11th Annual National Youth Arts Awards

2015-16 NYA AwardsThe results of the 11th Annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2015-16 season have been posted, and we are pleased to announce that St. Francis earned 6 awards and 13 nominations!

Awards:
Outstanding Production (Junior Division): The Importance of Being Earnest

Lead Actress in a Musical: Zoë Koss as Kate Monster in Avenue Q

Lead Actor (Junior Division): Hayden Jones as John “Jack” Worthing in The Importance of Being Earnest

Lead Actor (Junior Division): Lorenzo Mahoney as Algernon Moncrieff in The Importance of Being Earnest

Lead Actress (Junior Division): Grace Malone as Gwendolyn Fairfax in The Importance of Being Earnest

Lead Actress (Junior Division): Teagan Morrison as Gwendolyn Fairfax in The Importance of Being Earnest

Nominations:
Lead Actor (Junior Division): Sean Sullivan as Leon Tolchinsky in Fools

Lead Actor in a Musical: Thomas Simpson as Princeton in Avenue Q

Lead Actor (Junior Division): Lorenzo Mahoney as Pithetaerus in The Birds

Lead Actress (Junior Division): Emma King as Cecily Cardew in The Importance of Being Earnest

Supporting Actor in a Musical: Charley Drew-Wolak as Rod in Avenue Q

Supporting Actor in a Musical: Jack Tierney as Nicky in Avenue Q

Supporting Actor (Junior Division): Jonathan Erwin as Euelpides in The Birds

Supporting Actor (Junior Division): Hayden Jones as Euelpides in The Birds

Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Amelia Dimas as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest

Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Colleen Torrans as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest

Featured Actress in a Musical: Evvie Cooley as Girl Bear in Avenue Q

Ensemble: Avenue Q

Costume Design: Beth Dunn and Tricia Ersin for The Birds

Direction: Reed Gabhart for The Importance of Being Earnest

To see the full list of winners for this ceremony, visit the National Youth Arts website.