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Congratulations to our Winners and Nominees – National Youth Arts.

Awards:
Outstanding Production (Junior Division): The Journey of You
Lead Actress in a Musical: Quinn D’Andrea as Belle in Beauty and the Beast
Lead Actor (Junior Division): Diego Pasillas as You in The Journey of You
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Zoe D’Andrea as Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast
Featured Actress (Junior Division): Jordan McKnight as Pixa Villager/Solo Contortion in The Journey of You
Group Vocal Performance (Junior Division): Asia Aragone, Rachel Albrecht, Maggie Tomkins as Singers in The Journey of You
Ensemble: Beauty and the Beast
Ensemble (Junior Division): The Journey of You
Original Music: Molly Chapman for Sticks and Stones in The Journey of You
Choreography: Lauren Blair for Beauty and the Beast

Nominations:
Outstanding Production: Beauty and the Beast
Outstanding Production (Junior Division): Freckleface Strawberry
Lead Actor in a Musical: Scott Senior as The Beast in Beauty and the Beast
Lead Actor (Junior Division): Jonah Neustadt as Charlie Bucket in Willy Wonka
Lead Actress (Junior Division): Zoe D’Andrea as Freckleface in Freckleface Strawberry
Lead Actress (Junior Division): Fiona Porter as Alice in Alice in Wonderland
Guest Actress: Aliya Stuart as Teacher/Mother in Freckleface Strawberry
Supporting Actor in a Musical: James Olivas as Gaston in Beauty and the Beast
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Chanelle O’Neill as Ballet Girl in Freckleface Strawberry
Supporting Actor (Junior Division): Jake Schroeder as Augustus Gloop in Willy Wonka
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Jazmin Chang as Arikara, The Spirit Guide in The Journey of You
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Celeste Copeland as Natsu, The Spirit Guide in The Journey of You
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Mary Alex Daniels as Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Delaney Joy as Mrs. Bucket in Willy Wonka
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Joey Maya as Duchess in Alice in Wonderland
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Benni Ruby as Violet Beauregarde in Willy Wonka
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Sophie Salisbury as Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Zelda Saltzman as Mike Teavee in Willy Wonka
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Kaelyn Whaley as Amay in The Journey of You
Featured Actress in a Musical: Chanelle O’Neill as Babette in Beauty and the Beast
Featured Actress in a Play: Brenna Canelli as Mock Turtle in Alice in Wonderland
Ensemble (Junior Division): Willy Wonka
Costume Design: Bella Circo Productions/Terill Teran for The Journey of You
Choreography: Lauren Blair for Willy Wonka
Choreography: Christopher James Culberson for Freckleface Strawberry
Direction: Nathalie Yves Gaulthier for The Journey of You
Direction: Anne Gesling for Beauty and the Beast
New Play: Nathalie Yves Gaulthier for The Journey of YouNYA Logo

 

Y.E.S.
The Youth Education/Entertainment Series Presents:

Pinkalicious

Back by Popular Demand!

July 9th ~ 24th, Saturday at 11am & 2pm, Sunday at 11am

Eating too many pink cupcakes has rosy consequences in this engaging new family musical about a girls obsession with the color pink, based on the popular children’s book series by sisters Victoria and Elizabeth Kann. Pinkalicious, The Musical had successful runs in New York and Toronto, and the Morgan-Wixson Theatre is proud to present once again this extremely popular play – with a mostly returning  local and talented cast – as part of its award-winning Youth Education/Entertainment Series (Y.E.S.).

Get your Tickets now!
You don’t want to miss it!

Reviews – http://www.experiencela.com/calendar/event/35781

New Shakespeare Festival

NEW SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

Bill Wilday is directing a series of Shakespearean one-acts that take a focused look at the women in Shakespeare’s plays.  Some very excellent actresses have taken these roles.

Pippin

Pippin
Book by Roger O. Hirson; Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz; Based on the story of Pippin, son of Charlemagne

March 16 – April 14, 2007

Directed by Anne Gesling

Produced by S

PIPPIN is a hip, tongue-in-cheek, anachronistic fairy tale that captivated Broadway audiences and continues to appeal to the young at heart everywhere. The story follows the travels and dreams of a young prince longed to discover the secret of true happiness and fulfillment. He sought it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, he found it in the simple pleasures of home and family.