2021-2022 Orchid & OCTAfest Convention Awards

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NAMED AWARDS 

  • ART ROUSE AWARD – Bunny Arszman
  • MARIO PITOCCO AWARD – Elaine Michael
  • ROGER GROOMS AWARD –Danny Davies
  • PRESIDENT’S AWARD – Joy Sharp & Mary Stone
  • RISING STAR AWARD – Jake Hart (MPI), Sophie Grant (TDW), James Major (ACTUP), Molly Sexton (CMT), Stephanie Mackris (LSC), Katie Werner (MCP) & Parker Culp (CSP)
  • SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY THEATRE AWARD – Amanda Emmons Shumate & Elaine Volker

OCTA_logoEXCERPTS INVITED TO REPRESENT THE SOUTHWEST REGION AT STATE

  • BRIGHT STAR – The Drama Workshop
  • THE OUTSIDER – Mariemont Players
  • THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE – Tri-County Players (Alternate, also performing at State)

EXCERPT AWARDS 

Below is the list of OCTA awards for the shows that excerpted over the weekend.

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
Queen City Productions

  • MERIT IN I LOVE YOU TRIO MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – Erica Wilson
  • MERIT IN I LOVE YOU TRIO MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – Maddie Smith
  • MERIT IN I LOVE YOU TRIO MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – Kevin Dunaway

BRIGHT STAR
The Drama Workshop

  • MERIT IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE AS BILLY – Nicholas Dunker
  • MERIT IN ACTING AS MAX –  Rob Bucher
  • EXCELLENCE IN CHOREOGRAPHY – Dennis Murphy
  • EXCELLENCE IN CHOREOGRAPHY – Denise Schnieders
  • EXCELLENCE IN ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE – The Musicians
  • EXCELLENCE IN COSTUMING – Dennis Murphy
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE AS JIMMY RAY- Peyton Hahn
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE AS MAYOR – Forrest Fairley
  • EXCELLENCE IN ENSEMBLE – The Cast of BRIGHT STAR
  • OUTSTANDING IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE AS ALICE – Stefanie Adams
  • OUTSTANDING IN DIRECTION – Dennis Murphy
  • OUTSTANDING IN MUSICAL DIRECTION – Linda Abbott

FALSETTOS
Cincinnati Music Theatre

  • MERIT IN SET CREW – Paul Hahn
  • MERIT IN DIRECTION – Amanda Marasch
  • MERIT IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE AS JASON – Leland Parker McGuire
  • MERIT IN MUSICAL DIRECTION – Jim Swartout
  • MERIT IN VOCAL ENSEMBLE – The Cast of FALSETTOS
  • MERIT IN VOCAL PERFORMANCE AS MARVIN – Zac Hoffman

INCORRIGIBLE
CenterStage Players

  • MERIT IN ACTING AS JAKE – Neil Geoppinger
  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING AS ROBBY – Parker Culp
  • OUTSTANDING IN ORIGINAL WORK – Teri Foltz

THE OUTSIDER
Mariemont Players 

  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING AS NED NEWLEY – Chuck Ingram
  • EXCELLENCE IN ENSEMBLE – The Cast of THE OUTSIDER
  • OUTSTANDING IN DIRECTION – Douglas Berlon
  • OUTSTANDING IN ACTING AS DAVE RILEY – Aaron Mettey
  • OUTSTANDING IN ACTING AS LOUISE PEAKES – Debbi Berlon
  • OUTSTANDING IN ACTING AS ARTHUR VANCE – Eric Day

SYLVIA
Village Players

  • MERIT IN ENSEMBLE – The Cast of SYLVIA
  • MERIT IN MUSICAL TRIO PERFORMANCE AS SYLVIA – Molly Sexton
  • MERIT IN MUSICAL TRIO PERFORMANCE AS GREG – BJ Simpson
  • MERIT IN MUSICAL TRIO PERFORMANCE AS KATE – Jennifer Davis
  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING – Molly Sexton

THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE
Tri-County Players

  • MERIT IN SET DESIGN – Burt McCollom
  • MERIT IN ACTING AS HATTIE – Sharon Rose Tyahur
  • MERIT IN ACTING AS BILL – Darren Lee
  • MERIT IN ACTING AS GREEK CHOURS – Linda Roll
  • MERIT IN ACTING AS GREEK CHOURS – Kelly Goeppinger
  • MERIT IN ACTING AS GREEK CHOURS – Heidi Beck
  • EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTION – Burt McCollom
  • EXCELLENCE IN COSTUMING – Linda Roll
  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING AS OLIVE – Cindy Miller
  • EXCELLENCE IN ENSEMBLE – The Cast of THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE

WRONG WINDOW
Beechmont Players

  • MERIT IN ACTING AS LOOMIS – Jim Waldfogle
  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING AS LILA LARSWALD – Katherine Anderson

ORCHID AWARDS

The Orchid Awards are presented at the end of each season determined by an adjudication system of providing three judges per production for each of the ACT of Greater Cincinnati member groups. Orchid awards for the 2021-2022 Season:

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