The Four Star Alliance Awards Announced
Ojai Art Center Theater wins 12 awards for its 2017 productions
(Ojai, CA – December 18, 2017) The 4 Star Alliance Awards for 2017 were announced over the weekend and the Ojai Art Center Theater garnered 12 awards, including outstanding lead performances by Sean Mason as "Groucho Marx" in Animal Crackers A Musical and Sara Mitchell as "Molly Aster", Peter and the Starcatcher.
"We are very pleased that each of our productions this year won an award," said Richard Camp, Artistic Director for the Ojai Art Center Theater. "Being acknowledged by your peers throughout Ventura County is a real honor."
The Gala to celebrate the 2017 Season awards will be held at the High Street Arts Center In Moorpark on January 14 at 7 PM.
The Four Star Theater Alliance is comprised of six regional theaters: Santa Paula Theater Center; Camarillo Skyway Playhouse; High Street Arts Center; Elite Theater Company; Conejo Players Theater; and, Ojai Art Center Theater.
The list of all awards received by the Art Center Theater include:
Outstanding Lead Performance, Male: Sean Mason as "Groucho/Capt. Jeffrey T. Spalding", Animal Crackers
Outstanding Lead Performance, Female: Sara Mitchell as "Molly Aster", Peter and the Starcatcher
Outstanding Featured Performance, Male: Brandon Fichera as "Black Stache", Peter and the Starcatcher
Outstanding Featured Performance, Female: Tracey Williams Sutton as "Gwen/Ghost/Sarah Bernhardt", Women Playing Hamlet
Outstanding Set Design: Steve Mitchell, Peter and the Starcatcher
Outstanding Sound Design: David Bawel, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Outstanding Lighting Design: Claire Cleary, Peter and the Starcatcher
Outstanding Costume Design: Colin Summers, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Outstanding Music Direction: Holly Sewell, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Outstanding Choreography: Janet McNeil, Anything Goes
Outstanding Direction: Hanna Mitchell, Peter and the Starcatcher
Outstanding Overall Production: Peter and the Starcatcher – Len Klaif, Producer
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