The 2011 Stage Top Honor Award Winners

San Jose, CA — June 7, 2011  San Jose Stage Company and Broadway San Jose are pleased to announce the winners of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. Two Bay Area students, Trevor Bates and Maya Maniar, were also chosen for Outstanding Performance by an Actor and Actress in a musical to participate in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards: 2011 JIMMY Awards, where they will perform on a Broadway stage.

Local high school students learned on Monday, June 6th at the California Theatre in downtown San Jose, at a gala ceremony worthy of red carpet pomp and circumstance, that they were winners in various categories in the Top Honor Awards.  From Best Actress and Actor, Costume or Hair and Make Up Design, to Lighting and Scenery, and Orchestra and Chorus, the winners and their fan clubs celebrated.

“This year’s competition was fierce! In some of the categories it came down to one vote, so all of the schools should feel very proud of their accomplishments and productions this year,” said Spencer Williams, Director of Education for the San Jose Stage Company.  “It’s so wonderful to see all of the participating schools come together at the end of the year and celebrate each other’s productions! Each year the talent surpasses all of my expectations.”

And the winners are:

GRAPHIC DESIGN:

• Judi Fuller & Jami Smith – Valley Christian High School – Fiddler on the Roof

HAIR/MAKE-UP DESIGN:

• Laura Raitt – Heritage High School – The Scarlet Pimpernel

COSTUME DESIGN:

• Tacy Heath & Tammy Vance – Heritage High School – The Scarlet Pimpernel

LIGHTING DESIGN:

• Ryan Willer – Irvington High School – Starmites

SCENIC DESIGN:

• Troy River – American High School – Little Women

DIRECTION:

• Doug Santana – Archbishop Mitty High School – The Drowsy Chaperone

CHOREOGRAPHY:

• Robyn Tribuzi – San Mateo High School – The Wedding Singer

MUSICAL DIRECTION:

• Attilio Tribuzi – San Mateo High School – The Wedding Singer

ORCHESTRA:

• Christopher Wu – Archbishop Mitty High School – The Drowsy Chaperone

CHORUS:

• The Harker School – Pippin

BEST FEATURED PERFORMER:

• Lindsay Meyer (Anytime Annie) – The King’s Academy – 42nd Street

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:

• Jordan Joly (Marmee March) – American High School – Little Women

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:

• Max Ashcroft (Armand St. Just) – Heritage High School – The Scarlet Pimpernel

BEST LEADING ACTOR:

• Trevor Bates (Man in the Chair) – Archbishop Mitty High School – The Drowsy Chaperone

BEST LEADING ACTRESS:

• Maya Maniar (Hope) – Castilleja School – Urinetown

OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL THEATRE:

•  Michael Ackley – Heritage High School – The Scarlet Pimpernel

•  Trevor Longbottom – Pinewood School – Bye Bye Birdie

•  Sana Yamaguchi – San Mateo High School – The Wedding Singer

BEST OVERALL PRODUCTION:

• San Mateo High School – The Wedding Singer

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