Theatre Program Receives National Recognition

This semester, the Brevard College Theatre Program participated in the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre festival (KCACTF). KCACTF a national organization serving students and faculty of college and university theatre programs by providing outside assessments of productions as well as workshops and seminars taught by successful theatre professionals. KCACTF is divided into eight regions in the United States.

Both of Brevard College’s fall productions were adjudicated through this program and received award nominations and invitations for students to present their work at the Regional Festival. In addition to the individual awards listed below, both Comedy Double Feature and Not with a Bang, but a Whimper were honored as finalists in KCACTF’s Region IV, and are being considered for performance at the Regional Festival.

Comedy Double Feature Award Nominations

Karen Bennett – Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Nomination, invitation to regional competition

Raquan Edwards – Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Nomination, invitation to regional competition

Josh Goldstein – Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Nomination, invitatation to regional competition

Josh Goldstein – Outstanding Sound Design, invitation to regional competition

Josh Runkles – Outstanding work in Stage Management, invitation to regional competition

Not with a Bang, but a Whimper Award Nominations

Therman Elkins (Business Major) – Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Nomination, inviation to regional competition

John Pate – Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Nomination, invitation to regional competition

Hannah Leonard – Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Nomination, invitation to regional competition

Josh Goldstein – Outstanding Scene Design, invitation to regional competition

Kaylee Smith – Outstanding Scene Design, invitation to regional competition

Kaylee Smith – Outstanding work in Stage Management, invitation to regional competition

Also of note: The world premiere production of Not With a Bang, but a Whimper by Brevard College Alumnus Kyle Jackola played to four sold-out houses in the Morrison Playhouse November 13-16, 2014

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