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Catawba College Theatre Arts Students and Productions Nominated for 2004-2005 Metrolina Theatre Awards

September 07, 2005

Category: Academics, Faculty, Students, Theatre Arts


Some Catawba College Theatre Arts students and a theatre production have been nominated for 2004-2005 Metrolina Theatre Awards.  

Catawba’s “The Marriage of Figaro” was nominated for Outstanding Production and several of its cast and crew members also received nominations.   The nominees and their categories include:  

Joey Yow, a junior from High Point who played Figaro, nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – Male; Candace Neal, a sophomore from Waxhaw who played Suzanne, nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a leading Role – Female; Rory Dunn, a senior from Vale who played Count Almaviva; Justin Johnson, a sophomore from Fuquay Varina who played Cherubin the Intern; and Chris Lindsay, a 2005 graduate from Kernersville who played Bartholo the Doctor; all nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role – Male; Jessica Taige, a sophomore from Wauwatosa, Wis. who played Countess Rosine   Almaviva, nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role – Female; Shea Walker, a 2005 graduate from Salisbury, nominated for Outstanding Costume Design; David Pulliam, a professor of theatre arts, nominated for Outstanding Director and Outstanding Set Design; and Chris Zink, an associate professor of theatre arts, nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design.  

Other Catawba College students who were nominated for an award and their respective categories include Anthony Johnson, a 2005 graduate from Burlington who played Larry Foreman/Junior Mister in “The Cradle Will Rock,” for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – Male; and Sarah Koerner, a sophomore from Rocky Mount who played Danker/Ella in “The Cradle Will Rock,” for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – Female.  

The Metrolina Theatre Awards Extravaganza will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 in the McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square in Charlotte.   For more details, call 704-372-1000 or visit the Metrolina Theatre website at www.metrolinatheatre.org.