Congratulations to the two students recognized for outstanding acting at the recent Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival at the University of New Hampshire.
Best Comedic Performance Award went to Jessica Hart, a theater major at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT. She was nominated for The American College Theater Festival for her performance in Charles Mee’s Under Construction. She has appeared in many productions in and out of the college theater world including The Birds (Procne), The Lottery (Mrs. Delicrox), the title role in Roger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella ( Cinderella), and Seussical (Maize).
Best Scene Partner Award was won by Amy B. Lavorgna , a senior at Central Connecticut State University. She performed a scene from Box of Animal Crackers,by Ben McLaughlin, and, for the final rounds a role in Lion in the Streets, by Judith Thompson. She has been involved with several of CCSU’s main stage shows including Sweeney Todd, Chicago, Tempest, Company, The Grapes of Wrath, and Into the Woods, as well as student directed productions such as Lorca and Betty’s Summer Vacation. Amy will be graduating in May with a double major in Theatre and Philosophy, and hopes to theatre and philosophy at the college level.
Each winner was awarded a one hundred fifty dollar prize from NETC. Congratulations!