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Catawba College Theatre Arts Students and Productions Nominated for 2006-2007 Metrolina Theatre Awards

September 04, 2007

Category: Academics, Students, Theatre Arts


Some Catawba College Theatre Arts students and productions have been nominated for 2006-2007 Metrolina Theatre Awards. The fourth annual awards ceremony is scheduled Sept. 16th at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square in Charlotte.

Catawba nominees in various categories include:

Outstanding Production:  "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying" and "The Pillowman."

Outstanding Performance by an Actor – Male: senior Daniel S. Hines of Yorktown, Va., as Katurian Katurian in "The Pillowman," and senior Michael Lasris of Seaford, Va., as J. Pierrepont Finch in "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying."

Outstanding Performance by an Actor – Female: junior Betsy Foster of Baltimore, Md., as Rosemary in "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying."

Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor – Male: senior Jeremy S. Kinser of Matthews as Michal Katurian and senior Andy McCain of Mequon, Wis., as Tupolski, both in "The Pillowman."

Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor – Female: 2007 graduate Jessica Moretti of Charlotte as Hedy LaRue  and junior Cecilia Runge of Milford, N.J., as Smitty, both in "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying."

Outstanding Cameo Performance: junior Jared S. Kenish of Glassboro, N.J. as The Jolly Wicket and 2007 graduates Danielle M. Papet of Glassboro, N.J., and Lisa Ponce of Tolland, Conn., both as secretary/scrubwoman in "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying."

Outstanding Director: 2007 graduate Joey Yow of High Point for "The Pillowman."

Outstanding Choreography: 2007 graduate Meredith Fox of Elon for "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying."

Outstanding Musical Direction: Catawba Theatre Arts Adjunct Laurie Klaus of Salisbury for "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying."

Outstanding Lighting Design: Catawba Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Christopher Zink for "The Pillowman."

Outstanding Sound Design: junior Jordan Hunt of Hartford, Wis., for "The Pillowman."

Outstanding Costume Design: senior Sam Brooks of Seaford, Va., for "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying."

Outstanding Set Design: senior Ellen Hindman of Spartanburg, S.C., for "The Pillowman."

Outstanding Special Technical Effect: Joey Yow, Ellen Hindman and Christopher Zink (all aforementioned) for projection design in "The Pillowman."

For other details on the nominees and the awards ceremony, visit the Metrolina Theatre website at www.metrolinatheatre.org.