UW-Green Bay

January 2017

Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival honors

Posted on January 17, 2017
Congratulations to our Theatre and Dance program!  At the recent Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival (KC ACTF) Region III in Indianapolis, IN, the University’s production of “Play Nice” won the “Golden Handtruck Award”  The award recognizes the best technical work and most professionalism in getting production materials ready for performance and then taken down afterwards.  This is the seventh time the program has won the Golden Handtruck Award.

Individual honors include student Laker Anne Thrasher as one of 12 finalists in the Musical Theatre Incorporated (MTI) musical theatre auditions and one of 20 finalists in the MTI dance auditions.  Five UW-Green Bay students made it of the musical theatre auditions.  Five students participated in the Irene Ryan Acting Competition.  Student Cody Von Ruden was a finalist in the costume design category for his Death of a Salesman design project.