here.

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