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Festival Awards
Roving Adjudicator Merit Awards
2021 Roving Adjudicator Merit Awards
November 1, 2020 - October 31, 2021
The Acting Out Playhouse
13 The Musical
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Stephen D’Ambrosio for his portrayal of Evan Goldman
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Nathan Durgin for his portrayal of Archie
  • Excellence in Ensemble Performance to the Cast
  • Excellence in Musical Direction to Dom Pascullo
  • Excellence in Direction to Terry Odell
  • Excellence in Performance to Brenna Connolly for her portrayal of Patrice
  • Excellence in Vocal Performance to Alyssa Estrada
  • Excellence in Performance to Grace Hoey for her portrayal of Lucy

Confetti Stage
The Choice
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Mani McCalmon for her portrayal of Selma
  • Excellence in Playwriting to Adele Costa
  • Excellence in Direction to Siobhan Shea

Confetti Stage
Great Humanity
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Meritorious Achievement in Playwriting to Matt Reichel

Confetti Stage
Not Even One
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Playwriting to Lydia Nightingale
  • Excellence in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Excellence in Direction to Linda Shirey
  • Meritorious Achievement in Lighting to Nick Nealon and Linda Shirey
  • Meritorious Achievement in Costuming to the Cast

Confetti Stage
Painting Moonlight
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Excellence in Playwriting to Laura Darling
  • Excellence in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Excellence in Direction to Joe Plock
  • Meritorious Achievement in Technical Execution to Joe Plock and his Production Staff

Fabius-Pompey High School
You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Musical Direction to Jacob Stebly
  • Meritorious Achievement in Videography to Dylan Spencer and Susan Schoonmaker

Indian River High School
Lockdown / 26 Pebbles
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Excellence for Continued Production Value and Theatrical Risk in the Producing of Theatre that is Educational, Challenging and Thought Provoking to the Directors, Casts and Crews

Little Theatre of Watertown
The Women of Lockerbie
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Excellence in Direction to Kristie L. Farr

New York Thespians
Kodachrome
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Afia Kapadwala for her portrayal of the Librarian
  • Excellence in Direction to Kristie L. Farr

Sherburne-Earlville High School Drama Club
Greek Tragedy and Russian Revolution
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Darbi Dean for the portrayal of Collective Roles
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Justine Strauss for the portrayal of Collective Roles
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Bobbi Clarkson for the portrayal of Collective Roles

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop
Hate Mail
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Sally Gladden and Bunny Woloszcak

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop
It’s a Wonderful Life – Radio Play
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to the Cast
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Sally Gladden for her portrayal of Mary
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Tim Reid - Multiple Roles
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Jean Eifert - Multiple Roles
  • Meritorious Achievement in Acting to Keith Prince for his portrayal of George
  • Excellence in Technical Coordination and Sound Design/Execution to Hannah Veety and Ethan King

Wells College Theatre
Greek Tragedy
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
  • Excellence in Acting to Katie Ostrander for her portrayal of Jennifer
  • Excellence in Acting to Brookel Sabella for her portrayal of Anna
  • Excellence in Theatrical Collaboration and Production of New Works to Wells College Theatre and the Farm Theater
  • Excellence in Direction to Siouxsie Easter

Wellsville Secondary School Theatre
202(1 Acts)
Adjudicator: Paul Nelson
  • Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast of 202(1 Acts)
  • Meritorious Achievement in Direction to Diane Willard
  • Excellence in Ensemble Acting to the Cast of Please Have a Seat and Someone Will Be With You Shortly
  • Excellence in Ensemble Acting to the Cast of MOTB
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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