Congratulations 2021 International Thespian Festival Qualifiers!

High School Critic’s Choice Winners 2020

Skylar Daniels (2023), Nylah Langford (2023), Francesca Hiatt (2023), Musical Theatre: Group; “Something Better Than This” from Sweet Charity; Written by Neil Simon and Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

Lara Hunter (2023), Musical Theatre: Solo; “Screw Loose” from Cry-Baby; Music and Lyrics by Thomas Meehan, Mark O’Donnell and Adam Schlesinger

Billy Spaur (2023), Musical Theatre: Solo; “Words Fail” from Dear Evan Hansen; Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and Steven Levenson

Middle School Critic’s Choice Winners 2020

Nicole Siegler (2025) Musical Theatre: Solo; “Forever Yours” from Once on this Island; Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and Music by Stephen Flaherty

Hazel Kachline (2025), Musical Theatre: Solo; “Astonishing” from Little Women; book by Allan Knee, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and music by Jason Howland.

Isaac Dechtman (2027), SoloActing: Monologue; Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elie

High School Critic’s Choice Recommended

Avi Levin (2022), Acting: Monologue; The Little Dog Laughed and King John; John Beane/Shakespeare

Carter Graham (2021), Evy DiPasquantonio (2021), Acting: Duet Scene, The Pavilion; Craig Wright

Jay Seller Scholarship Recipient

Carson Coffey (2021)

2020 International Thespian Festival Qualifiers

Alexandra White (2021), Musical Theatre: Solo, “No Good Deed” from Wicked; musical by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman

Skylar Daniels (2023), Nylah Langford (2023), Francesca Hiatt (2023), Musical Theatre: Group; “Something Better Than This” from Sweet Charity; Written by Neil Simon and Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

Justice Warner (2024), Musical Theatre: Solo; “Practically Perfect” from Mary Poppins; Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe

Ben Feldman (2023), Acting: Monologue: Much Ado About Nothing, The History of Invulnerability; Shakespeare/David Bar Katz

Charlotte Hearn (2024), Musical Theatre: Solo; “I Don’t Need a Roof” from Big Fish; Music and Lyrics by John August and Andrew Lippa

Brandon Searle (2023), Acting: Monologue; Prodigal Son and The Misanthrope; John Patrick Shanley/Molière

Brendan Rosenberg (2023), Acting: Monologue, A Woman Killed With Kindness and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Thomas Heywood/Christopher Durang

Lara Hunter (2023), Musical Theatre: Solo; “Screw Loose” from Cry-Baby; Music and Lyrics by Thomas Meehan, Mark O’Donnell and Adam Schlesinger

Amelia Hoffman (2023), Musical Theatre: Solo; “Dear Lucy” from Circles; Music and Lyrics by Drew Gasparini

Harrison Lyles-Smith (2023), Acting: Monologue; All My Sons and The Seagull; Arthur Miller/Anton Chekhov

Rush Bogin (2023), Acting: Monologue; Admissions and Edward II; Joshua Harmon/Christopher Marlowe

Billy Spaur (2023), Musical Theatre: Solo; “Words Fail” from Dear Evan Hansen; Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and Steven Levenson

Amelia Hoffman (2023), Reed Jacobs (2023), Musical Theatre: Duet; “Don’t Do Sadness/Blue Wind” from Spring Awakening; Music and Lyrics by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater

Skylar Daniels (2023), Musical Theatre: Solo, “Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride” from I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change; Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts

Katelyn Hurd (2021), Musical Theatre: Solo; “No One Else” from Natasha, Pierre, And The Great Comet Of 1812; Music and Lyrics by Dave Malloy

Juliette Fabre (2022), Acting: Monologue, The Two Noble Kinsmen and The Language of Angels; Shakespeare/Naomi Iizuka

Talia Thorpe (2022), Musical Theatre: Solo; “When Did I Fall In Love” from Fiorello; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock

Marie-Antoinette Banks (2021), Acting: Monologue, Lungs and Dry Land; Duncan Macmillan/Ruby Rae Spiegel

Avi Levin (2022), Acting: Monologue; The Little Dog Laughed and King John; John Beane/Shakespeare

Carson Coffey (2021), Musical Theatre: Solo; “Waving Through a Window” from Dear Evan Hansen; Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul