EVCT Annual Awards

East Valley Children’s Theatre is proud to be a part of the ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence, an organization that promotes excellence in theatre in the metropolitan Phoenix area.

EVCT also is recognized by the National Youth Theatre every year for outstanding achievement in children’s theatre.

2016-2017 Season

Congratulations to all the great performers and designers we had at East Valley Children’s Theatre this past 2016-2017 season.  You were all amazing.

A special congratulations to the award winners and nominees for the 12th Annual National Youth Arts Awards and ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence, we are all very proud you were a part of our tremendous season.

National Youth Arts Awards

Awards:

Lead Actress (Junior Division): Isabelle Jensen as Sara in A Little Princess

Supporting Actress in a Musical: Elizabeth Schaible as Scarecrow in OZ!

Supporting Actress in a Play: Kylie Burge as Imogene Herdman in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Supporting Actor (Junior Division): Christian Armanti as Toto in OZ!

Ensemble: OZ!

Nominations:

Lead Actress in a Musical: Abby Potts as Dorothy in OZ!

Lead Actor in a Play: Calvin Mugge as Winston in The Heroes of Olim

Lead Actor in a Play: Tim Swanson as Barnaby in The Heroes of Olim

Lead Actress in a Play: Paige VanConant as Agnes in The Heroes of Olim

Supporting Actress in a Musical: McKenzie Elias as Wicked Witch of the West in OZ!

Supporting Actress in a Musical: Rachael Lunt as Miss Minchin in A Little Princess

Supporting Actor in a Play: Zachary Cacciacaro as Janus in The Heroes of Olim

Supporting Actor in a Play: Owen Wrather as Prince Hugh in The Heroes of Olim

Supporting Actress in a Play: Elizabeth Schaible as Princess Elena in The Heroes of Olim

Supporting Actress in a Play: Paige VanConant as Mrs. Bradley in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Karsten Flake as Becky in A Little Princess

Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Mia McFarland as Emma in The Heroes of Olim

Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Genevieve Saylor as Alice in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Moranda Smith as Gladys in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Featured Actor in a Musical: Jaden Schneider as Guardian of the Gates #2 in OZ!

Featured Actor in a Musical: Owen Wrather as Guardian of the Gates #1 in OZ!

Ensemble: A Little Princess

Costume Design: Barbara Jakucki for OZ!

Set Design: Dori A. Brown for The Heroes of Olim

Hair/Makeup Design: Kendra Matthews for The Heroes of Olim

ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence

Nominations

Paige VanConant – Lead Actress Play – The Heroes of Olim

Calvin Mugge – Lead Actor Play – The Heroes of Olim

Tim Sawnson – Lead Actor Play – The Heroes of Olim

Karen Rolson – Director – The Heroes of Olim

Claire Howard – Original Script – The Heroes of Olim

Moranda Smith – Supporting Actress Play – The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Ryder Gailmard – Supporting Actor Play – The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Kendra Matthews – Makeup and Hair Design – The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Barbara Jakucki – Costume Design – OZ!

Beth Mosey – Makeup and Hair Design – OZ!

Karen Rolston – Artistic Specialization – Media Production  – OZ!