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East End Arts Presents 13th Annual Teeny Awards Nominations, Ceremony on Sunday, June 7, 2015

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East End Arts is thrilled to announce the 2015 Teeny Awards Nominees. Theatrical productions presented by the 16 participating East End high schools have been attended and reviewed by a panel of volunteer judges.

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Riverhead, NY - May 8, 2015 - East End Arts is thrilled to announce the 2015 Teeny Awards Nominees. Theatrical productions presented by the 16 participating East End high schools have been attended and reviewed by a panel of volunteer judges. Evaluations of student performances were based on skills demonstrated in Movement (physical expression, gesture, posture, fluidity), Delivery (projection, articulation, interaction, timing, expression), and Stage Presence (confident, believable, enthusiastic, charismatic, dynamic). Evaluations of performances in Musical Productions also include skills in Singing (intonation, range, interpretation, phrasing, rhythm, articulation, ensemble work) and Dancing (technique, fluidity, expression, gesture, ensemble work). The Teeny Awards, conceived from the idea of the Antoinette Perry Awards – The Tony Awards – for Broadway shows, has been celebrating excellence in high school theater across the East End of Long Island since 2002, and is presented and coordinated by East End Arts.

The top five scoring students are the nominees. A formal awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Center Moriches High School, commencing with a red carpet at 1:30 PM and the ceremony kicks off at 3:00 PM, hosted by radio personality, broadcaster, host and interviewer, Walker Vreeland, during which the winners will be announced. The 13th Annual Teeny Awards ceremony is open to the public. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. Adult tickets are $20 in advance (must purchase by 5 PM on June 5), and $25 at the door; student tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Center Moriches High School is located at 311 Frowein Rd, Center Moriches NY

And the nominees for the 13th Annual Teeny Awards (2014-15) are:

Nominees listed by category in alphabetical order

MUSICAL
Supporting Male in a Musical
Matt Agryropoulis as Conrad Birdie in “Bye Bye Birdie” at Center Moriches
John Drinkwater as Mistrel in “Once Upon a Mattress” at Greenport
Matt Drinkwater as Sir Harry in “Once Upon a Mattress” at Greenport
Ramsey Pack as Seaweed in “Hairspray” at Longwood
Connor Vaccariello as Uncle Fester in “The Addams Family” at Southold

Supporting Female in a Musical
Chloe Dervin as Amber Von Tussle in “Hairspray” at Longwood
Olivia Garrison as Commissioner Doyle in “Annie Warbucks” at Shelter Island
Audrey Owen as Alice Beineke in “The Addams Family” at Pierson
Meg Pickerell as Alice Beineke in “The Addams Family” at Southold
Kaylea Scott as Motormouth Maybell in “Hairspray” at Longwood

Lead Male in a Musical
Sam deSoto as Link Larkin in “Hairspray” at Longwood
Denis Hartnett as Gomez Addams in “The Addams Family” at Pierson
Franklin Krzyzewski as Igor in “Young Frankenstein” at Hampton Bays
David Letteriello as Edna Turnblad in “Hairspray” at Longwood
Sean Mannix as King Arthur in “Spamalot” at Shoreham-Wading River
William Tondo as Gomez Addams in “The Addams Family” at Southold

Lead Female in a Musical
Rebecca Dwoskin as Wednesday Addams in “The Addams Family” at Pierson
Mackenzie Engeldrum as Inga in “Young Frankenstein” at Hampton Bays
Serina Kaasik as Annie in “Annie Warbucks” at Shelter Island
Allie Lasot as Wednesday Addams in “The Addams Family” at Southold
Katie Lemmen as Kim McAfee in “Bye Bye Birdie” at Center Moriches
Isabella Le Boeuf as Tracy Turnblad in “Hairspray” at Longwood
Marisa Tache as Rosie in “Bye Bye Birdie” at Center Moriches

PLAY
Supporting Female in a Play
Emily Clasen as Mrs. Webb in “Our Town” at Shoreham-Wading River
Raven Janoski as Penny Sycamore in “You Can’t Take it With You” at Mattituck
Grace Lukachinski as Petronella Van Daan in “The Diary of Anne Frank” and as Ethel in “Moon Over Buffalo” at McGann-Mercy
Lena Wolf as Sister Drobney in “Don’t Drink the Water” at Southold/Greenport Drama

Supporting Male in a Play
Nicholas Auletti as Heavy 1/Mr./Mrs. McGarrigle in “The 39 Steps” at Westhampton Beach
James Blydenburgh as Heavy 2/Mr./Mrs. McGarrigle in “The 39 Steps” at Westhampton Beach
Denis Hartnett as Lady Bracknell in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Pierson
James Mancuso as Mr. Webb in “Our Town” at Shoreham-Wading River
Oliver Orr as Kolenkhov in “You Can’t Take it With You” at Mattituck
Max Peterson as Crofter in “The 39 Steps” at Westhampton Beach

Lead Female in a Play
Rebecca Dwoskin as Cecily Cardew in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Pierson
Olivia Geppel as Anne Frank in “The Diary of Anne Frank” at McGann-Mercy
Emily Hassid as Emily Webb in “Our Town” at Shoreham-Wading River

Colleen Kelly as Alice Sycamore in “You Can’t Take it With You” at Mattituck
Audrey Owen as Gwendolen Fairfax in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Pierson

Lead Male in a Play
Max Crean as George in “Moon Over Buffalo” at McGann-Mercy
Paul Hartman as Algernon Moncrieff in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Pierson
Shane Hennessy as John Worthington, J.P. in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Pierson
Sean Mannix as Stage Manager in “Our Town” at Shoreham-Wading River
Ramsey Pack as Carroll Danes in “Bad Auditions by Bad Actors” at Longwood

ONE-ACT PLAY        
Outstanding Female in a One-Act Play
Emily Austopchuk as Tassie in “Tassie Suffers” at Ross School
Daniela Herman as Sarah in “Bed & Breakfast” at Ross School
Megan Kelly as The Nurse in “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet” at Riverhead
Aria Saltini as Stage Manager in “The Audition” at Riverhead
Hannah Schneider as Elizabeth’s Mother in “The Audition” at Riverhead

Outstanding Male in a One-Act Play
Isaac Kulp as Romeo in “Seussification of Romeo and Juliet” at Riverhead
Ryan Mancini as Tybalt in “Seussification of Romeo and Juliet” at Riverhead
Samuel Mancini as Mercutio in “Seussification of Romeo and Juliet” at Riverhead
Miguel Monori as Barry in “Misfortune” at Ross School
Mael Oujaddou as Matthew in “Measuring Matthew” at Ross School

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY
Victoria Carroll, Brielle Borges, Ella Baldwin, Jessica Nicholson, Laura Schmitt for “Footloose” at Riverhead
Emma Galasso for her number in “Godspell” at Westhampton Beach
Paul Hartman for his number in “The Addams Family” at Pierson
Megan Murry, Nellie Spellman, Lena Wolf for “Once Upon a Mattress” at Greenport

PLAYBILL AND POSTER DESIGN
Sabrina Baum and Natalie Brooks for “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Pierson
Bridget Comisky and Lily Saeli for “The Addams Family” at Southold
Emily Gatz for “You Can’t Take it With You” at Mattituck

OUTSTANDING PERFORMERS
Outstanding Male in a Musical or Play
Nick Auletti for his roles in “Godspell” at Westhampton Beach
Trevor Cockeri-Patrick as Edmund in “Bad Auditions by Bad Actors” at Longwood
James Mancuso as Galahad in “Spamalot” at Shoreham-Wading River
Daniel Qua for his performance of “Prepare Ye” in “Godspell” at Westhampton Beach
Tyler Thompson as Eugene in “Grease” at East Hampton

Outstanding Female in a Musical or Play
Julie Ehm as Patty Simcox in “Grease” at East Hampton
Gwyn Foley as Essie in “You Can’t Take it With You” at Mattituck
Emma Leaden as the Grand Duchess Olga in “You Can’t Take It With You” at Mattituck
Alex Peterson as Dr. Victor von Frankenstein in “Young Frankenstein” at Hampton Bays
Isabel Simon as the Jester in “Once Upon a Mattress” at Greenport
Chryso Tsompelis as Grandma in “The Addams Family” at Southold

JUDGES' CHOICE AWARD
This award is chosen by the judges in a vote. It is for a particular scene, musical number, dance number, ensemble effort, or group that the judges feel stands out enough to warrant the special recognition. This year, the recipient is The Ancestors from “The Addams Family” at Pierson High School.

The 13th Annual Teeny Awards is made possible by the support of our sponsors. East End Arts extends its thanks to lead sponsor Suffolk County National Bank, with additional support from Empire National Bank, as well as, Mary Ann & Joseph Martorano, Sea Tow, Tanger Outlet Center, and Bridgehampton National Bank. 

For more information about the Teeny Awards, contact Anita Boyer at teenyawards@eastendarts.org or 740-607-6748, or click here.