Theatre Arts Department sent 37 students to the 2013 Region VII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Sacramento, California. Our full-length production, Welcome Home Jenny Sutter
, was one of only four shows invited from the region. The University of Idaho students also received a variety of awards:
- Millie Rose’s play Baby Bird was selected as a national semi-finalist for the John Cauble One Act Play Award
- Courtney Smith won the New West Drama Conference Design Award for Scenic Design
- John Remington received a KCACTF Region VII Certificate of Merit for his full length play, Pick Up Man
- Costume designer Nicholas Giacalone and received a KCACTF Meritorious Achievement Award for his work on Anton in Show Business.
- Sound designer Ray Pritchard also received a KCACTF Meritorious Achievement Award for his work on Anton in Show Business.
- Cassandra Johnson received a New West Drama Conference Meritorious Achievement Award for her Makeup Designs
- Sean Altuna was awarded a SCI Las Vegas Summer Institute Scholarship
In addition to these honors, faculty member Robert Caisley received a certificate of recognition from KCACTF Region VII for Excellence in Mentoring Young Playwrights.
Travel to the conference was funded in part from contributions made to the College Excellence Fund.