Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre recognized Wenatchee, Cashmere, Leavenworth and Chelan schools Tuesday night for their outstanding theater productions.
Wenatchee High School’s “Phantom of the Opera” won honorable mention in four categories: outstanding overall musical, music direction, lighting design and hair and makeup design.
Wenatchee senior Ally Atwood was nominated for best supporting actress for her role as Carlotta in “Phantom.” Jordan Ghiglia earned an honrable mention as a supporting actor for his performance as Raoul.
Cashmere’s all-district musical “Seussical” earned an honorable mention for outstanding orchestra. “The Whos” won honorable mention for outstanding performance by an ensemble group.
The 5th Avenue Theatre also honored two students for their student achievement off stage: Bryce Newberry of Wenatchee High School and Cody Lippert at Cashmere High School.
In Chelan, Lea Poirier accepted an honorable mention as a supporting acress in a non-singing role for her role as “The Cook” in “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”
Chelan and Cashmere high schools also received special honors for educational impact.
In Leavenworth, Cascade High School’s costume design in “Brigadoon” earned an honorable mention.
More than 2,200 students — many in costume — attended the awards ceremony Tuesday night in Seattle. The 5th Avenue Theatre considered 105 productions at 88 schools statewide and handed out awards in 21 categories. For a complete list of honorees, visit 5thavenue.org/education/student-programs.
Rachel Hansen: 664-7139