Each year, Circle Players honors the artist members involved in the previous season at the Annual Circle Awards.

The 66th Season Circle Awards

For 2015-2016

Photography by Bralyn Stokes.

 

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID

Cast and crew celebrate their win as "Best Show" of the 2015-2016 season.

Katharine Boettcher

Katharine Boettcher

Winner of Best Supporting Actress for her role as Ursula in "Disney's The Little Mermaid"

Joshua Waldrep

Joshua Waldrep

Winner in 2 categories: Best Director ("Children of Eden") and Best Cameo (Chef Louis in "Disney's The Little Mermaid")

Daryl Ritchie

Daryl Ritchie

Winner of Best Stage Manager for "Sister Act the Musical"

Wesley King

Wesley King

Winner of Best Male Vocalist for his performance as Adam in "Children of Eden"

Mary Corby

Mary Corby

Winner of Best Female Vocalist for her performance as Mother Superior in "Sister Act the Musical"

LaToya Gardner

LaToya Gardner

Winner of Best Actress for her performance as Deloris in "Sister Act the Musical"

John Kennerly

John Kennerly

Winner of Best Musical Director for "Sister Act the Musical"

Daniel DeVault

Daniel DeVault

Winner of Crew Member of Distinction a Co-Director, Producer and Stage Manager for "Of Mice and Men"

Dwayne Benn

Dwayne Benn

Co-winner with Easton Curtis for Best Featured Actor for their roles as Flotsam and Jetsam in "Disney's The Little Mermaid"

Chuck Brown

Chuck Brown

Winner of Best Producer for "Children of Eden"

Hana Imarhane

Hana Imarhane

RISING STAR AWARD for her service and internship with the production of "Children of Eden."

Cameron Cleland

Cameron Cleland

Winner of BEST SOUND DESIGN for "Disney's The Little Mermaid"

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Winner of Best Set Design for "Children of Eden"

Rachel Gallup

Rachel Gallup

Winner of Best Costume Design for "Disney's The Little Mermaid"

L.B. Gaiters

L.B. Gaiters

Winner of Best Props Manager for "Sister Act the Musical"

Taylor Simon

Taylor Simon

Winner of Best Featured Actress for her role as Sister Mary Lazarus in "Sister Act the Musical"

Hosted by ED AMATRUDO (Glenn Goodman),  from the cast of the TV drama NASHVILLE, longtime Circle supporter and former Artist Member.

CIRCLE AWARD WINNERS
(Season 2015-2016)

 

BEST SHOW
Disney’s The Little Mermaid

 

BEST DIRECTOR
Josh Waldrep
Children of Eden

 

BEST ACTRESS
LaToya Gardner
as Deloris, Sister Act the Musical

 

BEST ACTOR
Mitchell Stevenson
as George, Of Mice and Men

 

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS
Taylor Simon
as Sister Mary Lazarus,

Sister Act the Musical

BEST FEATURED ACTOR
Easton Curtis & Dwayne Benn
as Flotsam & Jetsam,

The Little Mermaid

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Katharine Boettcher
as Ursula, The Little Mermaid

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Antonio P. Nappo
as Lennie, Of Mice and Men

 

BEST FEMALE VOCALIST
Mary Corby
as Mother Superior, Sister Act the Musical

 

BEST MALE VOCALIST
Wesley King
as Adam, Children of Eden

BEST CAMEO
Melissa Husebo
as Head Snake, Children of Eden  

    

BEST CAMEO
Joshua Waldrep
as Chef Louis, The Little Mermaid

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Bakari King
The Little Mermaid

BEST MUSICAL DIRECTION
John Kennerly
Sister Act the Musical

BEST PRODUCER
Chuck Brown
Children of EDEN

BEST STAGE MANAGER
Daryl Ritchie
Sister Act the Musical

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Rachel Gallup
The Little Mermaid

BEST PROPS MANAGER
L.B. Gaiters
Sister Act the Musical   

 

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
Cathy Matthews
Sister Act the Musical

BEST SOUND DESIGN
Cameron Cleland
The Little Mermaid

BEST SET DESIGN
Jim Manning
Children of EDEN

CREW MEMBER OF DISTINCTION

(2 awards given for this category)
Daniel DeVault
Of Mice and Men       

CREW MEMBER OF DISTINCTION
Tonya Pewitt
Children of Eden

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Rising Star Award

Hana Imarhane, Intern
Children of Eden

 

J.Karen Thomas

J.Karen Thomas

In loving memory of our artist member J. Karen Thomas (1965 - 2015). Forever in the Circle-- and in our hearts.

Maggi Bowden

Maggi Bowden

In loving memory of our artist member Margaret "Maggi" Bowden (1950 - 2014). Forever in the Circle-- and in our hearts.

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