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DayTony Awards 2012-13

A Spirited Season

Outstanding Overall Productions Awards

Godspell and Intimate Apparel

Awards of Merit

  • Michelle Sampson, Costume Design: A Plague of Angels
  • Kathleen Hotmer, Costume Design: Intimate Apparel
  • Kathleen Hotmer, Costume Design: Godspell
  • Gina Neuerer, Lighting Design: A Plague of Angels
  • Daniel Brunk, Lighting Design: Intimate Apparel
  • Daniel Brunk, Sound Design: Intimate Apparel
  • Kimberly Borst, Direction: Godspell
  • Kevin Erman (student), Acting as Mr. Marks: Intimate Apparel
  • Kelli Locker, Acting as Kelli: Godspell
  • Skyler McNeely (student), Acting as Skyler: Godspell
  • Natalie Sanders (student), Acting as Jesus: Godspell
  • Rachel Wilson, Acting as Mary: A Plague of Angels
  • Catherine Collins, Acting as Mrs. Dickson: Intimate Apparel
  • Olivia Ciupak (student), Hair & Makeup: Godspell
  • Intimate Apparel, Ensemble Performance
  • Godspell, Ensemble Performance

Awards of Excellence

  • Joe Kelzer (student), Lighting Design: Godspell
  • Jennifer Kramer, Properties: Intimate Apparel
  • Terry Stump, Properties: Godspell
  • Chris Harmon, Scenic Design: Intimate Apparel
  • Terry Stump, Scenic Design: Godspell
  • Monica L. Williams, Direction: Intimate Apparel
  • Marva M.B. Williams, Acting as Esther: Intimate Apparel
Other Sinclair Student, Alumni and Staff Awards
Awards of Merit
  • Samantha Creech (student) as Enid, Legally Blonde the Musical - Beavercreek Community Theatre
  • Patrick Hayes (alumnus) for Video Production, The Pillow Man - Dayton Theatre Guild
  • Nancy Perrin (music staff) for Pianist, Side by Side by Sondheim - Dayton Playhouse
Awards of Excellence
  • Patrick Hayes (alumnus), Costume Design: And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little - Dayton Theatre Guild
  • Bryon Dobbs (music staff) for Pianist, Side by Side by Sondheim - Dayton Playhouse

Saluting Dayton’s 2012-13 Theater Season

Sinclair’s Theatre Department productions garnered critical acclaim in DaytonMostMetro’s Saluting Dayton’s 2012-13 Theater Season by Russell Florence, Jr.

Costumer designer Kathleen Hotmer received top honors for her design of Taming of the Shrew as well as 11 other Sinclair actors, directors and designers receiving honorable mentions. Florence reviewed 75 productions this season including professional, touring, community and collegiate and chose 4 or 5 outstanding finalists in each category. His schedule prohibited him from reviewing Sinclair’s one-weekend-only production of A Plague of Angels.

Florence’s top picks include:

BEST COLLEGIATE PRODUCTION OF A PLAY
Intimate Apparel, Sinclair Community College
BEST COLLEGIATE PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL
Godspell, Sinclair Community College
BEST LEADING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Marva M.B. Williams as Esther Mills, Intimate Apparel
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Catherine Collins as Mrs. Dickson, Intimate Apparel
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Kelli Locker as Herself, Godspell
BREAKTHROUGH FEMALE PERFORMANCE
Hayley Penchoff as Katherina, The Taming of the Shrew
BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL
Kimberly Borst, Godspell
BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY
Chris Harmon, Intimate Apparel
Terry Stump, The Taming of the Shrew
BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
Terry Stump, Godspell
BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY
(winner) Kathleen Hotmer, The Taming of the Shrew
BEST PROPERTIES
Jennifer Kramer, Intimate Apparel
 
Complete listings available at: http://mostmetro.com/performing-arts-theater/saluting-daytons-2012-13-theater-season.html

 

 

DAYTONY AWARDS 2012
 
Awards of Excellence
Acting – Tametha Divvleeon - The Crucible
Acting – Chris Hahn - The Crucible
Acting – Chris Hahn - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Acting – Josh Smith - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Acting - Destre Inlow - I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Acting - Jenna Burnette - I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Acting - Tabitha Carroll - I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Acting - Robb Willoughby - The Laramie Project
Ensemble Acting - The Cast of I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Directing - Stephen Skiles - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Costume Design - Kathleen Hotmer - The Crucible
Costume Design - Patrick Hayes - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Awards of Merit
Acting – John Dunn - The Laramie Project
Acting – Patrick Hayes - The Crucible
Acting – Kevin Erman - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Acting – Zach King - I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Acting - Nicole Dine - I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Ensemble Acting - The Cast of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Directing - Scott Stoney - The Laramie Project
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - Almost, Maine
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - The Laramie Project
Lighting Design - Joe Kelzer - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Properties Design - Terry Stump - The Laramie Project
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - The Laramie Project
Sound Design - Stephen Skiles - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Sound Design - Stephen Skiles - The Laramie Project
Award of Special Recognition
Projection Design - Patti Celek & Gion DeFrancesco - The Laramie Project
 
Dayton Most Metro: Saluting Dayton’s 2011-12 Theater Season
By Russell Florence, Jr.
July 2012
Best Collegiate Production of a Play, Honorable Mention: Almost, Maine
Best Collegiate Production of a Play, Honorable Mention: The Crucible
Best Collegiate Production of a Play, Honorable Mention: The Laramie Project
Best Video/Projection Design of a Play: Patti Celek and Gion Defrancesco, The Laramie Project
Best Supporting Actress in a Play Honorable Mention: Kes-lina Luoma as Mary Warren, The Crucible
Breakthrough Male Performance Honorable Mention: Chris Hahn as John Proctor, The Crucible
Breakthrough Female Performance Honorable Mention: Tametha Divvleeon as Tituba, The Crucible
Best Direction of a Play Honorable Mention: Scott Stoney, The Laramie Project
Best Scenic Design of a Play Honorable Mention: Terry Stump, The Crucible
Best Costume Design of a Play Honorable Mention: Kathleen Hotmer, The Crucible
Best Lighting Design of a Play Honorable Mention: Gina Neuerer, The Crucible
Best Properties Honorable Mention: Terry Stump, The Crucible
Special Acknowledgment: Julian Fleisher’s original music for Almost, Maine
 
DAYTONY AWARDS 2011
Overall Production Award -- Once On This Island
Awards of Excellence
Acting - Rachel Wilson – The Women of Lockerbie
Acting - Isaac Hollister - The Foreigner
Acting - Melissa Kerr Ertsgaard - The Foreigner
Acting - Risa Hillsman - Once On This Island
Ensemble Acting - The Cast of The Women of Lockerbie
Directing - David Brush - Once On This Island
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - Once On This Island
Property Design - Terry Stump - Once On This Island
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - Once On This Island
Awards of Merit
Acting - Allison Husko – The Women of Lockerbie
Acting - William Courson – The Women of Lockerbie
Acting - Steven Brotherton - The Foreigner
Acting - Angela Dermer - The Women of Lockerbie
Acting - Corinne Derusha - Once On This Island
Ensemble Acting - The Cast of Once On This Island
Choreography - Rodney Veal - Once On This Island
Costume Design - Kathleen Hotmer - Once On This Island
Directing - Kimberly Borst - The Women of Lockerbie
Directing - Nelson Sheeley - The Foreigner
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - The Women of Lockerbie
Music Direction - John Faas - Once On This Island
Sound Design - John Findley - The Women of Lockerbie
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - The Women of Lockerbie
 
DAYTONY AWARDS 2010
Awards of Excellence
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - Little Shop of Horrors
Acting - Melissa Kerr Ertsgaard - Antigone
Awards of Merit
Acting - Tracie Puckett - Little Shop of Horrors
Acting - James Roselli - Little Shop of Horrors
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - Antigone
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - Antigone
Hair & Wig Design - Michelle Sampson - Antigone
Original Music - John Parcell - Antigone
Sculpture Design - Nick Voegele - Antigone
 
 
Dayton City Paper: The Year In Theatre Review 
by Russell Florence, Jr.
July 2010
Best Collegiate Production of a Musical Honorable Mention for Little Shop of Horrors
Best Collegiate Production of a Play Honorable Mention for Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
Best Leading Actor in a Musical Honorable Mention -- James Roselli as Seymour, Little Shop of Horrors
Breakthrough Male Performance Honorable Mention  -- Steven Brotherton as CB, Dog Sees God
Breakthrough Female Performance Honorable Mention  -- Tracie Puckett as Audrey, Little Shop of Horrors
Breakthrough Female Performance Honorable Mention  -- Lauren Bernstein as Tricia, Dog Sees God
Best Direction of a Play Honorable Mention  – Brian McKnight, Dog Sees God
Best Scenic Design of a Play Honorable Mention  – Terry Stump, Antigone
Best Scenic Design of a Musical Honorable Mention – Terry Stump, Little Shop of Horrors
Best Lighting Design of a Play Honorable Mention  – Jessy Henning, Dog Sees God
Best Lighting Design of a Play Honorable Mention  – Gina Neuerer, Antigone
Best Lighting Design of a Musical Honorable Mention  – Gina Neuerer, Little Shop of Horrors
Best Sound Design of a Play Honorable Mention  -- John Findley, Dog Sees God
Best Sound Design of a Musical Honorable Mention  – Will Haas, Little Shop of Horrors
 
DAYTONY AWARDS 2009
Awards of Merit
Acting - Dan Foley - Taking Steps
Acting - William Courson - Taking Steps
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - Macbeth
Scenic Design - Terry Stump, Over the Tavern, Human Race Theatre Company
 
Dayton City Paper: Saluting Dayton's 2008-2009 Theater Season
by Russell Florence, Jr.
July 2009
Best Professional Production of a Play Honorable Mention: Much Ado About Nothing - Actors from the London Stage
Best Leading Actress in a Play Honorable Mention: Thusitha Jayasundera as Beatrice, Don John and others, Much Ado About Nothing
Best Scenic Design of a Play Honorable Mention: Terry Stump, A Christmas Carol at the Human Race Theatre Company
Best Lighting Design of a Play Honorable Mention: Gina Neuerer, Macbeth 
 
DAYTONY AWARDS 2008
Awards of Excellence 
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - Something's Afoot
Music Composition - John Parcell - Ama and the White Crane
Property Design - Dan Libecap, Snapshots, Human Race Theatre Company
Awards of Merit
Acting - Renee Franck Reed - Something's Afoot
Acting - Seth Norris - Ama and the White Crane
Acting - Chaney Morrow - Something's Afoot
Acting - Graci Carli - Something's Afoot
Ensemble Acting - The Cast of Something's Afoot
Direction- Nelson Sheeley - Something's Afoot
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - Ama and the White Crane
Music Direction - John Parcell - Ama and the White Crane
Music Direction - John Faas - Something's Afoot
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - Ama and the White Crane
Choreography - Wendy Ferrero - Something's Afoot
Special Effects - D. Tristan Cupp - Ama and the White Crane - puppet/mask
Special Effects  - Jaeson Jackson, Bryan Miller, Andrew Graupmann and Nate Springer - Something's Afoot
Scenic Design - Terry Stump, Rabbit Hole, Human Race Theatre Company
   
DAYTONY AWARDS 2007
Terry Stump was inducted into the Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame  
Overall Production Award - Triumph of Love 
Award of Excellence
Acting - Graci Carli - Triumph of Love
Awards of Merit
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - Triumph of Love
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - The Dining Room
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - Triumph of Love
Costume Design - Kathleen Hotmer - Triumph of Love  
Ensemble Acting - The Cast of Triumph of Love  
Ensemble Acting - The Cast of The Dining Room 
Acting - Travis Williams - The Cripple of Inishmaan
Acting - Matt Curry - Triumph of Love 
Acting - Teagan Walsh-Davis - Triumph of Love
Acting - Teagan Walsh-Davis - The Dining Room
Direction - Scott Stoney - The Dining Room
Direction - Nelson Sheeley -Triumph of Love
 
   
Dayton City Paper: The Best Of 2006-2007
by Russell Florence, Jr.
July 2007
Best Leading Actor in a Play: Richard Stacey, Hamlet
Best Supporting Actress in a Play: Brittany Hackett as Helen, The Cripple of Inishmaan
Best Ensemble in a Play: The Actors from the London Stage, Hamlet
Best Costume Design of a Play: Kathleen Hotmer, Triumph of Love
Best Professional Production of a Play Honorable Mention: Hamlet
Best Collegiate Production of a Play Honorable Mention:  The Cripple of Inishmaan
Best Supporting Actor in a Play Honorable Mention: Terence Wilton as Claudius and others, Hamlet
Best Supporting Actress in a Play Honorable Mention: Anna Northam as Gertrude and Ophelia, Hamlet
Breakthrough Female Performance Honorable Mention: Graci Carli as Princess Leonide, Triumph of Love
Best Direction of a Play Honorable Mention: Brian McKnight, The Cripple of Inishmaan
Best Scenic Design of a Play Honorable Mention: Terry Stump, Triumph of Love
Best Costume Design of a Play Honorable Mention: Melanie Mortimore, The Dining Room
 
Dayton Daily News: Awards for Local Theatres
By Terry Morris, Theatre Critic
June 2007
Best Production of a Play: Critic's Recognition, Triumph of Love
Best Director: Critic's Recognition, Scott Stoney, The Dining Room
Best Director: Critic's Recognition, Nelson Sheeley, Triumph of Love
Best Leading Female Performance: Critic's Recognition, Graci Carli in Triumph of Love
 
THE DAYTONY AWARDS 2006 
Overall Production Award - Flyin' West 
Overall Production Award - Footfalls
Awards of Excellence
Acting - Michael Malarkey - Cymbeline
Acting - Michael Malarkey - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Acting - Catherine Collins - Flyin' West
Acting - Heather Gorby - Footfalls
Costume Design - Ayn Wood - Cymbeline
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - Flyin' West
Lighting Design - Will Haas - Footfalls
Direction - Brian McKnight - Footfalls
Special Award of Recognition - Terry Stump for his work as Chairperson of the Hall of Fame
Awards of Merit
Sound Design - Nathan Dean - Footfalls
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - Flyin' West
Property Design - Lisa Sadai - Flyin' West
Direction - Kathleen Cleary - Cymbeline
Direction - Nelson Sheeley - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Acting - Rebecca Nartker - Footfalls
Acting - Andrew Adams - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Ensemble Acting -  The Cast of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Ensemble Acting - The Cast of Cymbeline
 
Dayton City Paper: The Best Of 2005-2006
By Russell Florence, Jr
July 2006
Best Collegiate Production of a Play Honorable Mention: Flyin' West
Breakthrough Female Performance Honorable Mention: Catherine A. Collins as Miss Leah, Flyin' West
Best Costume Design Honorable Mention: Ayn Wood, Cymbeline
 
THE DAYTONY AWARDS 2005 
Overall Production - The King Stag
Overall Production - The Glass Menagerie
Awards of Excellence
Acting - Michael Lehr - The King Stag
Acting - Daniel Madero - The King Stag
Acting - Michael Malarkey - The King Stag
Acting - Andrew Strozier -The King Stag
Ensemble Acting -  The Cast of The King Stag
Property Design - Dan Libecap - The Glass Menagerie
Costume Design - Michelle Sampson - The King Stag
Costume Design - Michelle Sampson - The Trojan Women
Puppet Design - Phyllis Logan - The King Stag
Lighting Design - William Haas - The Glass Menagerie
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - The Trojan Women
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - The Trojan Women
Direction - John Fleming - The King Stag
Awards of Merit
Acting - Stephanie Shutts - The King Stag
Acting - Stephanie Shutts - The Trojan Women
Acting - Andrew Adams - The King Stag
Acting - Tierney Deaton -  The Trojan Women
Acting - Amy Hamilton - The Trojan Women
Acting - Lisa M. Sadai - The Glass Menagerie
Costume Design - Andrew Adams - The Glass Menagerie
Sound Design - Brian McKnight - The Glass Menagerie
Lighting Design - Jessy Henning - The King Stag
Scenic Design - Dan Hunt - The King Stag
Direction - Kathleen Cleary - The Christmas Carol  
Direction - Brian McKnight - The Glass Menagerie
 
Dayton City Paper: The Best Of 2004-2005
By Russell Florence, Jr
July  2005
Best Collegiate Production of a Play: The King Stag
Best Ensemble of a Play: The cast of The Christmas Carol
Best Direction of a Play: John Fleming, The King Stag
Best Scenic Design of a Play: Terry Stump, The Trojan Women
Best Supporting Actor in a Play Honorable Mention: Chaney M. Murrow as the Gentlemen Caller, The Glass Menagerie
Best Supporting Actress in a Play Honorable Mention: Elizabeth Wilemaitis as Laura, The Glass Menagerie
Breakthrough Male Performance Honorable Mention: Michael Malarkey as Tartaglia, The King Stag
Best Ensemble of a Play Honorable Mention: The Women's Chorus of The Trojan Women
Best Direction of a Play Honorable Mention: Mary A. Donahoe, The Trojan Women
Best Costume Design Honorable Mention: Michelle Sampson, The King Stag
Best Lighting Design Honorable Mention: Gina Neuerer, The Trojan Women
Special Acknowledgements: Puppet Design: Phyllis Logan, The King Stag
 
THE DAYTONY AWARDS 2004
Awards of Excellence
Acting - Brian McKnight - Richard III
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - The Front Page
Awards of Merit
Direction - Kathleen Cleary - Richard III
Lighting Design - Gina Neuerer - Company
Scenic Design - Terry Stump - Richard III
 
 
THE DAYTON THEATRE HALL OF FAME
Sinclair Theatre faculty inducted into the Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame
Marsha Hanna, 2003
Dr. Robert MacClennan, 2004
Scott Stoney, 2004
Kay Bosse, 2006
Terry Stump, 2007
 
THE KENNEDY CENTER AMERICAN COLLEGE THEATRE FESTIVAL
 
National Kennedy Center Festival Production
 -The Overcoat, 1996
(Sinclair was one of the first two year colleges to perform at the National Festival)
 
Region III Festival Productions
- Wait for It, a series of student written plays, 2011  
- Footfalls, 2007
- The Overcoat, 1996
- Measure for Measure, 1993
 - A scene from The Glass Menagerie was chosen from all associate production entries in Ohio, 2006
 
 
- KCACTF NATIONAL SELECTION TEAM SPECIAL COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN for Footfalls to the Design Team of Terry Stump (scenic), Andrew Adams (costumes), Will Haas (lighting), Nathan Dean (sound) and Jennifer Kramer (props), 2007
 
-THE GOLDEN HANDTRUCK AWARD to the company of Footfalls for the best organization, communication and safety of the load-in and strike of a participating production at the festival, 2007
 
- Jessy Henning (student) received at the Kennedy Center the National Barbizon Award for Theatrical Design Excellence in Lighting Design Honorable Mention  for The King Stag, 2005
 
- Jessy Henning (student) won the Region III Barbizon Award for Theatrical Design Excellence in Lighting Design for The King Stag, 2005
 
-Costume Designer Michelle Sampson was selected for the Summer Intensive Master Class in The Collaborative Process: Costume Design with Constance Hoffman, 2005
 
 
-Christina Ball (student) won the Region III Stage Management Award for The Front Page, 2005
 
-Brittany Hackett (student) won the Region III Costume Design Project Award for Three Penny Opera, 2011 
 
-John Findley (student) received the Region III Sound Design Honorable Mention for Dog Sees God, 2011 
 
-Patrick Hayes (student) won the Region III Costume Design Project Award for Hamlet, 2012 
 
Meritorious Achievement Awards:
 
Leslie Dershem: (student) scenic design for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, 2012
Abigail Willis: (student) dramaturgy for The Women of Lockerbie, 2012  
John Parcell: Music Direction/Composer for Ama and the White Crane, 2008
Lisa Sadai: (student) property design for Flyin' West, 2007
Chaney Morrow: (student) acting for The Cripple of Inishmaan, 2007
Jessy Henning: (student) lighting design for Cymbeline, 2006
Will Haas: (student) lighting design for The Glass Menagerie, 2006
Terry Stump: scenic design for The Glass Menagerie, 2006
Will Haas: (student) lighting design for Richard III, 2005
Terry Stump: scenic design for Richard III, 2005
Entire cast of Richard III for Ensemble Acting, 2005
Ayn Wood: costume design for Merchant! 2001
Ayn Wood: costume design for Lend Me A Tenor, 2000
Terry Stump: scenic design for The Lion in Winter, 1999
Jeff Strange: (student) scenic painting for To A God Unknown, 1998
Terry Stump: scenic design for I Hate Hamlet, 1997
Andrzej Anweiler: original musical score for The Tempest, 1996
Michael Osborn: (student) pyrotechnics for The Tempest, 1996
The Overcoat: production, 1996
Marsha Hanna: directing for Ghetto, 1993
Measure for Measure: production, 1993
Kari MacClennan: (student) properties for You Can't Take It With You, 1991
 
The Kennedy Center Gold Medallion for Excellence in Theatre Education:
Dr. Robert MacClennan, 1996
Terry Stump, 2008
 
KCACTF Region III Executive Committee:
Dr. Robert MacClennan: 1988-1999
Terry Stump: 1999-2007
              Design & Technology Vice-chair: 2000-2003
              Design & Technology Chair: 2003-2006
 
 
OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
-The Peggy Ezekiel Award of Distinction, 2005, given by USITT Ohio Valley Section:
Karla Hemmelgarn: (student) lighting design for The Christmas Carol
Jessy Henning: (student) lighting design for The King Stag
 
-Karla Hemmelgarn (student) received a scholarship from USITT Ohio Valley Section to attend the USITT National Conference and Stage Expo in Louisville, KY, 2005 
 
-World Stage Design 2005: an international exhibition of set, costume, lighting or sound design (Toronto, Canada) participants:
Will Haas: (student) lighting design for Richard III
Gina Neuerer: lighting design for The Playboy of the Western World
Terry Stump: scenic designs for The Lion in Winter and Richard III
 
-Robert Brenner (student) chosen to exhibit his new design for a theatrical stage plug molded adapter at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Conference in Toronto, Canada., 2005. Robert's idea was also published in the USITT Tech Expo book for 2005.
 
-2004 Dayton Ad Club Hermes Awards, the Bronze Addy for Advertising for Theatres to Patti Celek, Sinclair Theatre Marketing Manager for the Celebrating 30 Seasons campaign