On Saturday, March 16, 2009, 42 high schools from Massachusetts participated in the semi-final round of the Massachusetts High School “40-minute play” Drama Competition.
The CRLS production of “Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection” was awarded for excellence in 5 areas of theatre: The Stage Managers Award (an award chosen by the Host school, Andover H.S) was given to the entire CRLS Theatre Company.
Awards for Excellence in Acting were given to Paris Ellsworth, Rocio Perez and Jonathan Sung.
Awards for Technical excellence in Original Music Composition and Sound Design went to Sam Greenberg, Eric Sluyter and Alex Zimmer.
An award for Technical Excellence in Scenic Design and Execution went to Virginia Gendron-Greene, Erik Madsen Bond, Ivy Neff, Colum Smith, Eric Sluyter and Juliette Terry.
Ivy Neff was also presented with an award for Technical Excellence in Lighting Design.
Finals Information: CRLS will be performing at the John Hancock Hall at the Back Bay Center on Thursday, March 26 at 7:00pm. For more information: www.mhsdg.com or call the VPA office at (617) 349-6788