High School Drama Awards
Our 4th Annual High School Drama Awards Ceremony
Will be presented by Prime Stage Theatre on January 29, 2024
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SLB RADIO: YOUTH EXPRESS: 4TH ANNUAL DRAMA AWARDS, JAY, KAYLEE & MARENA
From 02/10/2024: Prime Stage Theatre 4th Annual Drama Awards honorees Jay Zhu (12th grade, Shady Side Academy), Kaylee Dunham (12th grade, Fox Chapel Area High School) and Marena Miller (10th grade, Our Lady of Sacred Heart) discussing their work on non-musical productions in their communities.
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Avonworth High School, Carlynton High School, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School, North Allegheny Intermediate High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Shady Side Academy Senior School, Pine-Richland High School, Deer Lakes High School, Quaker Valley High School, Penn Hills High School, Hampton High School, Fox Chapel High School.
The High School Drama Awards are designed to reward excellence in high-school drama for non-musical productions: one act or full length. We will accept participating schools on a first come, first served basis. The production must be completely student run, and each student must be directly responsible for that department’s activities. Because all positions involved in producing a stage production are important, our award categories include both backstage and onstage roles.
We hope that you will join us in bringing recognition to the students who work so hard to bring drama to their audiences. By doing so, you will also be helping to keep drama alive in our schools and on our stages.
If you would like more information about the Drama Awards please complete the 5th Annual High School Drama Awards Interest Form.Please consider donating to this important program - Donate Today!
3rd Annual Drama Awards
Thank you for a wonderful evening last night. I can't tell you how much I enjoyed seeing these kids and their performances and excitement. Seeing those kids cheer for each other and interact was wonderful. - quote from a parent.
And the Awards went to:
Best Actor, Jack Exline - Pine-Richland High School
Best Actress, Madison Emekter - North Allegheny Intermediate High School
Best Supporting Actor, Morgan Adams - Deer Lakes High School
Best Supporting Actress, Brianna Thel - Pine-Richland High School
Best Student Director, Kiera Waldo - Penn Hills High School
Best Student Stage Manager, Ayli Davidson - Shady Side Academy Senior School
Best Student Lighting Design. Brady Bandik - Thomas Jefferson High School
Best Student Sound Designs, Payton Sciere & Brandon Smidl - Avonworth High School
Best Student Costume Design, Sofia Libert - Fox Chapel High School
Best Student Prop Design, Mary Skundrich - Pine-Richland High School
Best Student Crew, Team - Carlynton High School
Best Overall Production - Pine-Richland High School
The 3rd Annual Drama Awards Participating Schools
Avonworth High School
Carlynton High School
Deer Lakes High School
Fox Chapel High School
North Allegheny Intermediate High School
Penn Hills High School
Pine-Richland High School
Shady Side Academy Senior School
Thomas Jefferson High School
There are 16 award categories:
|Best Student Prop Design
|Best Student Costume Design
|Best Supporting Actor
|Best Student Makeup Design
|Best Supporting Actress
|Best Student Use of Creative Technical Effects
|Best Student Director
|Best Student Sound Design
|Best Student Stage Manager
|Best Student Scenic Design
|Best Overall Production
|Best Student Lighting Design
|Best Student Program/Poster Design
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