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.

2018-2019 Season

Congratulations to all the great performers and designers we hadat East Valley Children’s Theatre in 2018-2019 season.  You were all amazing!

A special congratulations to the award winners and nominees for the 14th 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:

Artist of the Year: Elizabeth Schaible (Imogene in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Jaime in The Lost Boys of Neverland, Gertrude in Seussical Jr. @ East Valley Children’s Theatre)

Lead Performance in a Musical: Tré Moore as Cat in the Hat in Seussical Jr.

Supporting Performance in a Musical: Suzy Olson as Mayzie in Seussical Jr.

EnsembleSeussical Jr.

Costume Design: Barbara Jackuki for Seussical Jr.

Set Design: Dori Brown for Seussical Jr.

Direction: Karen Rolston for The Lost Boys of Neverland

New Works: M. Tanner Morris for The Lost Boys of Neverland

Nominations:

Outstanding Production: Seussical Jr.

Lead Performance in a Musical: Charles Moore as Horton in Seussical

Lead Performance in a Play: Connor Besemer as Hook in The Lost Boys of Neverland

Lead Performance in a Play: Tré Moore as Lizard in Camelot and Camelittle

Lead Performance (Junior Division): Rylee Scott as Mule in Camelot and Camelittle

Lead Performance (Junior Division): Olivia VanSlyke as Ruth in Camelot and Camelittle

Lead Performance (Junior Division): Kailana Williams as Beth in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Supporting Performance in a Musical: Kassandra Diaz as Helen Armstrong in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Supporting Performance in a Play: Kassandra Diaz as Morgana Le Fay in Camelot and Camelittle

Supporting Performance in a Play: Charles Moore as George in The Lost Boys of Neverland

Supporting Performance in a Play: Tré Moore as Smee in The Lost Boys of Neverland

Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Kylan Chait as JoJo in Seussical Jr.

Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Florence Horn as Alice in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Iris VanSlyke as Gladys in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Marco Velasquez as Frog in Camelot and Camelittle

Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Marco Velasquez as Slightly in The Lost Boys of Neverland

Featured Performance in a Musical: Ellie Takeuchi as Sour Kangaroo in Seussical Jr.

Featured Performance in a Musical: Jordan Schneider as Mr. Mayor in Seussical Jr.

Ensemble: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Ensemble: Camelot and Camelittle

Ensemble: The Lost Boys of Neverland

Costume Design: Barbara Jackuki for Camelot and Camelittle

Costume Design: Barbara Jackuki for The Lost Boys of Neverland

Fight Choreography: Aaron Blanco for The Lost Boys of Neverland

Hair/Makeup Design: Cori Johnson for The Lost Boys of Neverland

Choreography: Jennifer Grisham-Dobbs for Seussical Jr.

Direction: Joel Cranson for Camelot and Camelittle

Direction: Jere Van Patten for Seussical Jr.

New Works: Stacey Lane for Camelot and Camelittle

ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence (2018-2019)

Nominations:

** Indicates Winner of a 2018-2019 ariZoni Award

 
Congratulations to all or our nominees for ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence for this past season.

Overall Production – Musical – Seussical Jr.

Overall Production – Play – Camelot and Camelittle and  **The Lost Boys of Neverland

Original Script –

Camelot and Camelittle – Stacey Lane

   **The Lost Boys of Neverland – Tanner Morris

Actress in a Major Roll 

   ** Seussical Jr. – Elizabeth Schaible

The Lost Boys of Neverland – Elizabeth Schaible

Actor in a Major Roll

Seussical Jr. – Tre Moore

Camelot and Camelittle – Tre Moore

The Lost Boys – Connor Besemer

The Lost Boys – Harrison Graham

Actress in a Supporting Roll 

Camelot and Camelittle – Kassandra Diaz

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, the musical – Elizabeth Schaible

Actor in a Supporting Roll –

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, the musical – Marco Velasquez

The Lost Boys of Neverland – Carter Hurlburt

The Lost Boys of Neverland – Jake Stabinsky

   **The Lost Boys of Neverland – Tre Moore

The Lost Boys of Neverland – Mason Brummond

Rising Star –

Camelot and Camelittle – Olivia VanSlyke

** Seussical Jr. – Kylan Chait

Director 

   **Camelot and Camelittle – Joel Cranson

Seussical Jr. – Jere Van Patten

   **The Lost Boys of Neverland – Karen Rolston

Choreography 

Seussical Jr. – Jennifer Grisham-Dobbs

The Lost Boys of Neverland – Lauren Kobza

Scenic Design 

Camelot and Camelittle – Tiana Torrilhon

The Lost Boys of Neverland – Tiana Torrilhon

Costume Design 

Seussical Jr. – Barbara Jakucki

The Lost Boys of Neverland – Barbara Jakucki

Hair and Makeup Design 

Camelot and Camelittle – Cori Johnson

Seussical Jr. – Kendra Matthews, Brittany Fleming

Lighting Design – Camelot and Camelittle – Zane Petiford

Sound Design 

Camelot and Camelittle – Karen Rolston

The Lost Boys of Neverland – Karen Rolston

Props Design 

Seussical Jr. – Karen Rolston

Camelot and Camelittle – Karen Rolston

Fight Choreography – The Lost Boys of Neverland – Aaron Blanco