And the winners are…a report back from KCACTF

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From Rafael Jaen:

Emerson students received various awards last week at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region 1 held at the University of New Hampshire, in Durham. The Region 1 includes colleges from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Northeast New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The students who received awards are:
 
National LMDA/KCACTF Award for Dramaturgy Initiative, First Place
Jessica Baxter – Show: Incorruptible -Emerson College
(This student has been awarded a scholarship to participate at the National Festival, April 12 – 17, 2010)
 
National Barbizon Award for Excellence in Costume Design, First Place
Sydney Robinson – Show: Six Characters’ in Search of an Author – Emerson College
(This student has been awarded a scholarship to participate at the National Festival, April 12 – 17, 2010)
 
National Barbizon Award For Excellence in Lighting Design, First Place
Tracy Wertheimer – Show: Esperanza Rising – Emerson College
(This student has been awarded a scholarship to participate at the National Festival, April 12 – 17, 2010)
 
National KCACTF Award For Excellence in Sound Design, Second Place
Brendan Doyle – Show: Esperanza Rising – Emerson College
 
Regional Merit Certificate for Scenic Design
Megan Kinneen – Show: Illyria – Emerson College
 
Regional Merit Certificate for Props Design
Joanna Stenning -Show: Incorruptible -Emerson College
 
In addition two Emerson faculty members participated; Rafael Jaen served as Co-Chair for the Design, Technology and Management area and Debra Acquavella participated as workshop leader and Stage Management interview coordinator.

Congratulations Emersonians! Jessie, Sydney and Tracy–break a leg at the Nationals!

DT KCACTF.JPGPicture by Kirk Miller. Left to right: Brendan Doyle, Megan Kinneen, Rafael Jaen, Deb Acquavella, Tracy Werthiemer, Sydney Robinson

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