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News (Alberta): The 2018 Alberta High School Drama Festival Association Provincial Festival

2018 Awards: AHSDFA Provincial One-Act Play Festival

Adjudicators: Valerie Campbell (Artistic) and David Smith (Technical)
May 3-5 at Red Deer College 

Congratulations to all the participants fo the 2018 AHSDFA One-Act Festival. We look forward to seeing your future theatre endeavors!

Complete List of Award Winners

Award CategoryStudent NameProduction NameSchool NameZone
Professional Conduct
Outstanding
 The Bald SopranoLindsay Thurber
Comprehensive
High School
 4W
I Am Not BatmanLindsay Thurber
Comprehensive
High School
 4W
My Hands Were Made For ThisFFCA High School 9
The Golden C Wrench
(Designated by an RDC Tech)
The entire crew of:
My Hands Were Made For This
FFCA High School 9
Props
Outstanding
 Fifteen Minute MinimumForemost School 7
Sure ThingSturgeon
Composite
High School
 3
Set Design
Outstanding
 Mean GhoulsLloydminster
Comprehensive
High School
 3
BluebirdsEcole Secondaire
Beaumont Composite
High School
 4E
Set Design
Honourable Mention
 I Don’t Want
To Talk About It
Parkland Composite
High School
 2W
Sound Design
Outstanding
 Act of LivingHarry Ainly
High School
 8
Almost MaineMemorial
Composite
High School
 2W
Costumes & Makeup
Outstanding
 BluebirdsEcole Secondaire
Beaumont Composite
High School
 4E
Almost MaineMemorial
Composite
High School
 2W
Costumes & Makeup
Honourable Mention
 Laundry & BourbonEdwin Parr
Composite
High School
 2E
The Tell Tale HeartAlberta High School
of Fine Arts
 5
Ugly on the InsideWetaskiwin
Composite
High School
 4E
Lighting Design
Outstanding
 I Am Not BatmanLindsay Thurber
Comprehensive
High School
 4W
Lighting Design
Honourable Mention
 Tuesdays and SundaysSt. Joseph Catholic
High School
 1
Production Design
Outstanding
 My Hands Were
Made For This
FFCA
High School
 9
Live/Original Music
Outstanding
 I Am Not BatmanLindsay Thurber
Comprehensive
High School
 4W
Technical Achievement
Outstanding
 Here Lies HenryStrathcona
High School
 8
Stage Management
Outstanding
Sydney KranjcevicThe Tell Tale HeartAlberta High School
of Fine Arts
 5
Qazi Yousuf
Azam
Act of LivingHarry Ainly
High School
 8
Stage Management
Honourable Mention
Carmen McLeanMy Hands Were
Made For This
FFCA
High School
 9
Playwrighting
Outstanding
Alysha MohamedMy Hands Were
Made For This
FFCA
High School
 9
Choral Speech
Outstanding
 You’re Playing
You Now
Winston Churchill
High School
 6
Movement
Outstanding
 The Tell Tale HeartAlberta High School
of Fine Arts
 5
Large Cast Ensemble
Outstanding
 You’re Playing
You Now
Winston Churchill
High School
 6
Large Cast Ensemble
Honourable Mention
 Mean GhoulsLloydminster
Comprehensive
High School
 3
Almost MaineMemorial
Composite
High School
 2W
Small Cast Ensemble
Outstanding
 Tuesdays and SundaysSt. Joseph
Catholic High School
 1
Small Cast Ensemble
Honourable Mention
 Fifteen Minute MinimumForemost School 7
Keith Ewasiuk
Outstanding Ensemble
 I Don’t Want
To Talk About It
Parkland
Composite
High School
 2W
Non-Speaking
Acting
Outstanding
Branden Martell
Alex Jerrett
Terron Hilchey
Easton Holman
Mean GhoulsLloydminster
Comprehensive
High School
 3
Acting:
Physical Comedy
Outstanding
 The Bald SopranoLindsay Thurber
Comprehensive
High School
 4W
Acting:
Physical Comedy
Honourable Mention
Brandon Leitch
Zac Petryliak
Almost MaineMemorial
Composite
High School
 2W
Acting:
Character
Outstanding
Merick BontrupUgly on the InsideWetaskiwin
Composite
High School
 4E
Acting:
Character
Honourable Mention
Rachel CollingsThe Bald SopranoLindsay Thurber
Comprehensive
High School
 4W
Riley BirkettI Don’t Want
To Talk About It
Parkland Composite
High School
 2W
Acting:
Comedic
Outstanding
George CrawfordThis Side of HeavenStrathmore
High School
 5
Jordan PutmanThis Side of HeavenStrathmore
High School
 5
Madison BettsLaundry and BourbonEdwin Parr
Composite
High School
 2E
Jack WalkerHere Lies HenryStrathcona
High School
 8
Acting:
Comedic
Honourable Mention
Tyler SheskeySure ThingSturgeon
Composite
High School
 3
Acting:
Dramatic
Outstanding
Alex VoutchkovAct of LivingHarry Ainly
High School
 8
Skylar DupontHaikuWestwood
Community
High School
 2E
Aaron RefugioI Am Not
Batman
Lindsay Thurber
Comprehensive
High School
 4W
Alysha MohamedMy Hands Were
Made For This
FFCA
High School
 9
Shiv RavalMy Hands Were
Made For This
FFCA
High School
 9
Acting:
Dramatic
Honourable Mention
Jordon FroudeI Don’t Want To
Talk About It
Parkland
Composite
High School
 2W
Directing
Outstanding
Roman Neil
Dungo
Here Lies HenryStrathcona
High School
 8
Alysha Mohamed
Shiv Raval
Amanda Yee
My Hands Were
Made For This
FFCA
High School
 9
Directing
Honourable Mention
Rebecca VrdolakSure ThingSturgeon Composite
High School
 3
Devin GoughAct of LivingHarry Ainly
High School
 8
Emma GuidoThe Bald SopranoLindsay Thurber
Composite
High School
 4W
Arpita IslamHaikuWestwood
Community
High School
 2E

 

List of Workshops Offered at the Festival

Workshop NameInstructor
Behind The Scenes:
Finding a Career in the Entertainment Industry
Nancy Sager
Freeing The Natural VoiceThomas Bradshaw
Improvisation FUNdamentalsTeigan Blondin de Boer
Specialty Fabrics for Costumes and PropsDonna Jopp
Introduction to PlaywritingJames Wade
Design: Stage Directions
What to Follow and What to Ignore
David Smith
Paper and Tape PuppetryHeather Cornick
AuditioningCol Ceske
A Taste of ClowingJacqueline Russell
Stage Combat 101Jeff Olynk
Stage ManagementAilsa Birnie
Acting: From Beginning to BeingNikki Hulowski
Musical Theatre:
Singing and Acting Auditions
Suzanne Hermary
Intro to ShakespeareCarly McKee
Using Cardboard Props and Masks
To Create Scenes
Josh Bertwistle
Stage ManagementAilsa Birnie Stockton
Introduction to DramaturgyKatherine Holm

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