CPA Arts up for multiple Spotlight Awards

The Tennesee Performing Arts Center recently announced finalists for it's upcoming Spotlight Awards presented by Lipscomb University's College of Entertainment and the Arts, and CPA has placed as finalist in eight categories!

"I'm incredibly proud of these students who embraced one of the most classic and most challenging musicals in American repertoire, and served the audience and glorified God as a unified company. That their work is being honored at the Spotlight Awards is an added delight," says Artistic Director Paula Flautt.

The Spotlight Awards are dedicated to honoring the talents, friendship, and educational endeavors of high school theatre students in Middle Tennessee. TPAC will host the awards ceremony on Saturday, May 12, in Jackson Hall. The top ten contenders for “Best Show” perform songs from their productions. Honors are presented in a variety of categories including vocals, dance, design, direction, and technical theatre, as well as an All-Star cast with students nominated from each school. The winners of the awards for “Best Actor” and “Best Actress” move on to national consideration for The Jimmy Awards in New York.

Following are the finalists:
  • Best Ensemble
  • Best Overall Design Concept
  • Best Show: CPA will be one of the 10 schools performing (performing a medley of Oh What a Beautiful Morning, Many a New Day, and Oklahoma)
  • Male Dancer:  Henry Fenton
  • Female Dancer:  Madeleine Hall
  • Supporting Actress:  Lorelei McDaniel 
  • Comedic  Actress:  Emme Teller
  • Dramatic Actor:  Luke Filson  
Many congratulations to all the cast and crew with expectations for a great awards evening all together at TPAC!

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