The following information was supplied by the Troy Theatre Ensemble.
We received notification of our awards and nominations in the Eastern Division this past August. For the fifth straight year, the TTE has been honored with recognition from the nation-wide organization whose purpose, according to its mission statement, is “to support, inspire, give feedback, and encourage the youth theatre community of America, to increase interest and visibility of youth theatre events, to offer theatres, instructors, and actors a medium through which they can connect, and to assist in building a helpful and supportive youth theatre community.”
For our November 2011 production, ALMOST MAINE:
- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play - Skye Macrae Curtis for her portrayal of the character of Marci.
- Also, the entire company of this production was honored with a Outstanding Ensemble for a Play for the show.
Nominations included Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play, Evan Best as Jimmy; Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play, Maggie Steele as Glory; and Outstanding Direction of a Play, TTE director Rick Bodick.
For our March 2012 musical, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE :
- Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical - Peter Rohweder for his role as Aldolpho.
- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical - Charia Rose McDonald for her portrayal of the title character.
Nominations included Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical, Jason LaCombe as Man in Chair; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Brooke Flaggman as Janet van deGraaff. An Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical nomination was cited for Meg Brokenshire for the role of Kitty.
Congratulations to everyone on the well-deserved recognition!
For more information about the awards & the selection process, visit www.nationalyouththeatre.com.