Awards & Nominations

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

Congratulations to all the great performers and designers we had at East Valley Children’s Theatre in 2022-2023 season.  You were all amazing!

A special congratulations to the award winners and nominees for the 15th Annual National Youth Arts Awards (EVCT earned 5 awards and 15 nominations!) and ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence, we are all very proud you were a part of our tremendous season.

ariZoni Awards
National Youth Arts Awards

EVCT Awards

ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence (2022-2023)

Best Actor in a Major Roll, youth play

Beauty and the Beast, Brody Willette-Zebell, as Beast

Best Director of a Youth Play

Beauty and the Beast, Bryanna Patrick Blanco

Best Original Script, youth musical

The Frog Prince, by Marcus Yi

Best Original Score, youth musical

The Frog Prince, by Marcus Yi

EVCT Nominations

ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence (2022-2023)

EVCT Awards

National Youth Arts Awards (2019-2020)

Artist of the Year

Kylie Burge
Anna in EVCT’s Frozen Jr., Toffee in Zombie Prom and Katherine Blake in Freaky Friday @ Perry High School

Lead Performance in a Play

Kassandra Diaz
as Alejandra in Space Mission #5379: Saving Rachel Nevada

Lead Performance (Junior Division)

Ashley Gebhard
Anna in EVCT’s Frozen Jr., Toffee in Zombie as RJ in Space Mission #5379: Saving Rachel Nevada

Supporting Performance (Junior Division)

Marco Velasquez
as Olaf in Frozen Jr.

Sound Design

Karen Rolston
for Space Mission #5379: Saving Rachel Nevada

National Youth Arts Awards

EVCT Nominations

National Youth Arts Awards (2019-2020)

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