Beauty and the Beast nominated for numerous Tommy Tune Awards
This year, the Tommy Tune Awards has revamped how they score and nominate for the Awards Ceremony in May. All of the nominations that our production receives qualify those people to be named as a finalist for the Tommy Tune Awards Ceremony. On April 7th, Tommy Tunes will announce ALL of the finalists. Being named a finalist allows these nominees to be involved in the Tommy Tune Awards Ceremony on May 4th at Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS).
Outstanding Technical Achievement
Outstanding Lead - Brianna Delaney for Belle, Sara Faulkner as Mrs. Potts, Ryder Gleeson as Lumiere and Luke Barajaz as LeFou
Outstanding Supporting - Michael Flores as Cogsworth and Natalia Marin as Babette
Outstanding Singer (focus on vocal performance of a student in the show who truly stands out) - Brianna Delaney as Belle
Outstanding Actor (focus on portrayal of character from a student in the show who truly stands out) - Michael Flores as Cogsworth, Ryder Gleeson as Lumiere and Maia Morales Morales as Le Fille la Ville
Outstanding Director - Laurel Powell
Outstanding Lighting - Alais Reiter and LaVoe Mason
Outstanding Sound Designer - Haedyn Lynch and Ashley Sherk
Outstanding Stage Manager - Caidence Foster, Danae Dever, Ashley Sherk and Haedyn Lynch
Honorable Mention (a stand out student performer who may not exactly fit in a lead or supporting role) - Natalia Marin as Babette and Maia Morales Morales as Le Fille la Ville
Congratulations to everyone that was nominated for Beauty and the Beast. Finalists for the Awards Ceremony will be announced on April 7th!
Also, nominations for The Drowsy Chaperone should be announced in the next couple of weeks.
The Dickinson High School Theatre Department traveled to San Antonio for the Texas Thespians Festival where over 2,100 students competed in various acting and technical competitions. The DHS Theatre department had 27 students attend the Festival and 20 of those students came back with trophies and medals!
Congratulations to the 11 students that have qualified for the National Thespians Festival held at Indiana University in June. Below are the students name and what they qualified with.
Monologue - Hannah McGinty with a monologue from August: Osage County & a monologue from A Streetcar Named Desire
Duet Acting - Chase Casterline & Seth Taylor with a scene from The Diviners by Jim Leonard
Group Acting - Audrey Brooks, Olivia Silvas & Jewel Richards with a scene from Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley
Solo Musical - Brianna Delaney with She Used to be Mine from Waitress the Musical
Duet Musical - Andrew Johnson & Kennady Spies with Therapy from tick, tick, Boom!
Michael Flores & Noah Nuetzmann with Agony from Into the Woods
Additional awards that they received were All Star Troupe Table Winner designed by the Troupe Officers (Presidents Brianna Delaney & Eloise Correia, Vice Presidents Seth Taylor & Kenzington Bass, Secretary Caidence Foster, Treasurer Kennady Spies, Treasurer Chase Casterline & Clerks Sofia Mercado and Michael Flores), 1st place in Team Costume Construction (team including Maia Morales Morales, Leah Luna, Natalie Glukhenkiy & Kennady Spies), 1st place in Team Mask Design (team including Sofia Mercado, Haedyn Lynch, Olivia Silvas & Allie Davis) & lastly, a DHS first, Brianna Delaney was chosen to be 1 of the 8 Closing Ceremony Performers for the entire Festival.