The Bravo Awards


The Bravo Awards are presented annually at the end of the production year to the outstanding actors and techies in the season's plays. Winners are selected by popular vote of their peers and directors and recognized with a certificate and a Bravo Award medal (which seniors may wear at Awards Night and Graduation). 


The 2016-2017 ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31 from 6:00 to 8:00 in the Higgins-Demas Theater.



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015-2016 Bravo Awards 

Outstanding Musical Actor in a Leading Role - Chess - Lucas Wood
Outstanding Musical Actress in a Leading Role - Chess - Mary Ellen Sharp
Outstanding Musical Performers in a Supporting/Ensemble Role - Chess - Molly Brown, Grace Drennan, Paige LeDuc, Gabby Link, Eleanor Shields
Outstanding Pit Orchestra Member - Chess - Pierce Vincenty

Outstanding Actor in the Production - One Act Play - The Other Shore - Tarzan Kane
Outstanding Actress in the Production - One Act Play - The Other Shore - Natalie Rogers

Outstanding Actor in the Production - Spring Play - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Desmond Reifsnyder

Outstanding Performer in the Production - Spring Play - Two - Mary Paola

Techie of the Year - Nolan Crandall
Most Improved Techie - Christina Closson
Best New Techie - Ben Hagle

The Ashleigh Littlefield "No Small Actor" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who made the most of a small role - Molly Brown

The "Super Stand-In" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who stepped into a role or job at the last minute and made a great positive impact on the production - Mason Gurtler

The "Nikki Conti Super-Spirit" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who demonstrated the most spirit and enthusiasm during rehearsals and performances - Rosie Avila

The "Lorin Cooper Super-Trouper" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who overcame great personal obstacles and persevered through a production - Pierce Vincenty

The Directors' Leadership Award - Awarded to the student(s) who provided the best and most consistent leadership throughout the year - Max Cornman



2014-2015 Bravo Awards 

Outstanding Musical Actor in a Leading Role - Tintypes - Griffin Graves
Outstanding Musical Actress in a Leading Role - Tintypes - Mary Ellen Sharp
Outstanding Musical Actor in a Supporting/Ensemble Role - Tintypes - Emerson Jeffery
Outstanding Musical Actress in a Supporting/Ensemble Role - Tintypes - Flannery Dillon
Outstanding Pit Orchestra Member - Tintypes - Pierce Vincenty

Outstanding Actor in the Production - One Act Play - The Dancers - Griffin Graves
Outstanding Actress in the Production - One Act Play - The Dancers - Mary Paola

Outstanding Actor in the Production - Spring Play - Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean - Lucas Wood
Outstanding Actress in the Production - Spring Play - Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean - Sammie Park

Outstanding Actor in the Production - Spring Play - The Mousetrap - Desmond Reifsnyder
Outstanding Actress in the Production - Spring Play - The Mousetrap - Molly E. Brown

Techie of the Year - Conor Crandall
Most Improved Techie - Christina Closson
Best New Techie - Allen Parsons

The Ashleigh Littlefield "No Small Actor" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who made the most of a small role - Tarzan Munson

The "Super Stand-In" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who stepped into a role or job at the last minute and made a great positive impact on the production - Conor Crandall

The "Nikki Conti Super-Spirit" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who demonstrated the most spirit and enthusiasm during rehearsals and performances - Grace Drennan


The "Lorin Cooper Super-Trouper" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who overcame great personal obstacles and persevered through a production - The Set Crew of The Mousetrap
Rosie Avila, Max Cornman, Christina Closson, Conor Crandall, Nolan Crandall, Emilia Cullen, Mason Gurtler, Carley Henderson, Allen Parsons, Cory Richards, Jacob Sanner, Greta Smallidge, Chelsea Thomas and Wilder Young

The Directors' Leadership Award - Awarded to the student(s) who provided the best and most consistent leadership throughout the year - Grace Drennan and Greta Smallidge



2013-2014 Bravo Awards 

Outstanding
 Musical Actor in a Leading Role - The Wiz - Griffin Graves
Outstanding Musical Actress in a Leading Role - The Wiz - Samantha Luck
Outstanding Musical Actor/Actress in a Supporting/Ensemble Role - The Wiz - Kirstin Richards
Outstanding Pit Orchestra Member - The Wiz - Sam Reeves

Outstanding Actor in the Production - One Act Play - The Final Curtain of the Gilded Lily - Gus DenDanto
Outstanding Actress in the Production - One Act Play - The Final Curtain of the Gilded Lily - Mia Jeannotte 

Outstanding Actor in the Production - Spring Play - 12 Angry People Tarzan Munson
Outstanding Actress in the Production - Spring Play - 12 Angry People - Mary Paola

Outstanding Actor in the Production - Spring Play - Lend Me a Tenor - Jacob Frankel
Outstanding Actress in the Production - Spring Play - Lend Me a Tenor - Mia Jeannotte

Techie of the Year - Wilder Young
Most Improved Techie - Mea Clark
Best New Techie - Sam Carignan

The Ashleigh Littlefield "No Small Actor" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who made the most of a small role - Conor Crandall

The "Super Stand-In" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who stepped into a role or job at the last minute and made a great positive impact on the production - Gus DenDanto

The "Nikki Conti Super-Spirit" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who demonstrated the most spirit and enthusiasm during rehearsals and performances - 
Griffin Graves

The "Lorin Cooper Super-Trouper" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who overcame great personal obstacles and persevered through a production - Samantha Luck

The Directors' Leadership Award - Awarded to the student(s) who provided the best and most consistent leadership throughout the year - Samantha Luck and Greta Smallidge



2012-2013 Bravo Awards 
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Best Musical Actor in a Leading Role - Pirates of Penzance - Tyler Wood
Best Musical Actress in a Leading Role - Pirates of Penzance - Catie Forthofer
Best Musical Actor in a Supporting Role - Pirates of Penzance - Francis Snyder
Best Musical Actress in a Supporting Role - Pirates of Penzance - Malia Demers
Outstanding Pit Orchestra Member
 - Pirates of Penzance Francis Snyder

Best Actor - One Act Play - Interview: A Fugue for Eight Actors - Max Swann
Best Actress - One Act Play
 - Interview: A Fugue for Eight Actors - Ailish Fahey 
Best Actor in a Leading Role - Spring Play - Arsenic and Old Lace Logan MacDonald
Best Actress in a Leading Role - Spring Play - Arsenic and Old Lace - Katherine Parsons
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Spring Play - Arsenic and Old Lace - Sam Robertson

Best Actress in a 
Leading Role - Spring Play - Wit - Axis Fuksman-Kumpa
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Spring Play - Wit - Jacob Frankel
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Spring Play - Wit - Emily Butler

Techie of the Year - Samantha Robinson
Most Improved Techie - Greta Smallidge
Best New Techie - Kevin Elk

The Ashleigh Littlefield "No Small Actor" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who made the most of a small role - Nate Genrich

The "Super Stand-In" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who stepped into a role or job at the last minute and made a great positive impact on the production - Jacob Frankel

The "Nikki Conti Super-Spirit" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who demonstrated the most spirit and enthusiasm during rehearsals and performances - 
Sam Robertson

The "Lorin Cooper Super-Trouper" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who overcame great personal obstacles and persevered through a production - Samantha Luck

The Directors' Leadership Award - Awarded to the student(s) who provided the best and most consistent leadership throughout the year - 
Sam Robertson and Samantha Robinson



2011-2012 Bravo Awards

Best Musical Actor in a 
Leading Role - Cats - Tyler Wood
Best Musical Actress in a Leading Role Cats - Rhiannon Vonder Haar
Best Musical Actor in a Supporting Role - Cats - Jacob Frankel
Best Musical Actress in a Supporting Role Cats - Meghan McDunnah
Outstanding  Dancers in Featured Performances Cats - Maeve Weber and Bradley Thurston
Outstanding Pit Orchestra Member
 Cats - Emily Dunbar

Best Actor - One Act Play - The Rimers of Eldritch - Max Swann
Best Actress - One Act Play - 
The Rimers of Eldritch - Axis Fuksman-Kumpa 

Best Actor - Spring Play - Barefoot in the Park - Logan MacDonald
Best Actress - Spring Play - 
Barefoot in the Park - Samantha Luck

Best Actor - Spring Play - Appointment With Death - Francis Snyder
Best Actress - Spring Play - 
Appointment With Death Rhiannon Vonder Haar   

Techie of the Year - Samantha Robinson  
Most Improved Techie - Lorelei Wehrfritz
Best New Techie - Greta Smallidge

The Ashleigh Littlefield "No Small Actor" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who made the most of a small role - Griffin Graves

The "Super Stand-In" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who stepped into a role or job at the last minute and made a great positive impact on the production - Jasmine Bender - Appointment With Death

The "Nikki Conti Super-Spirit" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who demonstrated the most spirit and enthusiasm during rehearsals and performances - 
Rhiannon Vonder Haar

The "Lorin Cooper Super-Trouper" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who overcame great personal obstacles and persevered through a production - Raven Walczak

The Directors' Leadership Award - Awarded to the student(s) who provided the best and most consistent leadership throughout the year - Sam Robertson and Samantha Robinson



2010-2011 Bravo Awards


Best Musical Actor in a 
Leading Role - Once Upon a Mattress - Logan MacDonald
Best Musical Actress in a Leading Role Once Upon a Mattress - Rhiannon VonderHaar
Best Musical Actor in a Supporting Role - Once Upon a Mattress - Ezra Woodye
Best Musical Actress in a Supporting Role Once Upon a Mattress - Katherine Parsons
Outstanding Pit Orchestra Member
 Once Upon a Mattress - Sean Cox

Best Actor - One Act Play - Children of Drancy - Noah Davis
Best Actress - One Act Play - 
Children of Drancy - Noelle Reilly 

Best Actor - Spring Play - Almost, Maine - Peter Grubb
Best Actress - Spring Play - 
Almost, Maine - Mae Krieg

Best Actor - Spring Play - Crimes of the Heart - Bradley Thurston
Best Actress - Spring Play - 
Crimes of the Heart - Axis Fuksman-Kumpa   

Techie of the Year - Samantha Robinson  
Most Improved Techie - Francis Snyder
Best New Techie - Mea Clark

The "No Small Actor" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who made the most of a small role - Aidan Pasha

The "Super Stand-In" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who stepped into a role or job at the last minute and made a great positive impact on the production - Noelle Reilly - Almost, Maine

The "Nikki Conti Super-Spirit" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who demonstrated the most spirit and enthusiasm during rehearsals and performances - Noelle Reilly

The "Lorin Cooper Super-Trouper" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who overcame great personal obstacles and persevered through a production - Arielle Levesque

The Directors' Leadership Award - Awarded to the student(s) who provided the best and most consistent leadership throughout the year - Noelle Reilly and Samantha Robinson



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009-2010 Bravo Awards

Best Musical Actor - Thoroughly Modern Millie - Matt Homer and Willis Reifsnyder (tie)
Best Musical Actress - Thoroughly Modern Millie - Liz Gilley

Best Actor - One Act Play - Sganarelle, or The Imaginary Cuckold - Ben Stevens 
Best Actress - One Act Play - Sganarelle, or The Imaginary Cuckold - Noelle Reilly 

Best Actor - Spring Play - The Odd Couple (Female Version) - Matt Homer
Best Actress - Spring Play - The Odd Couple (Female Version) - Noelle Reilly

Best Actor - Spring Play - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Jeff Servetas
Best Actress - Spring Play - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Maddy Johnson   

Techie of the Year - Hannah Dewey  
Most Improved Techie - Francis Snyder
Best New Techie - Samantha Robinson

The "No Small Actor" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who made the most of a small role - Axis Fuksman-Kumpa

The "Super Stand-In" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who stepped into a role or job at the last minute and made a great positive impact on the production - India Ross - The Odd Couple (Female Version) and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

The "Nikki Conti Super-Spirit" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who demonstrated the most spirit and enthusiasm during rehearsals and performances - Noelle Reilly

The "Lorin Cooper Super-Trouper" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who overcame great personal obstacles and persevered through a production - Debora Vettori

The Directors' Leadership Award - Awarded to the student(s) who provided the best and most consistent leadership throughout the year - Maddy Johnson and Jason Robinson



2008-2009 Bravo Awards


Best Musical Actor - Little Shop of Horrors - Sean Keady
Best Musical Actress - 
Little Shop of Horrors - Mary Stanley

Best Actor - One Act Play - Reunion - Sean Keady and Stephen Oaks (tie)  
Best Actress - One Act Play - Reunion - Noelle Reilly

Best Actor - Spring Play - "Five Plays" - Aaron Poirier
Best Actress - Spring Play - "Five Plays" - Stephanie Leonardi and Amber Theriault (tie)

Best Actor - Spring Plays - Talk Radio - Aaron Poirier 
Best Actress - Spring Play - Talk Radio -  Ashleigh Littlefield 

Techie of the Year - Zach Dewey  
Most Improved Techie - Jason Robinson

The "No Small Actor" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who made the most of a small role - Anna Rose Keefe

The "Super Stand-In" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who stepped into a role or job at the last minute and made a great positive impact on the production - Aaron Poirier in Little Shop of Horrors and Five Plays

The "Nikki Conti Super-Spirit" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who demonstrated the most spirit and enthusiasm during rehearsals and performances - Mary Stanley

The "Lorin Cooper Super-Trouper" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who overcame great personal obstacles and persevered through a production - Liz Gilley

The Directors' Leadership Award - Awarded to the student(s) who provided the best and most consistent leadership throughout the year - Aaron Poirier



2007-2008 Bravo Awards

Best Musical Actor - Oklahoma! - Ethan Miller
Best Musical Actress - 
Oklahoma! - Stephanie Leonardi

Best Actor - One Act Play - Best Intentions - Declan Murphy    
Best Actress - One Act Play 
Best Intentions - Hannah Welch and Harmony Bell (tie)

Best Actor - Spring Plays - Brandon Shepard 
Best Actress - Spring Plays - Mary Stanley   

Techie of the Year - Joanna Robinson   
Most Improved Techie - Hannah Dewey 

The "No Small Actor" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who made the most of a small role - Harmony Bell as Gertie in Oklahoma

The "Super Stand-In" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who stepped into a role or job at the last minute and made a great positive impact on the production - Mary Stanley, Birdboot, The Real Inspector Hound

The "Nikki Conti Super-Spirit" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who demonstrated the most spirit and enthusiasm during rehearsals and performances - Joe Fallica, Best Intentions

The "Lorin Cooper Super-Trouper" Award - Awarded to the actor, actress or techie who overcame great personal obstacles and persevered through a production - Declan Murphy, Oklahoma and Best Intentions

The Directors' Leadership Award - Awarded to the student(s) who provided the best and most consistent leadership throughout the year - Maddie Shattow and Mary Stanley
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