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Congratulations to the 2021 International Thespian Excellence Awards winners!

 

COSTUME CONSTRUCTION

Bennett Cooper
Joel E. Ferris High School, Thespian Troupe 1506, Spokane, WA
The Phantom of the Opera (Christine Daaé)
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Margaret Hammond
Nuview Bridge Early College High School, Thespian Troupe 8117, Nuevo, CA
Shrek

 

COSTUME DESIGN

Margaret Hammond
Nuview Bridge Early College High School, Thespian Troupe 8117, Nuevo, CA
Urinetown

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DUET ACTING

Cody Dixon and Trysten Williams 
G.W. Carver Magnet High School, Thespian Troupe 6753, Houston, TX
Jitney
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Jordan Brandt and Dane Lackey 
Marble Falls High School, Thespian Troupe 3701, Marble Falls, TX
Leading Ladies

 

DUET MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE

Aniela Erwin and Nicole Minar 
North Burlington County Regional High School, Thespian Troupe 4762, Columbus, NJ
“I Don't Know His Name” from She Loves Me

 

GROUP ACTING

Jakob Barton, Seth McCrary, Reece Jones, Jakob Kaweki
Andrews High School, Thespian Troupe 1580, Andrews, TX
The Boys Next Door

 

GROUP MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE

Nicole Gee, Christopher Duncan, Ashwin Hillenbrand, Mia Subora, Kenzi Patton, Rachel Lazarou, Hannah Bronsell   
John Randolph Foster High School, Thespian Troupe 7961, Richmond, TX
"Skid Row" / "Downtown" from Little Shop of Horrors

 

LIGHTING DESIGN

Maxine Palmerton
Lewis and Clark High School, Thespian Troupe 6356, Spokane, WA
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Claire Charvet
Juanita High School, Thespian Troupe 3422, Kirkland, WA
She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition

 

MAKEUP DESIGN

Athena Jett
Bishop Gorman Catholic High School, Thespian Troupe 4347, Las Vegas, NV
Into the Woods

 

SOLO ACTING

Corinne Fischer
Roosevelt High School, Thespian Troupe 5832, Seattle, WA
Eleemosynary/Dance Nation

 

PLAYWRITING

Jacki Vellandi
Orange County School of the Arts, Thespian Troupe 6826, Santa Ana, CA
Reverie

 

SCENIC DESIGN

Caroline Yim
Juanita High School, Thespian Troupe 3422, Kirkland, WA
The Hound of the Baskervilles
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SHORT ANIMATED FILM

Sophie Littig
Los Alamitos High School, Thespian Troupe 7944, Los Alamitos, CA
By My Side

Ryan Kang
Marianas High School, Thespian Troupe 5374, Northern Marianas Islands, Saipan
The Mask Task

 

SHORT FILM

Alvaro Velazquez
Wylie High School, Thespian Troupe 2395, Wylie, TX
The Strait

 

SOLO MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE

McKayla Mitchell
Springfield Township High School, Thespian Troupe 1154, Oreland, PA
"I'm Here" from The Color Purple

Layla Abu Saada
Olathe East High School, Thespian Troupe 5078, Olathe, KS
"Lost in the Brass" from Band Geeks

Grace McKenna
Neshaminy High School, Thespian Troupe 8046, Langhorne, PA
"When the Music Played" from Doctor Zhivago

Madeline King
Olathe East High School, Thespian Troupe 5078, Olathe, KS
"The Simple Joys of Maidenhood" from Camelot

Grace Sorensen
Redmond Proficiency Academy, Thespian Troupe 7715, Redmond, OR
"Changing My Major" from Fun Home

 

SOUND DESIGN

Emma Stellmach
Brownsburg High School, Thespian Troupe 2108, Brownsburg, IN
The Nether
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Eleanor Madderra
The Mount Vernon School, Thespian Troupe 7702, Sandy Springs, GA
Return to the Forbidden Planet

 

STAGE MANAGEMENT

Natalie Lawton
Redmond Proficiency Academy, Thespian Troupe 7715, Redmond, OR
Bright Star

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Pradanya Subramanyan
Clements High School, Thespian Troupe 3689, Sugar Land, TX
Heathers: The Musical (High School Edition)

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Ona Alumbaugh
Roosevelt High School, Thespian Troupe 5832, Seattle, WA
Everybody

 

THEATRE MARKETING

Hillary Altes
Francis Parker School, Thespian Troupe 8171, San Diego, CA
Radium Girls
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Selected Videos from the 2021 Thespy Awards

Hillary Altes
Theatre Marketing Winner

Bennett Cooper
Costume Construction Winner

Margaret Hammond
Costume Design Winner

Natalie Lawton
Stage Management Design Winner

Emma Stellmach
Sound Design Winner

Pradanya Subramanyan
Stage Management Design Winner

Cody Dixon and Trysten Williams
Duet Acting Winner

Caroline Yim
Theatre Marketing Winner

 

View the 2020 Winners