And the 2018 Blue Star Award Winners Are…

And the 2018 Blue Star Award Winners Are…

CATEGORY:
Broadway 

2018-05-18

TAGS:
high school musicals  Blue Star Awards  Starlight Theatre 

2018-05-18 CATEGORY: Broadway 

TAGS: high school musicals  Blue Star Awards  Starlight Theatre 

 

The red carpet was rolled out, the seats were filled, and the stage was brimming with song and dance as Starlight Theatre recognized high achievers in Kansas City high school musical theatre at the annual Blue Star Awards Ceremony on May 17. 

Modeled after Broadway’s Tony Awards®, Starlight’s Blue Star Awards celebrate the talented students and high schools that continue to raise the bar for musical theatre excellence throughout metropolitan Kansas City and surrounding communities. 

The following are the winners honored at the Blue Star Awards Ceremony: 

Outstanding Overall Production
Liberty North High School
Seussical

Outstanding Artistic Contribution by a Student
Kristi Haas for Choreography
Olathe East High School
Hairspray

Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role
Lauryn Hurley as Amalia Balash
Mill Valley High School
She Loves Me

Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role
Sam Aubuchon as Seymour Krelborn
Blue Springs High School
Little Shop of Horrors

Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role
Brynna Darley as Rona Lisa Lansing
High School Peretti/Olive’s Mom
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Outstanding

Actor in a Supporting Role
Isaac Hardin as Feargal McFerrin
Blue Springs South High School
Back to the 80’s…The Totally Awesome Musical

Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role
Ashley Ruckman as Mayor Matilda Hyde
Blue Valley North High School
All Shook Up

Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role
Jaren Muller as Jim Haller
Blue Valley North High School
All Shook Up

Outstanding Female Ensemble Member
Jane Stevenson as Trish
Rockhurst High School
Bonnie & Clyde

Outstanding Male Ensemble Member
Jonathan Edens as Skid Row Ensemble
Liberty High School
Little Shop of Horrors

Outstanding Ensemble
Olathe East High School
Big Fish

Outstanding Orchestra
Lee’s Summit High School
The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Outstanding Scenic Design and Construction, Tier I ($0-$1,999)
Excelsior Springs High School
Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka

Outstanding Scenic Design and Construction, Tier II ($2,000+)
Liberty North High School
Seussical

Outstanding Lighting Design
Olathe East High School
Hairspray

Outstanding Technical Crew
Lighting Crew
Liberty North High School
Seussical

Outstanding Costume Design and Construction, Tier I ($0-$1,499)
Leavenworth High School
Disney’s Tarzan

Outstanding Costume Design and Construction, Tier II ($1,500+)
Liberty North High School
Seussical

Outstanding Hair and Makeup Design
Raymore-Peculiar High School
The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Technical Achievement Award
Cassie Sisson for Costume Design
Liberty North High School
Seussical

Rising Star Scholarship Recipients
Mill Valley High School
Lauryn Hurley

Ruskin High School
Michael Ricketts

Starlight congratulates all of our 2018 honorees, as well as the many other talented students and schools nominated for Blue Star Awards! 

Click here to view the Blue Star Awards news release. 

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