Festivals

Cappies 2017/2018

The Cappies Critics and Awards Program recognizes, celebrates and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students in the United States and Canada. We are beyond proud of the Tesoro Theatre Department for receiving the following nominations.

Nominees

Marketing in a Play: Katie Alexander, The Miracle Worker

Marketing in a Musical: Tesoro Marketing Team, Crazy For You

Hair and Makeup in a Musical: Holly Hatchel and Mya Kratzat, Crazy For You

Sound in a Musical: Cole Shoemaker, Crazy For You

Props in a Play: Gianna Piva, Brooke Semelsberger, Sam Melanson, The Miracle Worker

Props in a Musical: Gianna Piva, Brooke Semelsberger, Sam Melanson, Crazy For You

Lighting in a Play: Adrianna Ciscone, The Miracle Worker

Stage Management in a Play: Kira Dawson, The Miracle Worker

Stage Crew in a Musical: CJ Lazatin, Elise Sorensen, Tesoro Running Crew, Crazy For You

Ensemble in a Musical: Follies Girls, Crazy For You

Featured Actress in a Musical: Natalie Pappalardo as Irene Roth, Crazy For You

Female Dancer: Gianna Piva as Tess, Crazy For You

Male Dancer: Carson Preusse as Bobby Child, Crazy For You

Supporting Actress in a Play: Gianna Piva as Helen Keller, The Miracle Worker

Supporting Actor in a Musical: Luca De Marco as Bela Zangler, Crazy For You

Lead Actress in a Play: Julia Pacific as Annie Sullivan, The Miracle Worker

Lead Actress in a Musical: Eve DeVault as Polly Baker, Crazy For You

Song: I Got Rhythm, Crazy For You

Best Play: The Miracle Worker

Best Musical: Crazy For You

Best Senior Critic: Katie Alexander

Best Critics Team: Tesoro


FJC Musical Festival 2017/2018

FJC Musical Festival celebrates student achievement and introduces high school students to the Fullerton College Theatre Arts Department’s programs, faculty, students, and staff. Recent years have seen 60-70 schools attend and 1500-2000 competitors descend on the campus for two days of acting and design competition, improvisation, workshops, and great fun. Over 150 judges adjudicate approximately 30 rooms of competition each hour, and 200 college workers help make this arguably one of the best run theatre festivals in the country.

Adrianna Ciscone – Drowsy Chaperone – Lighting Design  – 1st place

Katie Alexander – Wild Oats – graphic design – 1st place

Mya Kratzat and Holly Hatchel – Drowsy Chaperone- makeup design- 1st place

Jessie Richard, Julia Pacific, Gianna Piva, Kianna Diaz, Eliza Schmitt, Natalie Pappalardo, Eve DeVault, Chelsea McCormick, Chris Ho, Luca De Marco, Josh , Jason Swanson, Alex , Tristan Zadradecz, Carson Preusse, Justin Mapano, Michael Brungardt- Bring It On- Musical Group- Finalist


CETA 2017/2018

Each year between October and December, the California Educational Theatre Association adjudicates Fall productions throughout the Southern California Region. The top high school productions are presented at our CETA Southern High School Theatre Festival during the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. The weekend offers a variety of opportunities including workshops led by professionals in the industry encouraging artistic growth for high school students and their teachers. The three-day Festival showcases four MainStage plays selected from four regions of Southern California: Los Angeles, Orange County, the Inland Empire, and San Diego County. Additionally, eight schools are selected to perform 10-minute scenes from their productions for the Festival’s SceneFest. The CETA Southern High School Theatre Festival is open to all high schools across the state of California.


RoleAbout 2017/2018

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Cappies 2016/2017

The Cappies Critics and Awards Program recognizes, celebrates and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students in the United States and Canada. We are beyond proud of the Tesoro Theatre Department for receiving 28 nominations; the most in the country.

Supporting Actor in a play – Carson Preusse, Diviners
Lighting in a play – Adrianna Ciscone, Diviners
Stage management in a play – Kira Dawson, Diviners
Marketing and Publicity in a play – Katie Alexander, Diviners

Best Musical – Drowsy Chaperone
Lead actor in a musical – Matt Davies Morris, Drowsy Chaperone
Lead actress – Eve DeVault, Drowsy Chaperone
Male Dancer – Carson Preusse, Drowsy Chaperone
Sound in a musical – Tyler Munro, Drowsy Chaperone
Marketing and Publicity in a musical – Katie Alexander, Drowsy Chaperone
Comic actor in a musical – Alexander, Drowsy Chaperone

And… Critic Team winner!


FJC Musical Festival 2016/2017

Rita Konopasky, Razaan Rizk & Tristan Zadravecz  – 3rd Place, Contemporary Comedic Ensemble

Julia Pacific – 3rd place, classical dramatic monologue

Kaden Berkenkotter – 2nd place, classical comedic monologue