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NYA Awards, Congratulations!

 
Please join us in congratulating our students and staff listed below, being honored in the Rocky Mountain Regions National Youth Arts awards! This year more than 600 productions were considered for the awards, including shows from more than 220 different members spanning 17 states & the UK. Award winners were selected from nominations by a panel of more than 50 judges and reviewers. Congratulations to everyone involved in our 2017-2018 season. 
 
NYA Awards Winners
Awards:
  • Lead Performance (Junior Division): Kiree Carlson as Kathy Selden in Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Lead Performance (Junior Division): Griffin Toole as Don Lockwood in Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Chloe Hritz as Mrs. Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank (American Academy- Motsenbocker)
  • Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Victoria Xikes as Lina Lamont in Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Victoria Xikes as Mrs. Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Ensemble (Junior Division): Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Choreography: Tiffany Ellen for Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Outstanding Direction: Courtney Townley for Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Castle Pines)

 

Nominations:

  • Outstanding Production (Junior Division): Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Lead Performance (Junior Division): Gavin Alleman as Cosmo in Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Lincoln Meadows)
  • Lead Performance (Junior Division): Kyra Brownlee as Anne Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank (American Academy- Motsenbocker)
  • Lead Performance (Junior Division): Rachel Buhay as Anne Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Lead Performance (Junior Division): Jared Engerman as Cosmo Brown in Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Lead Performance (Junior Division): Esther Jacob as Kathy Selden in Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy- Motsenbocker)
  • Lead Performance (Junior Division): Sarah Tepsic as Anne Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Olivia Gallo as Mrs. Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Drew Miller as Mr. Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank (American Academy- Motsenbocker)
  • Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Genevieve Miskines as Margot Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Costume Design: Patty Potter for Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Castle Pines)
  • Direction: Nicole Carlson for Singin’ in the Rain (American Academy-Lincoln Meadows)

 

 

Save the Date(s)

AAPA has several performances you dont want to miss. Save the dates and stay tuned for ticket information. 

  • Secret Garden (Middle School Play) - November  29th through December 2nd
    • Lincoln Meadows Campus - Tickets starting at $8 (Purchase Tickets here on October 30th) 
  • Improv Class Showcase - December 3rd
    • Deep Space Event Center - Free Admission
  • Elf Jr. (Elementary School Musical) December 6th through 9th 
    • Schoolhouse Theatre in Parker - Tickets starting at 12.50 (Purchase tickets at www.parkerarts.org on 11/1)
  • Winter Choir Concert - December 12th 
    • Motsenbocker Gym - Free Admission
  • Winter Instrumental Concert - December 13th
    • Castle Pines Gym - Free Admission 
  • School Talent Show - March 1st 
    • Castle Pines Gym 

 

Spring Musical Auditions

AAPA will be presenting "Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr." this spring as our all school musical. Auditions will take place on January 8th through 12th. Stay tuned for information on audition workshops.  The musical will be performed at PACE on May 10th through 12th. 
 
 

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