ABOVE: Theater students rehearse a scene before performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. (Contributed photo)

By Tierney Sutton

Staff reporter

The theatre department took home seven awards for their work in Over the Garden Wall and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. This is very big and rewarding for the hard work of the theatre department. It takes a village to make a performance come to life, as it showed in the awards that they received. The awards they won Included:

Jessica Burk
Meritorious Commendation
Costume Design
“Over The Garden Wall”

Jack Warring
Meritorious Commendation
Lighting Design
“Over The Garden Wall”

Allyson Moon
Meritorious Commendation
 Direction
“Over The Garden Wall”.

Ryan Pangracs and Aidan Wells Filbert
Meritorious Commendation
Creation of an Original Work
“Over The Garden Wall”

Scott Olney
Meritorious Commendation
 Original Composition
“Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night-Time”

The Cast
Meritorious Commendation
 Ensemble Performance
“Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night-Time”

 Professional Auditions were also held at the conference.

“These auditions are important because it will provide summer employment and connections.  It is incredible the number of callbacks our students received,” said Timothy Shook professor of music.

Students who received call backs include

Ryan Pangracs
6 call backs


Ondreya Seahorn
5 call backs


Jack Warring
4 call backs

Raynee Case
3 call backs

Tanner Schartz
2 call backs 

Scarlet Green
2 call backs

Hannah Breshears
2 call backs

Kaela Massey
1 call back

“The unsung hero of yesterday is Aidan Wells Filbert,” Remarks Timothy Shook

“11 straight hours of accompanying the SC students in auditions.  Running from audition buildings to audition buildings. His involvement made a difference.”

Tierney Sutton is junior majoring in communication. You may email her at Tierney.sutton@sckans.edu