WT Theatre

Oct. 21, 2019

CONTACT: Royal R. Brantley, 806-651-2813, rbrantley@wtamu.edu


WT Theatre's Fall Productions Receive Awards

CANYON, Texas—The fall productions of “Songs for a New World” and “Our Town” presented by the Theatre Program at West Texas A&M University received responses/critiques from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region VI Respondents as well as awards and commendations.

WT Theatre has participated in the KCACTF for many years. In that process, WT Theatre has advanced several productions to the Regional and National Festivals and has garnered many awards in acting, design, directing, ensemble, production and technical theatre. The following students received recognition.

Irene Ryan Nominations for Excellence in Performance, who will compete in the KCACTF Region VI Irene Ryan Acting Competition in February 2020, include:

  • Réjene Phillips, sophomore musical theatre major, “Songs for a New World”
  • Chloe Ridolfo, senior musical theatre major, “Songs for a New World”
  • Coco Cummings, sophomore musical theatre major, “Our Town”
  • Tate Parker, sophomore acting major, “Our Town”

Rejene PhillipsChloe Ridolfo

Coco CummingsTate Parker

*Photographed left to right, top to bottom: Réjene Phillips, Chloe Ridolfo, Coco Cummings and Tate Parker.

Merit of Achievement for Acting:

  • Hanna Green, senior musical theatre major, “Our Town”
  • Joseph Ward, junior acting major, “Our Town”

Hanna GreenJoseph Ward

*Photographed left to right: Hanna Green and Joseph Ward.

Merit of Achievement for Vocal Direction

WT’s final production of the semester is “Ada and the Engine” by Lauren Gunderson. The production will show 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 - 9 and 14 and 15 as well as 2:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and 17 in the Branding Iron Theatre.

Go here to reserve your tickets or call the Box Office at 806-651-2804. Office operating hours are 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.