Festival 44 Wrap-Up

Hello, Region 4!

It was a great time in Daytona Beach! I have to again thank the folks at Daytona State College and the Regional Officers and Coordinators who did an outstanding job of making the festival a success.

Here then is Festival 44 wrap up.  You can also view this list of Award Recipients at http://kcactf4.org/awards/award-recipients-festival-44-2012/:

KCACTF Region IV David L. Shelton Full-Length Student Playwriting Award
Award Recipient
Grand Finale by Lauren Street, University of Louisville

KCACTF Region IV One Act Play Awards
Award Recipients
The Pretty Girl Basket Toss by Rebekah Suellau, Florida State University
Last Chance by Bryant Hernandez, University of Central Florida

Alternate
Plus One  by Tyler Stuart, Savannah College of Art and Design

KCACTF Region IV Ten-Minute Play Awards
Nominees:
Bullet by Cara Beth Heath, College of Charleston
Somewhere In Between by Zdenka Turecek, Florida State University

Alternate:
Birth Mother by  Emsley Lewis, Clemson University

New Plays Program Directing Award
Award Recipient
Joshua Emory Carter, Clemson University

Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Program
National Finalists
Max Reindardsen with Ivey Lowe, Savannah College of Art and Design
Jessica  Hill with, T.K. Habtemarian, Columbus State University

1st Alternate
Gogo Lomo-David with Nina Stoval, North Carolina A & T State University

2nd Alternate
Joseph Batiste with Cameron Marcuse, Alabama State University

SETC Best Partner Award Recipient
Megan Dickens, Columbus State University

SETC Music Theatre Award
Emilyann Offutt, University of Florida

SETC Region IV Comedy Acting Award
Joseph Batiste and Cameron Marcuse, Alabama State University

Marvin Sims Diversity Award in Acting
Gogo Lomo-David, North Carolina A & T State University

NAPAT Classical Acting Award
Young Stowe, College of Charleston

The KCACTF Award for Theatrical Design Excellence in Scenery
Award Recipient
Benson Knight, University of Central Florida

Meritorious Achievement
Sam Transleau, Florida International University

The KCACTF Award for Theatrical Design Excellence in Costumes
Award Recipient
Grace Schmitz, University of Southern Mississippi

Meritorious Achievement
Caroline Spitzer, Florida International University

The KCACTF Award for Theatrical Design Excellence in Lighting Design
Award Recipient
Paul Kennedy, University of Mississippi

Meritorious Achievement
Dylan Bollinger, Columbus State University

The Allied Crafts Award
Award Recipient
Richard Curtis, Northeast State Community College

Meritorious Achievement
Jana Barkley and Billy Burkes, William Carey University
Stephanie Keller, William Carey University

KCACTF Award for Sound Design Excellence
Award Recipient
Natalie Kinsaul and Kevin Peek, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Meritorious Achievement
Zach Lancaster, William Carey University

SETC / Region IV David Weiss Awards for Design Excellence in Costumes
Award Recipient
Chris Permenter, William Carey University

Meritorious Achievement
Melissa Palomino, University of Central Florida

SETC / Region IV David Weiss Awards for Design Excellence in Scene Design
Award Recipient
Charles Moncrief, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Honorable Mention
Kevin Cisek, Virginia Commonwealth University
Robert McRae, Troy University

SETC / Region IV David Weiss Awards for Design Excellence in Lighting Design
Award Recipient
Amanda Neas, Northeast State Community College

Focal Press Award (Meritorious Achievement in a First Design)
Shelbie Harris, Darton College (Lighting)

The Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas
Award Recipient
Jared LeClaire, University of West Georgia

LMDA/KCACTF Student Dramaturgy Award
Award Recipient
Austin Bolay, Georgia Southern University

Runner Up
RK Barringhaus, University of Central Florida

Program Note Award
Meg Davis, Middle Tennessee State University

Runner Up
Paul Gabbard, Savannah College of Art and Design

National Stage Management Fellowship
Award Recipient
Dylan Bollinger, Columbus State University

Alternate

Jasmin Holton,  University of Central Florida

Best Production Book

Adriane Johnson,  University of Alabama at Birmingham

Pack Rat Award
Zoe Campbell, Georgia Southern University

SDC Student Directing Fellowship
Award Recipient
Robin Martinez, University of Florida

Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy Awards
Award Recipient
Susanne Parker, Clemson University

Runner Up
James Skelley, Middle Tennessee State University

Kennedy Center Medallion Recipient
Betsey Baun, Southeastern Theatre Conference

We will be announcing the location of Festival 45 in the near future.  Please be on the lookout!

Shelly Elman
Professor of Theatre
Chair, Region IV, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
University of West Georgia
Martha Munro Building, Room 207C
Carrollton, GA 30118
relman@westga.edu
678.839.4704 (Office)
678.839.4708 (Fax)