IOWA HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC THEATER AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT!
Clear Creek Amana Spring Production of “Sister Act” has been recognized for these awards:
Award #1 - Outstanding Performance in a Principal Role - Lily Schloss as “Mary Robert”
Lily has been invited to perform a portion of her solo at the showcase. She also qualified to participate in the 2022 Triple Threat program where she will have the opportunity to audition for multiple competitive opportunities to take her skills even further. The judges said “your vocals are outstanding and you gave an astounding performance as Mary Robert.”
Award #2 - Production Award for Distinguished Scene- “Raise Your Voice”
The judges said “the nuns singing warranted an Advanced ranking for their exceptional singing, beautiful harmonies and tremendous range. We could hear you sing all day. Also Teagen Bollers was excellent in this song as Deloris.”
Award #3 - Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role - Natalie Stewart as “Mother Superior”
The judges said “you sing with great expression and your diction is superb. We were impressed with your portrayal of age and your monologue was incredible.”
Award #4 - Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role - Alyssa Vance as “Mary Patrick”
The judges said “your facial expression and voice were simply infectious! We loved your high performance energy and could tell right away who your character was.”
The IHSMTA Showcase will be June 18 at 7:00pm at the Des Moines Civic Center. These students will be performing at the showcase: Lily Schloss, Natalie Stewart and Teagen Bollers. Tickets go on sale May 20. The showcase will be live-streamed at Iptv.org as part of a collaboration with Iowa Public Television. IPTV will air highlights later this summer. This program is sponsored by Des Moines Performing Arts. For more information go to www.dmpa.org.