Recent Festival Awards

Festival award winners

Festival 53

EVENT NAME SCHOOL TITLE
Horace Robinson/Jack Watson Award Joe Jacoby North Idaho College  
Gold Medallion Ed Trujillo Retired, Diablo Valley College   
PARTICIPATING PRODUCTIONS      
Participating Production   Southern Oregon University Dead Man’s Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl
Participating Production   Western Washington University how to clean your room (and remember all your trauma) by J. Chavez
Participating Production   Sacramento State University Sweat by Lynn Nottage
Participating Production   Spokane Falls Community College Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Taylor Mac
Participating Production   University of Colorado, Boulder She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms by Qui Nguyen
Participating Production   California State University East Bay Blood at the Root by Dominique Morisseau
Showcase Production Kevin Neighbors   Versatile
CSU SUMMER ARTS       
Scholarship Bailey Patterson University of Wyoming  
Scholarship Elyse Bradford George Fox University  
Scholarship Kaitlyn Richards CSU Sacramento  
Scholarship Megan Jones Spokane Falls Community College  
Scholarship Khari Haynes Sacramento State University  
Scholarship Sammi Pietranza Humboldt State University  
Scholarship Miles Meckling CSU Sacramento  
Scholarship Michael Galvin Central Washington University  
DTM STAGE MANAGEMENT      
Honorable Mention Katie Kinslow Colorado State University Boy Gets Girl
Honorable Mention Tiffany May  West Valley College Into the Woods
Regional Award for Achievement Ryan Singh Boise State University Christmas Carol
KCACTF National Award for Excellence in Stage Management Loren Boesch Colorado State University How I Learned to Drive
Masterclass Award Finlay Kuester,
Aimee’ Le Roi,
Michael Montanus,
Maren Bowie
   
GEORGE R CALDWELL SCHOLARLY PAPER      
Undergraduate Scholarly Paper Meritorious Achievement David Fisher North Idaho College “Local Theatre in Northern Idaho: Hate Has No Role in Our Community”
Undergraduate Scholarly Paper Meritorious Achievement Dee Miller University of Wyoming “African Theatrical Tradition and History”
Undergraduate Scholarly Paper Award Alen Tran Linfield University “The Onnagata: A Reflection of Edo Period Views of Femininity”
Graduate Scholarly Paper Award Keenan Shionalyn Central Washington University “Subversion and Reification of Mixed Race and Queer Tropes: The Triumphs and Downfalls of Lovecraft Country”
LMDA/KCACTF STUDENT DRAMATURGY      
LMDA/KCACTF Student Dramaturgy Award: Kevin Harris Western Washington University  
KCACTF/LORT ASPIRE LEADERSHIP FELLOWS      
Meritorious Achievement Alexis Elisa Macedo CSU Fresno  
Leadership Fellows Alternate Esteban Richter UC Santa Cruz  
Leadership Fellows Finalist Gwynnevere Cristobal Humboldt State University  
NATIONAL PLAYWRITING PROGRAM (NPP)      
Region 7 John Cauble One-Act Play Honoree:  W. Barnett Marcus Western Washington University “Gimme a Sign”
Region 7 John Cauble One-Act Play Honoree Hope Winsor  Western Washington University “First Step: An Ode to Wham!”
Region 7 Gary Garrison:  Kevin Harris Western Washington University “Spiked”
Region 7 Gary Garrison 10-Min Play Honoree Jessica Moreland Western Washington University “Tidal Lock”
Region VII National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting Award Honoree:  Daniel Repp  Western Washington University “Good Heavens!”
STAGECRAFT INSTITUTE OF LAS VEGAS      
1 Week Internship Kat Yo University of Portland  
1 Week Internship Des Aguilera Humboldt State University  
1 Week Internship Erin Sellers Gonzaga University  
1 Week Internship Brindlge Brundage University of Idaho  
1 Week Internship Gillian Ortega University of Oregon  
1 Week Internship Amanda Henney University of Oregon  
1 Week Internship Hope Bellinger George Fox University  
1 Week Internship Erin Tsue Gonzaga University  
1 Week Internship Johnathan Billington George Fox University  
1 Week Internship Mason Dill Colorado State University  
1 Week Internship David Juarez CSU East Bay  
1 Week Internship Alex Campbell CSU East Bay  
1 Week Internship Desiree Galvez CSU East Bay  
1 Week Internship Sarah LePiere Colorado State University  
1 Week Internship Morgan Lessman Colorado State University  
 1 Week Internship Anthony DeCosmo Colorado State University  
Don Childs Cross-Discipline Collaboration Award David Juarez,
Alex Campbell,
Desiree Galvez
CSU East Bay Blood At the Root
Don Childs Cross-Discipline Collaboration Award Sarah LePierre,
Morgan Lessman,
Anthony DeCosmo
Colorado State University Concord Floral
THEATRE DESIGN TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (DTM)      
Legacy Award for Excellence: 1st Time Presenter Rachel Gulotta Lewis Clark State College  
SPAM: “Society of Properities Artisan Managers” Award for Excellence in Properties Design Rachael Fry Boise State University A Christmas Carol
Vectorworks Award for Design, Technology, and Management Johnathan Billington George Fox University  
*Allied Design Honorable Mention – Puppet Design  Kimberlee Wilson American River College Lysistrata
Allied Design Honorable Mention- Unapologetic Theatre: Found Object Crafting – Honorable Mention Bob Tait Boise State University A Christmas Carol
Allied Design – Regional Award for Achievement Kat Yo University of Portland The Imoogi Myth
Randy Lutz Allied Design & Technology Award (formerly the National Award for Excellence in Allied Crafts) Brindle Brundage University of Idaho The Moors
Innovation in Digital Theatre Production                         Sara LePiere Colorado State University Concord Floral
Innovation in Design for Community Engagement and Social Justice Kat Yo University of Portland Where is Home
MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITION SCHOLARSHIP (MTSA)      
Open Jar Scholarship Recipient Hannah Verdi     University of Idaho  
Meritorious Achievement:   Alisa Muench      Central Washington University  
Musical Theatre Scholarship Finalist Hannah Verdi     University of Idaho  
NATIONAL DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY (SDC)      
Meritorious Achievement:  Katie Ginther Western Washington University  
Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Directing Fellowship Erin Smith Western Washington University  
INSTITUTE FOR THEATRE JOURNALISM AND ADVOCACY (ITJA)      
Meritorious Achievement Katie Schreiber Western Washington University  
Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy Award Elijah Rakha-Sheketoff  Western Washington University  
NATIONAL PLAYWRITING PROGRAM (NPP)      
Scenic Design – Honorable Mention Xander Claypool Gonzaga University Antigone
Future Promise in Scenic Design – Honorable Mention  Amanda Henney Univeristy of Oregon The Rocky Horror Show
Future Promise in Scenic Design – Honorable Mention  Gillian Ortega Univeristy of Oregon Hedda Gabler
Scenic Design – Regional Award for Achievement Maxi Muessig University of Oregon Sons of the Profits
Scenic Design – Barbizon National Award for Excellence in Scenic Design Brindle Brundage University of Idaho The Revolutionists
Costume Design – Honorable Mention Erin Sellers Gonzaga University Saints at the Rave
Costume Design – Honorable Mention Amber MacLean Santa Rosa Junior College Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express
Costume Design – Regional Award for Achievement Alexa Schluchter George Fox University Passage by Christopher Chen
Costume Design – Barbizon National Award for Excellence in Costume Design Emily Feil CSU East Bay Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Lighting Design – Honorable Mention Johnathan Billington George Fox University Silent Sky
Lighting Design – Honorable Mention Erin Tsue Gonzaga University Divine Fallacy
Lighting Design – Regional Award for Achievement Desiree Galvez CSU East Bay Blood at the Root
Lighting Design – Barbizon National Award for Excellence in Lighting Design Kat Yo University of Portland The Dragon
Sound Design – Honorable Mention Kira Dean Gonzaga University Saints at the Rave
Sound Design – Regional Award for Achievement Hope Bellinger George Fox University The Passage
Sound Design – KCACTF National Award for Excellence in Sound Design Andrew Yoder University of Idaho The Moors
IREEN RYAN SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION      
Irene Ryan VASTA Gillian Rains  Sacramento City College  
Irene Ryan Alternate Bailey Patterson University of Wyoming  
Irene Ryan Award Katarina Tyler University of Wyoming #NAME?