Presented at the 2017 TANYS Festival Banquet


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Festival Awards
Roving Adjudicator Merit Awards
2017 Roving Adjudicator Merit Awards
November 1, 2016 -  October 31, 2017
Auburn Players Community Theatre
Of Mice and Men 
Adjudicator:  Arnie Galin
  • Excellence in Acting to Reuben Bryan as George in Of Mice and Men 
  • Excellence in Acting to Chris Yeckel as Lennie in Of Mice and Men 
  • Excellence in Directing to Siouxsie Easter for Of Mice and Men 
  • Excellence in Scenic Design to Patti Goebel for Of Mice and Men 
  • Excellence in Lighting to Bob Frame for Of Mice and Men 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble work to the Cast of Mice and Men

Auburn Players Community Theatre
Ordinary People 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Acting to Lesley Kennedy for her portrayal of Beth Jarrett 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Theodore Brill for his portrayal of Conrad Jarrett 

Between the Lakes Community Service Players
Godspell 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Orchestral Conduction to S. Shade Zajac 
  • Excellence in Ensemble Performance to the Cast 
  • Excellence in Production Concept and Execution to Tina Coville-Bauder, Mark Sinkiewicz and Nicole Nelson 
  • Excellence in Choreography to Chad Eastman 

Black Orchid Theatre
Agamemnon 
Adjudicator:  Frances Ruoff
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Claudia Terry as Clytemnestra in Black Orchid Theatre Group's production of Agamemnon 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Michael Cramer as Agamemnon in Black Orchid Theatre Group's production of Agamemnon. 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble work to the Chorus, Jon Pinney, Tzu-Wen Chang, Adam Jacobs, Randall Jackson, in Black Orchid Theatre Group's production of Agamemnon.
  • Excellence in Directing to Craig Hutchison for Black Orchid Theatre Group's production of Agamemnon.

Black Orchid Theatre
The Libation Bearers 
Adjudicator:  Frances Ruoff
  • Meritorious Achievement in Musical Direction to Reverend Father Doctor Sean Wallace 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to  Leslie DiLeo as Cilissa 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Tzu-Wen Cheng as the Doorkeeper. 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble work to the Chorus 
  • Excellence in Acting to Susanna Randolph as Electra 

Broadway Upstate
The Lion King Jr. 
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Excellence in Vocal Performance to Lison Tunick as Rafiki 
  • Excellence in Vocal and Orchestral Direction to Matthew Gaulin 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Amber Nelson as Scar 
  • Excellence in Choreography to Tina Hayes 
  • Excellence in Direction to Rachel Seebode 
  • Excellence in Production Concept and Execution to the Directors, Production Team and Running Crew 

Cattaraugus County Living Arts Association
Hair 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Ensemble Performance to the Cast 
  • Excellence in Production Design and Direction to Todd Wagner 
  • Excellence in Choreography to Rudi Andalora 
  • Excellence in Vocal Performance to Dwain Graham, Derek J. Devlieger, Jamie Lee and Vanessa Kavanagh

Cattaraugus County Living Arts Association
Grease
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Musical Direction to Luke YerpeStock 
  • Excellence in Orchestral Conduction to Ruth Fuller 
  • Excellence in Vocal Performance to the Cast 
  • Excellence in Production Concept and Execution to Todd Wagner, Dale Wymer, Jennifer Simpson and Ryan Philp 
  • Excellence in Choreography to Rudi Andalora
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Tioga Simpson 

Circle Theatre Players 
Wait Until Dark 
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Excellence in Acting to Brooke Hutchins as Suzy Hendrix 
  • Excellence in Directing to Val Gray 
  • Excellence in Acting to Jerred Hickey as Harry Roat 
  • Excellence Award in Sound Production to John Staugaitis and Barry Streifert 

Circle Theatre Players 
Southern Comforts
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Excellence in Ensemble Acting to Suzanne Baker as Amanda Cross and Dennis Skiba as Gus Klingman
  • Excellence in Direction to Barry Streifert

Circle Theatre Players 
In The Heat of the Night 
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Excellence in Direction, Production Concept and Execution to the Director, Cast and Crew. 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Chris Foster as Bill Gillespie 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast 

Classic Theater Guild
Twas the Land of the Night Before
Adjudicator:  Arnie Galin
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to the Cast 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costume Design to Peggi Perrone

Classic Theater Guild
Judgment at Nuremberg
Adjudicator:  Arnie Galin
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast. 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Glenn Read. 

Colonial Little Theatre
Making God Laugh 
Adjudicator:  Diane Mashia
  • Meritorious Achievement in Directing to Leta Aldous 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Work to the Cast 

Confetti Stage
Mary Kate Olson is in Love
Adjudicator:  Arnie Galin
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Maghen Ryan for her portrayal of Grace in Mary Kate Olsen is in Love 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Vivian Wilson-Hwang for her portrayal of Mary-Kate in Mary Kate Olsen is in Love
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Emily Bryan for her portrayal of Ashley in Mary Kate Olsen is in Love
  • Meritorious Achievement in Directing to Sunny da Silva for Mary Kate Olsen is in Love 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Graphic Design to Ally J. Shivka for her Conceptual program cover of Mary Kate Olsen is in Love 

Confetti Stage
The Birthday Party
Adjudicator:  Diane Mashia
  • Meritorious Achievement in Directing to Linda Shirey 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Kasey Kenyon for his portrayal of “McMann” 
  • Excellence in Acting to Stephen Henel for his portrayal of “Goldberg” 
  • Excellence in Ensemble Work to the Cast 

Confetti Stage
Tales from Sleepy Hollow
Adjudicator:  Arnie Galin
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Cory Haines 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Work to the Cast 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costuming to Laura Darling  

Confetti Stage
Bleached Blind 
Adjudicator:  Arnie Galin
  • Outstanding Acting to Colleen Lovett in her portrayal of Annette in BLEACHED BLIND 
  • Excellence  in Directing to Linda D Shirey in BLEACHED BLIND 
  • Excellence in Ensemble Work to the cast of BLEACHED BLIND – Vivian Wilson-Hwang, Matthew Side and Colleen Lovett 

Confetti Stage
The Apology
Adjudicator:  Arnie Galin
  • Meritorious Achievement Award in Acting to Vivian Wilson-Hwang for her portrayal of Allison P Cunningham in THE APOLOGY 

Corinth Theatre Guild
The Lion King
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Excellence in Vocal Performance to Kylee LaViolette as Rafiki 
  • Excellence in Costume Design to Lauren Ogden 
  • Excellence in Puppet and Mask Design to Maya Puchkoff Van Gelder 
  • Excellence in Vocal and Orchestral Direction to Matthew Gaulin 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Adilynn Byron as a giraffe 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Jaelyn Cutright as Nala 
  • Excellence in Production Concept and Execution to the Directors, Production Team and Running Crew 

Cuba-Rushford Drama Club
The Little Mermaid
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Costume Design to Crystal Wright, Tina Zalar and Margo Jefferds 
  • Excellence in Direction and Production Concept and Execution to Monica Kwiatkowski 
  • Excellence in Vocal and Orchestra Direction to Megan Tackentien and Kirk Miller 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Erica Goble for her portrayal of Ariel   
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Lane Findlay for his portrayal of Prince Eric 

Delta Xi Cast of Alpha Psi Omega
She Kills Monsters
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Performance to the Cast 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Robert Stewart 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Emily Fernandes for her portrayal of Agnes 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Props/Weapons to Calliana Faulk, Elliot Chen and Jonathan LaFollette 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Technical Design and Execution to Teddy Mischel, Peter McCurry, Michael Biscotti and Rachel Ruller 

Everyone's Theatre Company, Inc.
An Evening of One Acts 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Development of Original Works to Everyone's Theatre Company for their work with Local Artists
  • Outstanding Direction to Gary DeWitt Marshall for 12 Dollars 
  • Outstanding Acting to Jahaka Mindstorm for his portrayal of Mickey - in 12 Dollars 
  • Outstanding Acting to Anderson Allen for his portrayal of Kid - in 12 Dollars
  • Excellence in  Acting to Vincenzo Mc Neill for his portrayal of Jared - in The Intoxicated 
  • Excellence in  Acting to Michael J. Tedone for his portrayal of Andy - in The Intoxicated

Fabius - Pompey High School
Fools 
Adjudicator:  Bob Frame
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Rammi Hanai for his portrayal of Leon 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to Jeremy Skeele and Sophia Widdekind

Fabius - Pompey High School
Willy Wonka
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Oliver Hull for his portrayal of Mike Teavee
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Amelia Trail for her portrayal of Phineous Trout 

Fabius - Pompey High School
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Adjudicator:  Rusty Ritzel
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction of Dance to Choreographer Santina Scrimale 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Sophia Widdekind for her portrayal of Millie Dilmount 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Jack Swanson for his portrayal of Jimmy Smith 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Dominic Perrone for his portrayal of Trevor Graydon III 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Eloise Cadmus for her multiple portrayals of Muzzy Van Hossmere, Ethel Peas and The Pearl Lady 

Gananda High School
Once on this Island 
Adjudicator:  Diane Mashia
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Excellence in Costume Design and Creation to Kelli Petrucci, Jill Martin, Becky Poulson, Laurie Kuntz, and Becca Boulware 

Gatesinger Company
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Performance to the Cast 
  • Excellence in Direction to John L'Hommedieu and Lois Fiegl 

Hand-to-Mouth Players
26th Annual Playwright/Directors' Workshop 
Adjudicator:  Diane Mashia
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Anne Rodgers Pearl for her portrayals of "Lena" and "Dora" in "Missing"
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Jan Dyckman for his portrayal of "Frank" in "Compatible Adversaries"
  • Excellence in Ensemble Acting to Kelly O'Connor, Daniel Burke and Kathryn Gleeson for "Lovely Letters"
  • Excellence in Ensemble Acting to Steve Schnapper, Gary Simon and Robert Ansbro for "Leo, Izzy and Wally"

Harlequin Productions of Cayuga Community College
Crossroads 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Scenic Design to Robert John Andrusko 
  • Excellence in Lighting Design to Brad McLean 
  • Excellence in Video/Sound Design to Mark Romig 
  • Excellence in Direction and Production Concept and Execution to Bob Frame 

Harlequin Productions of Cayuga Community College
Museum Lovers  
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costume Design to Tiffany Howard 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Set/Video Design to Virginia Fennessy 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to the Brandon Phelps as Max 

Hornell High School
42nd Street
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Excellence in Choreography to Natalie Marino
  • Excellence in Direction to Tim Berardi
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Maggie Shepard as Peggy Sawyer
  • Excellence in Vocal Direction to Christopher J. van Leeuwen
  • Meritorious Achievement in Physicality to Michael Aini

Hornell Community Theater and HCT Kids
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Outstanding Musical Direction to Christopher J. van Leeuwen
  • Excellence in Vocal Performance to Jeremy Speed Schwartz as Joseph
  • Excellence in Vocal Performance to Carina Telesca as the Narrator
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Vincent Capluzzi as Reuben/Butler
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Richard Beam as Dan
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to James Freeland as the Pharaoh 

Indian River Theatre of the Performing Arts
Hairspray 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Choreography to Tricia Moore
  • Excellence in Direction to Kristie Fuller
  • Meritorious Achievement in Vocal Performance to Emily Goodrich for her portrayal of Tracy 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Dominique Torrez for her portrayal of Bonnie 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Justin Nadal for his portrayal of Seaweed 

Indian River Theatre of the Performing Arts
As You Like It 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Dominique Torrez for her portrayal of Rosalind 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Hannah Bajakian for her portrayal of Celia 
  • Excellence in Overall Direction of the Production and Integration of the ASL Interpreters into the Body of the Production to Kristie Fuller and Elaine Finley

Ken-Ton Players
Bloody Jack 
Diane Mashia
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Katie Buckler for her portrayal of “Ellen” 

Little Theatre of Watertown
A Streetcar Named Desire 
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Outstanding Achievement in Acting to April Bennett as Blanche DuBois 
  • Excellence in Direction to Donna Shute Provencher 
  • Excellence in Overall Technical Design and Operation to the Production Team of Streetcar Named Desire. 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Andrew Metz as Harold "Mitch" Mitchell

Little Theatre of Watertown
Always a Bridesmaid 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast 

Little Theatre of Watertown
Doubt
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Sarah Hovey as Sister Aloysius 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Set Design to Amanda Morrison 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costuming to Laura Oakes 

Olean Community Theatre
Assassins
Adjudicator:  Bob Frame
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Skyler Schapp for his portrayal of multiple characters 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Alan Bernstein for his portrayal of Sam Byck 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Technical Support to Dan Donner for his Video Slide Design 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Orchestral Accompaniment to Ruth Fuller and the Orchestra 
  • Excellence in Acting to David Merwine for his portrayal of John Wilkes Booth 
  • Excellence in Costume Design and Execution to Jennifer Simpson and William Steffen 

Olean Community Theatre
9 to 5 
Adjudicator:  Bob Frame
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Tanaka Losey for her portrayal of Judy Bernly in 9 to 5 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to David Merwine for his portrayal of Joe in 9 to 5 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Conducting of the Pit to Kimberly Voegelin for 9 to 5 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Props to Paula Bernstein and Cast for 9 to 5 
  • Excellence in Acting to Paul Nelson for his portrayal of Franklin Hart in 9 to 5 
  • Excellence in Acting to Kyle Leslie for her portrayal of Doralee Rhodes in 9 to 5 

Norwich Theatre Company, Inc.
It's A Wonderful Life 
Adjudicator:  Arnie Galin
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Work to the Cast

Norwich Theatre Company, Inc.
Dearly Beloved
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Excellence in Ensemble Vocal Performance to the Sermonettes 
  • Excellence in Direction to Richard Heim 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Cathy Heim-Gray as Honey Raye Futrelle 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Technical Concept and Execution to Richard Heim, Craig Natoli and the Stage Crew

Norwich Theatre Company, Inc.
Gypsy 
Adjudicator:  Sally Gladden
  • Excellence in Ensemble Work to Stage Director -Donna Moren, Orchestra Conductor- David Burch and the Ensemble. 
  • Excellence in Performance to Marty Kuhn as “Rose” 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Aidan Sullivan as Tulsa. 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Ericka Tyler as Louise/Gypsy Rose
  • Meritorious Achievement in Comedic Performance to Miranda Hunter,Stephanie Fadale and Jessica Richardson 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costuming to Donna Moren and her Crew 

Rochester's Black Sheep Theatre
The Kitchen Girl
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Tony Eckel as Danny Tatum
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Amelia Pfister as Audrey Tompkins

Rochester's Black Sheep Theatre
Agnes of God 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Jaimi Miller for her portrayal of Agnes 

Rochester's Black Sheep Theatre
Let's Go Out Tonight
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to Natalie Walton as Charlie Watts and Eddie Prunella as Nick Bleckman
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Sue Zuris
  • Meritorious Achievement in Playwriting to Justin Rielly

Rochester's Black Sheep Theatre
Best Laid Plans 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Performance to the Cast of Double Date 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Performance to the Cast of Family Affair 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Jared Lee Morgan and Kristy Angevine-Funderburk in Welcome to Norway 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Tina Hoffman and Lance Hoffman in Verbatim 
  • Excellence in Acting to Colleen DiVincenzo for her portrayal of Marieke in The Rub

Rome Community Theater
The Laramie Project 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Ensemble Acting to the Cast 
  • Excellence in Direction to Michael D. Brown 

Rome Community Theater
Wait Until Dark 
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Excellence in Overall Technical Design to Mike Sharp for Sound, Set and Light Designs 
  • Excellence in Acting to Emily Inman as Susy 
  • Excellence in Direction to Arnie Galin 
  • Meritorious in Acting to Alexa Lyness as Gloria 

Rome Community Theater
Rumors 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Eric Almleaf 
  • Excellence in Scenic Design and Decoration to John Frank, Kirstin Flynn Impicciatore and Denise Morganti 

Rome Community Theater
Pirates of Penzance 
 Adjudicator: Bob Frame
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Ken Maxwell for his portrayal of Pirate King in Pirates of Penzance
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Linda Potts for her portrayal of Ruth in Pirates of Penzance
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Michael Carbone for his portrayal of Frederic in Pirates of Penzance
  • Meritorious Achievement Barb Seaton for her Orchestral Conduction for Pirates of Penzance
  • Excellence in Performance to Claire Haile for her portrayal of Mabel in Pirates of Penzance

Rome Community Theater
An Evening of One Acts
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther

Tracks by Peter Tarsi
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Bill Moore as Old Man

Five Ex-Wives in ICU by Linda Thorsen Bond
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Meritorious Achievement in Lighting and Sound Design to Mike Sharp

Lemonade by James Prideaux
  • Excellence Award in Acting to Laurie Marshall
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Barb Seaton

The Last Trip by Mike Willis
  • Excellence Award in Ensemble Acting to the Cast

Soccer Mama by Carrie Printz
  • Excellence Award in Acting to Paula Bush as Ivy
  • Excellence Award in Acting to Kirstin Walker as Carlotta

Roving Actors Repertory Ensemble
Rumors
Adjudicator:  Bob Frame
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Chris Bailey for his portrayal of Lenny in Rumors 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Constance Lopez for her portrayal of Chris in Rumors 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Scenic Design and execution to Michael Rivenburg and Stephen Sanborn for Rumors 

RPI Players
The Mousetrap 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Production Design and Execution to the Production Team 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costume Design and Execution to Anatasia Feraco 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Performance to the Cast   
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Emily Kosmaczewski for her portrayal of Mollie   
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Brendan Freiller for his portrayal of Christopher Wren

RPI Players
Our Town 
Adjudicator:  Bob Frame
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Rob Stewart for his portrayal of the Stage Manager in Our Town 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Kyle Johnson for his portrayal of the Mr. Webb in Our Town 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the company of RPI Players production of Our Town 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Exhibition Design to Jefferson W. Kielwagen and Kasalina Maliamu Nabakooza for their Curation of Behind the scenes of Our Town 
  • Excellence in Collaboration to RPI Players, EMPAC, the School of HASS, Rensselaer Union, Rensselaer Choir and Seattle 4Culture for their production of Our Town 
  • Outstanding Achievement in Production Concept to Rebecca Rouse, Marc Destefano, Clare Johnson and Brendan Padgett for the RPI Players production of Our Town 

RPI Players
Capital
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Overall Direction to Christopher Guyon and Frank Leavitt 
  • Excellence in Overall Technical Design and Execution to Ryan Kutler, Micaila Dean, Jules Reimertz, Stephen Rancour, Brittany Rupp  and Deborah Lark 
  • Excellence in  Performance to the Cast 
  • Outstanding Achievement in Puppet Design and Construction to Calliana Faulk 

Schenectady Light Opera Company
Footloose 
Adjudicator:  Rusty Ritzel
  • Excellence in Production Design and Execution to the production team 
  • Excellence in Performance to the Cast   
  • Excellence in Choreography to Trish Scott 

Schenectady Light Opera Company
How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying 
Adjudicator:  Sally Gladden
  • Outstanding Ensemble Work to Director -Michael Camelo, Musical Director -Adrienne Sherman, Choreographer-Trish Scott-DemblingCast and Production Crew. 
  • Excellence in Performance to Nicholas Edwards as J. Pierrepont Finch
  • Excellence in Performance  to Christine Meglino as Rosemary Pilkington
  • Excellence in Performance to Kaeli Heffner as Hedy LaRue
  • Excellence in Costuming to Connie Rauhauser and her crew
 
Schenectady Light Opera Company
Cabaret
Adjudicator:  Sally Gladden
  • Outstanding Ensemble Work to Director - Peter Caracappa, Orchestra Conductor - Dan Galliher and the entire Cast and 
   Crews for their theatrical artistry. 
  • Outstanding choreography by Gregory Marsh and the KitKat ensemble. 
  • Outstanding Performance to Oliver Ord as Emcee. 
  • Outstanding Performance to Brittany Glenn as Sally Bowles. 
  • Excellence in Performance to Melissa Putter man Hoffman as Fraulein Schneider 

Seneca Community Players
The Addams Family 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Musical and Orchestral Conduction to Eric Koepke 
  • Excellence in Ensemble Performance to the Cast 
  • Excellence in Performance to Chris Boulter for his performance of Gomez 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to John Faylo for his portrayal of Uncle Fester 

Seneca Community Players
The Diary of Anne Frank
 Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Meritorious Achievement in Production Concept and Execution to the Director, Cast and Production Staff 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Emma DeGroff as Anne Frank 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting toJuan Espana II as Peter VanDaan 

Sherburne-Earlville High School Drama  Club
Evening of One Acts 
Adjudicator:  Arnie Galin
  • Meritorious Achievement to Colleen Law-Tefft for promoting, encouraging, and raising the standards of High School Theater.   

Sherburne-Earlville High School Drama  Club
Little Women
 Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Meritorious Achievement in Vocal Performance to Autumn Brewer as Marmee
  • Excellence in Acting to Harrison DuBois as Professor Bhaer
  • Excellence in Acting to Marie Moren as Jo
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costuming to Shari Taylor and Rose Tenney

Sherburne-Earlville High School Drama  Club
A Taste of Halloween 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Sylas Swingle for his portrayal of Tom 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Tessa Boise for her portrayal of Emily 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Angel Sheeley for her portrayal of Gretchen 
  • Excellence in Overall Direction to Colleen Law-Tefft 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Nova Frair for Rush to Judgement 
  • Excellence in Stage Management and Execution to Ann Campbell and her Stage Crew 

South Seneca Falcon Players
The Wiz
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Lighting Design to Mark Sinkiewicz 
  • Excellence in Vocal and Orchestral Direction to Mark Brown and Rebecca DeGrave 
  • Excellence in Direction and Production Concept and Execution to Tina Coville-Bauder 
  • Excellence in Choreography and Make Up Design  to Chad Eastman 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Performance to the Cast   
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Aden VanCleef for his portrayal of Tinman 

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop
Sweeney Todd 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Performance to the Cast 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Make Up and Hair Design to Melissa McTague 
  • Excellence in Technical Design and Execution of the Barber Chair to Tim Buckley 
  • Excellence in Performance to Heather Strauss for her performance of Mrs. Lovett 
  • Excellence in Performance to Tim Buckley for his performance of Pirelli 
  • Excellence in Performance to Kristopher Rosengrant for his performance of Anthony 

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop
One Act Festival
Adjudicator:  Diane Mashia
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to Jayden Ramsey and Nicole Lavere for "How Blue is My Crocodile"
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costuming to Dawn Perneszi  for "Aunt Maggity's Dark and Stormy Night"
  • Meritorious Achievement in choreography and dance to Kevin Cerda in "Bette and Me"

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop
Noises Off
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Excellence in Set Design to Jim Schmidt and Harold Tighe
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to cast of Noises Off and Nothing On.
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Jim Schmidt

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop
How I Met Your Mummy
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Kristopher Rosengrant as Melvin
  • Meritorious Achievement in Set Design and Construction to Harold Tighe and Jim Schmidt
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costume Design and Construction to Dawn Perneszi and Jenny Silverman

Theatre in the Mist
Miracle on 34th Street 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Rhett Durgan for his portrayal of Stuart Walker 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to John Jacoby for his portrayal of Fred Gayley 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Ron Ashker for his portrayal of Kris Kringle
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Anne Kurtis for her portrayal of  Doris Walker

Theatre in the Mist
Charlotte's Web
Adjudicator:  Rusty Ritzel
  • Meritorious Achievement in Storytelling 

The Two of Us Productions and the Roving Actor's Repertory Ensemble 
Peter Pan 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Acting to Constance Lopez for her portrayal of Peter Pan 
  • Excellence in Musical and Orchestral  Direction to Stephen Sanborn 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Hunter Anderson for his portrayals of Slightly and Nana 

Towne Players
Get Smart
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Mike Beiter

Watertown Lyric Theatre
You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Overall Direction to Stephen Wilson and Jonathan Cole 
  • Excellence in  Performance to the Cast 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Kaeleigh Elise for her portrayal of Sally   
  • Meritorious Achievement in Performance to Joshua Wilson for his portrayal of Schroeder 

Wellsville Secondary School Theatre 
Seussical
Adjudicator:  Joan Luther
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Matthew Sanders as the Mayor of Whoville 
  • Meritorious Achievement in Vocal Performance to Shannon Migliore as the Cat in the Hat 
  • Excellence in Choreography to Heidi Mangels 
  • Excellence in Production Design and Execution to the Directors, Design Staff and Crew 

Wells College
Rumors 
Adjudicator:  Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Ensemble Acting to the Cast 
  • Excellence in Acting to Devon Harris for his portrayal of Lenny Ganz
  • Excellence in Direction to Siouxsie Easter 
  • Excellence in Technical Design and Execution to Patti Goebel, Katelyn Costello, Rosalina Maassen and Barbara Murphy 

Wyoming County Bicentennial Singers
Eleemosynary  
Adjudicator:  Diane Mashia
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
These awards are based on three separate designations.  
Meritorious Achievement, Excellence and Outstanding Achievement.

Meritorious Achievement = Some advanced theatrical skill noted
Excellence  =  Theatrical skill base not routinely noted in non-professional theatre
Outstanding Achievement =   Theatrical skill base rarely seen in non-professional theatre

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