2018 Gene Kelly Award Nominees

Pittsburgh CLO’s 28th Annual Gene Kelly Awards will be held at the Benedum Center on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 7:30pm.

Nominees for Best Actor and Best Actress will compete for the opportunity to represent the Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards at the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York City on Monday, June 25, 2018.

The Nominees for Pittsburgh CLO’s 2018 Gene Kelly Awards are:

Best Scenic Design

Budget Level I

  • Redeemer Lutheran - Disney's Beauty and the Beast
  • Sewickley Academy  -  The Sound of Music
  • St. Joseph - Children of Eden

 

Budget Level II

  • Elizabeth Forward  -  Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables
  • Plum -  Annie

 

Budget Level III

  • Baldwin - Honeymoon in Vegas
  • West Allegheny - The Drowsy Chaperone
  • Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Costume Design

Budget Level I

  • Deer Lakes - Disney's The Little Mermaid
  • Redeemer Lutheran  - Disney's Beauty and the Beast
  • St. Joseph - Children fo Eden

 

Budget Level II

  • Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables

 

Budget Level III

  • Avonworth - 1776
  • West Allegheny - The Drowsy Chaperone
  • Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Lighting Design

Budget Level I

  • Pittsburgh Allderdice - The Addams Family
  • Propel Braddock Hills - Shrek the Musical
  • St. Joseph - Children of Eden

 

Budget Level II

  • Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables

 

Budget Level III

  • Baldwin - Honeymoon In Vegas
  • West Allegheny - The Drowsy Chaperone
  • Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone

Best All-Student Orchestra

  • Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Pine-Richland - Oklahoma!
  • Pittsburgh Allderdice - The Addams Family
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables
  • Plum - Annie
  • Sewickley Academy - The Sound of Music

Best Supporting Actor

  • Joseph Fish - Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It - “Cookie McGee”
  • Peter J. Kelly Stamerra - Westinghouse Arts Academy - Crazy For You - “Bela Zangler”
  • AJ Prestogeorge - Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone - “Aldolpho”
  • Preston Proctor - Riverview - Monty Python's Spamalot - “Sir Dennis Galahad”
  • Matthew Thornton - Chartiers Valley - Legally Blonde, the Musical - “Callahan”
  • Kevin Tinsley - Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone - “Robert Martin”

Best Supporting Actress

  • Katie Carlson - Avonworth - 1776 - "Edward Rutledge"
  • Jane Fusco - North Hills - Dames at Sea - "Joan"
  • Angelina Guadalupe - Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical - "Enid"
  • Liza Loebig - Plum - Annie - "Miss Hannigan"
  • Elena Orban - Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It - "Eileen Evergreen"
  • Jenna Yezovich - Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone - "The Drowsy Chaperone"

Best Ensemble

  • Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Pine-Richland - Oklahoma!
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables
  • Plum  - Annie
  • Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Crew/Technical Execution

  • Chartiers Valley - Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables
  • Plum - Annie
  • West Allegheny - The Drowsy Chaperone
  • Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Execution of Choreography

  • Central/Oakland Catholic - A Chorus Line
  • Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Pine-Richland - Oklahoma!
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables
  • Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Execution of Direction

  • Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables
  • Plum - Annie
  • West Allegheny - The Drowsy Chaperone
  • Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Execution of Music Direction

  • Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Pine Richland - Oklahoma!
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables
  • Redeemer Lutheran - Disney's Beauty and the Beast
  • Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Actor

  • Tyler Anderson - Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It - "Jimmy Winter"
  • Michael Brawdy - Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone - "Man in Chair"
  • Nasir Butler - Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables - "Jean Valjean"
  • Tyler Hepler - Pine-Richland - Oklahoma!- "Will Parker"
  • Matthew Hommel - Westinghouse Arts Academy - Crazy For You - "Bobby Child"
  • Robbie Miller - Baldwin - Honeymoon in Vegas - "Jack Singer"

Best Actress

  • Chelsea Calfo - Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables - "Cosette"
  • Sydney Campbell - West Allegheny - The Drowsy Chaperone - "Janet Van de Graaff"
  • Theresa Hall - Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical - "Elle Woods"
  • Johanna Loughran - Central/Oakland Catholic - A Chorus Line - "Cassie"
  • Zoey Myers - Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables - "Eponine"
  • Jenna Wood - Chartiers Valley - Legally Blonde, the Musical - "Elle Woods"

Best Musical

Budget Category I

  • Pittsburgh Allderdice- The Addams Family
  • Redeemer Lutheran - Disney's Beauty and the Beast
  • Sewickley Academy - The Sound of Music

 

Budget Category II

  • Elizabeth Forward - Legally Blonde, the Musical
  • Hampton - Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Pittsburgh CAPA - Les Misérables

 

Budget Category III

  • Pine-Richland - Oklahoma!
  • West Allegheny - The Drowsy Chaperone
  • Woodland Hills - The Drowsy Chaperone