FPD 2017 Theatre Awards Announced

In 2016 FPD introduced a new awards night specifically for the magnificent talent found in the FPD theatre department. Similar to a Hollywood awards night, there were nominees in multiple categories and from those nominees, a winner. The nominations were honors as much as the awards.

FPD Theatre Awards 2017 – Nominees and Winners
(The nomination itself is an award for us.  The winners are in BOLD)

Excellence in an Ensemble Role
Anna Mercer Willingham
Nathanael Peterson
Reagan Simmons
Kate Spivey
Kennedy Culver

Outstanding Monologue – Actor
Dylan Bridges
Andy Wanamaker
David Carter
Jackson Spivey

Outstanding Monologue – Actress
Mary Bennet Rose
Meghan Chamlee
Erin Brown
Lindsay Turner
Sydney Williams

Outstanding Vocal Performance (Singing)
Luke Douglas
Paul Jerles
Mary Bennet Rose
Gracie Stokes
Deja Tharpe

Excellence in Specialty Stage Movement
Dylan Bridges (Sword Fighting)
Daniel Cardis (Heelys)
Reagan Simmons (Dance)
Gracie Stokes (Dance and Heelys)
Lindsay Turner (Heelys)

Outstanding Debut Performance (First performance – or first in many years)
Akoi Fumbah
Regan Simmons
Paul Smaha
Deja Tharpe
Wyatt Williams

Outstanding Middle School Performance – Actor
Ryan Bray
Akoi Fumbah
Alex Good
Jordan Tolbert
Wyatt Williams

Outstanding Middle School Performance – Actress
Lauren Casey
Morgan Gleaton
Faith Holliman
Ryann Perkins
Sydney Williams

Breakout Performance – Actor
Daniel Cardis
David Carter
Paul Jerles
Jackson Spivey

Breakout Performance – Actress
Erin Brown
Meghan Chamlee
Evan Correa
Gracie Stokes
Lindsay Turner

Excellence in a Featured Role – Actor
Copeland Ammann
David Carter
Luke Douglas
Jackson Spivey
Andy Wanamaker

Excellence in a Featured Role – Actress
Daria Brown
Meghan Chamlee
Evan Correa
Abigail Dean
Hannah Ferguson
Mary Bennet Rose

Outstanding Comic Actor
Daniel Cardis
Akoi Fumbah
Paul Jerles
Andy Wanamaker

Outstanding Comic Actress
Daria Brown
Meghan Chamlee
Morgan Gleaton
Mary Bennet Rose
Deja Tharpe

Outstanding Dramatic Actor
Copeland Ammann
Dylan Bridges
David Carter
Hunter Kunzelmann
Jackson Spivey

Outstanding Dramatic Actress
Erin Brown
Evan Correa
Hannah Ferguson
Mary Bennet Rose
Gracie Stokes
Lindsay Turner

Excellence in Group Performance

Flotsam & Jetsam from The Little Mermaid (Megan Chamlee and Lindsay Turner)
The Baker Street Irregulars from Baker Street Irregulars (Alex Good, Morgan Gleaton, Lauren Casey, Megan Williams, Faith Holliman, Ryann Perkins)
The Mersisters from The Little Mermaid (Evan Correa, Gibson Daniel, Haley Harden, Hannah Ferguson, Abigail Dean, Lauren Casey)
The Montague Gang from Romeo & Juliet (Dylan Bridges, Copeland Ammann, Ryann Perkins, Ben Huggins, Andy Wanamaker)

The Friend of FPD Theatre Award: Charlie Parrish

The Serlio Award for Technical Theatre
Bryce Ball, Erin Brown, David Carter, Mark Estes, Will Jewell, Chandler Lane, Loren Oliver, Nathanael Peterson, Tyler Schultz, Jordan Wooten

The Ensemble Award
Meghan Chamlee

The Director’s Award
Lindsay Turner