DHS Theatre 308 is thrilled to announce two state-wide awards for this year’s fall drama “As you like it,” the gender-bender, mistaken-identity comedy by William Shakespeare. Grady Allen won Best Leading Actor in a Classic Play for his role as Orlando. Five students were recognized for the original music they both wrote and performed in the play: Jack Savage, Evelyn Sload, Isabelle Hole, Caeleigh O’Conner , and Elizabeth Kelly. All together, Theatre 308 was nominated for 17 awards for both of their productions “As you like it” and “Legally Blonde.”
Isabelle Hole, Jack Savage, and Evelyn Sload (Best Original or Incidental Music in a Play)
In addition to these two awards for the high school, DPS Middlesex Middle School teacher Tim Sorensen was recognized for 10 years of leading outstanding middle school theater. He was the only middle school teacher recognized by the Halos. Sorensen has also been nominated for the 2017 Tony Award (Excellence in Theater Education).
Tim Sorensen with Grady Allen (Best Lead Actor in a Classic Play)