Drama students earn kudos

The drama departments from two Kent-area high schools have been nominated for awards at the sixth annual 5th Avenue High School Musical Theatre Awards.

  • BY Wire Service
  • Monday, June 2, 2008 2:24pm
  • News

The drama departments from two Kent-area high schools have been nominated for awards at the sixth annual 5th Avenue High School Musical Theatre Awards.

Kentridge High School received 14 nominations for its productions of “Little Me,” “She Loves Me” and “Mack and Mabel.” Nominations included “Outstanding Music Direction” for “She Loves Me,” “Outstanding Overall Musical Production” for “Mack and Mabel,” and “Outstanding Performance by an Actor in Leading Role” for Danny Lindgren’s portrayal of Nobel in “Little Me.”

The school also received an honorable mention for choreography in “Mack and Mabel,” and a special nod for Todd Lane’s outstanding achievement in sound design.

Kentlake High School received five nominations for its production of “Damn Yankees,” including “Outstanding Choreography,” “Outstanding Scenic Design,” and “Outstanding Lobby Display.”

Also, Kentlake student Keenan Ward earned an honorable mention for his performance as Mr. Applegate in “Damn Yankees.”

The award ceremony will take place 7 p.m. June 9 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle.

For a complete list of 5th Avenue Award nominees, visit the Web site www.5thavenue.org/education/highschoolawards-2008.aspx.

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