The ASA Theatre Arts Department has won 7 awards from the National Youth Arts Awards for the Western Region for the 2015-2016 season. The department also received 15 additional nominations. The competition involved over 500 productions from over 160 member organizations in 70 cities spanning 15 states. The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, Sept 11, 2016, at Valley Youth Theatre. For more information about the winners and nominations, and tickets to the event, visit their website.
And the winners are….
Lead Actor in a Musical: Ethan Shanker as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors
Lead Actress in a Musical: Ally Lansdowne as Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Alex Tuchi as Orin, et al. in Little Shop of Horrors
Supporting Actress in a Play: Talya Ginsberg as Ariel in The Tempest
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): McKenzie Kyte as Carmen/Witch in Gretel and Hansel
Ensemble: Little Shop of Horrors
Youth Orchestra: Little Shop of Horrors