Awards

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We are proud to acknowledge the Theatre 308 students who have been recognized for excellence while members of our program. The awards are named in honor of those artists who have significantly contributed to establishing and maintaining a creative vision for our organization.

2021

THE PANDEMIC PROJECT - Halo Awards 

- Best Costume Design

- Best Hair and Make-Up
- Best Stage Management - Charlotte Maher (PSM), Sam Bellingham (SM), Sadie Leopold (ASM)

- Best Incidental or Original Music in a Play - John Raskopf (WINNER)
- The Fearless Award
- Best Contemporary Play

SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Halo Awards

- Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Contemporary Musical - Jackson Wood as Nick Bottom (WINNER)
- Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Contemporary Musical - Ally McGoey as Bea Bottom

- Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Musical - Stephen Cerussi as Nigel Bottom
- Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Musical - Sophie Gilbert as Portia
- Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical - Kate Sloan as Nostradamus

- Best Comic Performance by an Actor in a Musical - Gavin Levine as Brother Jeremiah

- Best Comic Performance by an Actress in a Musical - Ellie Best as Shylock

- Best Performance by a Dynamic Duo - Luke Ryan and Morgan Lindell as The Minstrels

- Best Lighting Design a/o Execution - Sadie Leopold

- Best Sound Design a/o Execution - Charlotte Maher
- Best Prop Design a/o Execution - Sabrina Giarratano

- Best Stage Management - Anna Schorr (PSM)

- Best Featured Dancers - Alyse Wright Webb, Charlotte Zaino, Katie Koslow

- Best Running Crew

- Best Dancing

- Best Chorus
- Best Contemporary Musical (WINNER)

- Artistic Director's Award - Alyse Wright Webb (WINNER)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Stephen Sondheim Awards

- Best Performance by a Lead Actor - Jackson Wood as Nick Bottom (WINNER)

- Best Performance by a Lead Actress - Ally McGoey as Bea Bottom

- Best Performance by a Lead Actress - Sophie Gilbert as Portia

- Best Performance by a Supporting Actor - Luke Ryan as The Minstrel

- Best Lighting Design - Charlotte Maher (WINNER)

- Best Choreography - Ms. Emily Frangipane

- Best Direction – Mr. Tim Sorensen (WINNER)

- Best Musical 

2020

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME - Halo Awards

- Best Lighting Design - Charlotte Maher

- Best Sound Design - Natalie Vasileff (WINNER)

- Best Special Effects - Soleil Nelson & Isabella De La Zerda

- Best Incident or Original Music - Sophie Gilbert & John Raskopf

- Best Stage Management - Skyler Bennett (PSM), Thomas Kiernan (SM), Aidan McDonnell (ASM) (WINNER)

- Best Original Program Cover - Charlotte Maher

- Best Male Standout Performance in an Ensemble Production - Jackson Wood (WINNER)

- Fearless Award

- Best Contemporary Play

2019

OUR TOWN - Halo Awards 

- Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Classical Play - Grady Allen as Stage Manager
- Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Classical Play - Elizabeth Kelley as Emily Webb

- Best Performance for a Featured Actress in a Play - Evelyn Sload as Myrtle Webb (WINNER)
- Best Prop Design and/or Management - Alyssa Farrell
- Best Stage Management - James Cherico (SM), Skyler Bennett & Carson Baxter (ASMs) (Double Nomination for Our Town and Chicago)

CHICAGO - Halo Awards

- Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Classical Musical - Grady Allen as Billy Flynn (WINNER)
- Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Classical Musical - Sophie Gilbert as Roxie Hart
- Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Musical - Sophia Talwalkar as Velma Kelly
- Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Musical - Paul Ridder as Amos Hart
- Best Costume Design - Nicole Carlo, Sophie Howard, Blayke Burns & Meaghan Dempsey
- Best Orchestra

- Best Chorus (WINNER)
- Best Classical Musical

- Scholarship Winner: Jackson Wood (WINNER) 

CHICAGO - Stephen Sondheim Awards

- Best Scenic Design - Justin Mossa

- Best Costume Design - Nicole Carlo (WINNER)

- Best Choreography - Emily Frangipane

- Best Musical 

2018

MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY - Halo Awards

- Best Male Standout Performance in an Ensemble Play or Musical - Grady Allen as Gibson/Burns

- Best Costume Design – Meaghan Dempsey, Audrey Hagen, Natalie Christopher & Mackenzie Lauture

- Best Special Effects – Audrey Hagen

- Best Performance by a Cast in an Ensemble Play or Musical

- Fearless Award

- Best Contemporary Play

FOOTLOOSE - Halo Awards

- Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Contemporary Musical – Lexi Staubi as Ariel Moore

-Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical – Grady Allen as Willard

- Best Featured Dancer – Jackson Wood (WINNER) 

- Best Sound Design and Execution – Kasey Mazzone & Nick Giotis

- Best Scenic Design and Execution – Justin Mossa

- Best Stage Management – James Cherico (PSM), Anan Durango (SM), Skyler Bennett (ASM)

- Best Original Program Cover Design or Artwork – Jack Ryan O’Keeffe

- Best Chorus

- Best Contemporary Musical

- Scholarship Winners: Lexi Staubi and Mackenzie Lauture

FOOTLOOSE - Stephen Sondheim Awards

- Best Actor – Grady Allen as Willard

- Best Actress – Lexi Staubi as Ariel Moore

- Best Costume Design – Sophie Howard (WINNER)

- Best Scenic Design – Justin Mossa (WINNER)

- Best Choreography – Ms. Emily Frangipane
- The Jamie Hulley Arts Foundation Scholarship - Kailey Anderson (WINNER)

- Best Direction – Mr. Tim Sorensen (WINNER)

- Best Musical

2017

AS YOU LIKE IT - Halo Awards

- Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play - Anjay Kornacki as Jacques

- Best Comic Male Performance in a Play - Nicholas Servas as Adam

- Best Costume Design - Oliva Fordyce

- Best Lighting Design and/or Execution - Olivia Lew & Alex Glynn

- Best Sound Design and/or Execution - Jimmy Conroy & Nick Giotis 

- Best Original Program Cover Design or Artwork - Valerie Le 

- Best Incidental or Original Music in a Play - Evelyn Sload, Caeleigh O'Connor, Elizabeth Kelley, Isabelle Hole & Jack Savage (WINNER)

- Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Play - Jeremy Merrifield as Duke Senior in the Forest of Arden

- Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Play - Jordan Kaloyanides as Celia

- Best Performance by a Couple or Dynamic Duo or More in a Play - Grayson Peters & Lexi Staubi as Silvius & Phoebe

- Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Classical Play - Grady Allen as Orlando (WINNER)

- Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Classical Play - Eden Wright as Rosalind/Ganymede

- Best Classical Play 

LEGALLY BLONDE - Halo Awards

- Best Dancing 

- Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Musical - Jordan Kaloyanides as Paulette

- Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Contemporary Musical - Avery Brook as Elle Woods

- Best Contemporary Musical 

- Middlesex Middle School teacher Tim Sorensen was recognized for 10 years of leading outstanding middle school theater

2016

EURYDICE - Halo Awards

- Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play: Carson Stewart as Orpheus

- Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Play: Anjay Kornacki as Father

- Best Comic Male Performance in a Play: Grayson Peters as Nasty Interesting Man in Eurydice

- Best Hair and/or Makeup Design: Ashley Herles

- Best Incidental Music in a Play: Amanda Blaze, Avery Brook, Drake Corrigan, Erika Dodge, Evelyan Sload, & Carson Stewart

- Best Stage Management: Kailey Anderson and Claire Borecki

- Best Original Program Art: Kristen Moran

- Best Sound Design: Jimmy Conroy

- Best Contemporary Play 

- Fearless Award

SINGING IN THE RAIN - Halo Awards

- Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical: Carson Stewart as Don Lockwood

- Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical: Jordan Kaloyanides as Kathy Selden

- Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Musical: Grady Allen as Cosmo Brown

- Best Comic Female Performance in a Musical: Breana Del Gatto as Dora Bailey in Singin' In The Rain

- Best Comic Male Performance in a Musical: Alex Berardino as Male Diction Teacher in Singin' In The Rain

- Best Specialty Ensemble in a Musical: Jordan Kaloyanides and Ensemble for "All I Do is Dream of You"

- Best Featured Dancer: Carson Stuart as Don Lockwood

- Best Costume Design: Olivia Fordyce

- Best Prop Design and/or Management: Paige Adams

- Best Chorus

- Best Orchestra

- Best Contemporary Musical 

2015

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF DANIEL HAND - Halo Awards

- Best Special Effects - Florian Eenkema van Dijik, Sam Elwell, & Camden Horan (WINNER)

- Best Contemporary Play 

THE PAJAMA GAME - Halo Awards

- Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Musical - Jack Book as Sid Sorokin (WINNER)

- Best Classic Musical