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Wooster School Theatre Receives 17 HALO Nominations!

Wooster School participated for the first time in the HALO Awards, which is like the Tony Awards for Connecticut High School theatre. Wooster School was recognized with 17 nominations. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the awards will be held virtually on Facebook Live on Wednesday, June 24 at 7:00 pm.

Wooster School’s Nominations

Best Performance By A Featured Actor In A Musical:

  • Will Thaler as Colin in The Secret Garden

Best Performance By A Featured Actress In A Musical:

  • Tori Ingulli as Martha in The Secret Garden

Best Costume Design And/Or Execution:

  • Lindsey Jarrett for The Secret Garden

Best Hair And/Or Makeup Design And/Or Execution:

  • Skyler Marcus for The Secret Garden

Best Lighting Design And/Or Execution:

  • Anastasia Wei, Skyler Marcus, and Lola Ludwig for The Secret Garden

Best Scenic Design And/Or Execution:

  • Morgan Nolan and Nina Bigelow for The Secret Garden

Best Props Design And/Or Management:

  • Morgan Nolan for The Dining Room

  • Morgan Nolan and Julia DiCarlo for The Secret Garden

Best Dancing:

  • Wooster School: The Secret Garden

Best Specialty Ensemble:

  • Luke Thornbrough and Carolina Rafael as Fakir and Ayay in The Secret Garden

Best Chorus:

  • Wooster School: The Secret Garden

Best Performance By A Supporting Actress In A Musical:

  • Meghan Bourgeault as Lily Craven in The Secret Garden

Best Performance By A Couple Or Dynamic Duo In A Musical:

  • Meghan Bourgeault and Dayo Garritano as Lily and Archibald in The Secret Garden

Best Male Standout Performance In An Ensemble Production:

  • Dayo Garritano in The Dining Room

Best Performance By A Leading Actor In A Musical:

  • Dayo Garritano as Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden

Best Performance By A Leading Actress In A Contemporary Musical:

  • Sadie Drahzal as Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden

Best Musical:

  • Wooster School: The Secret Garden

More information about the Halo Awards

Seven Angels Theatre, Greater Waterbury’s only Equity Professional Theatre, is preparing for our 15th Annual High School HALO Awards! The HALOS is now the biggest High School Theatre Award Program in Connecticut, honoring student participation in all areas of high school theatre throughout the state.

The HALOS recognizes the contributions of students, and ONLY students, to their high school theatre programs. It is also the only program to recognize ALL aspects of theatre: not just musicals but plays, technical theatre, design and more.

In 2003, Seven Angels Theatre, a non-profit Equity regional theatre in Waterbury, joined with 12 high schools in the Greater Waterbury area to establish this program. Last season, the program included 62 schools divided into two divisions, primarily along geographical lines. Once you register the program, the HALO Awards Committee will send a theatre representative to each production your school registers. That adjudicator submits an evaluation. Teachers/Directors are asked to submit a Production Detail Form that allows you to share pertinent information that might not be visible to the naked eye. Lastly, we request a simple DVD of each production as a reference only so that other judges can view the show and compare their own observations to the primary evaluation. At the end of the school year, the volunteer judges meet to share their observations and produce a slate of nominees in each category. These professional volunteers are committed to unbiased recognition of the many aspects that go into a production. They work hard to make sure that all talent is recognized and all schools are acknowledged and honored.

Learn more => Halo Awards Presented by Seven Angels Theatre on Facebook 

And => Seven Angels Theatre

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