DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #20: University Productions, Performances, and Ensembles

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The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Productions, Performances, and Ensembles honors in University productions go to:

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UNIVERSITY PRODUCTIONS:

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre.

African Americans at Howard University.

 An Experiment with an Air Pump at George Mason University.

Anything Goes at Howard University.

Argonautika at Howard Community College.

Bachelorette at American University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

The Basilisk of Barnagasso at The George Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance.

Big Love at The Catholic University of America.

The Children’s Hour at Howard University.

Conversations I’ve Never Had at The Catholic University of America.

Doctor Faustus at Gallaudet University Theatre and Dance Program.

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead at The George Washington University.

Don Giovanni at University of Maryland’s Maryland Opera Studio.

Emerge at Howard University.

Fires in the Mirror at Howard University.

Godspell at Montgomery College.

Good Kids at University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

The Human Capacity at University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Intimate Apparel at the University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice.

The Mage Knights of the Eternal Light at The Catholic University of America.

Legally Blonde the Musical at Montgomery College.

Marisol at Montgomery College.

The Most Happy Fella at The Catholic University.

Rashomon at American University.

The Revolutionists at The Catholic University Department of Drama.

 Rigoletto at The Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music.

Selma ’65 at The Catholic University of America.

Slow Falling Bird at Georgetown University.

SPEKTRUM at Howard University.

Spring Awakening at American University.

Tartuffe at The University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice.

The Threepenny Opera at American University.

The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek at The George Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance

Unlimited: The Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz at No Rules Theatre Company and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University.

 War With the Newts at Georgetown University

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PERFORMANCES 

Gustavo Ahualli as Tony in The Most Happy Fella at The Catholic University.

 Hasani Allen as Hero in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre.

Molly Allen as Gilda in Rigoletto at The Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music.

Gregory Atkin as Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre.

Liena Rose Armonies-Assalone as Van’s Sister in Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead at The George Washington University.

Madison Awalt as Sister in Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead at The George Washington University.

Jazmin Bacallao as Marisol in Marisol at Montgomery College.

Riley Bartlebaugh as Alonza in The Human Capacity at University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Josh Bierman as Chas in The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek at The George Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance.

Christopher Blackwell as Man with Scar Tissue in Marisol at Montgomery College.

Summer Brown as Esther in Intimate Apparel at the University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice.

John Cartwright II as Faustus in Doctor Faustus at Gallaudet University Theatre and Dance Program.

Teresa Catherine as Lorai Silvertree in The Mage Knights of the Eternal Light at The Catholic University of America.

Teresa Catherine as Marie Antoinette in The Revolutionists at The Catholic University Department of Drama.

Trinity Cox (Dancer) in SPEKTRUM at Howard University. 

Marina Di Marzo as Deirdre in Good Kids at University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Jordan Dong as Wendla Bergmann in Spring Awakening at American University.

Anthony Eversole as Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni at University of Maryland’s Maryland Opera Studio.

Ciaran Farley as Charlotte Corday in The Revolutionists at The Catholic University Department of Drama.

Jordan Feiner as Dalton inThe Trestle at Pope Lick Creek at The George Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance.

Carlos Feliciano as The Duke in Rigoletto at The Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music.

Rachel Foley as Olympia in Big Love at The Catholic University of America.

Jake Flum as Moritz Stiefel in Spring Awakening at American University.

Lara Fu as Skyler in Good Kids at University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Natasha Gallup as Amy in Conversations I’ve Never Had at The Catholic University of America.

Jordan Halsey as Mack the Knife in The Threepenny Opera at American University.

Sideeq Heard as Sensible West African Husband in African Americans at Howard University.

Marietta Hedges as Viola Liuzzo and Tommy Rowe in Selma ’65 at The Catholic University of America.

Kendall Helblig as The Wife in Rashomon at American University.

Angelina Hoidra as Marlene in Top Girls at The George Washington University.

Sabrina Hyman as Giangurgulo in The Basilisk of Barnagasso at The George Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance.

Noah Israel as Mr. Marks in Intimate Apparel at the University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice.

Molly Janiga as Philia in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre.

Kevin Johnson as Rogoletto in Rigoletto at The Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music.

Patrick Joy as Franz in The Human Capacity at University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Patrick A. Kavanagh as The Bandit in Rashomon at American University.

Patrick A. Kavanagh and Gianna Rapp as Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Peachum in The Threepenny Opera at American University.

Madeleine Kelly as Zahrah in Slow Falling Bird at Georgetown University.

Philip Kershaw as George in Intimate Apparel at the University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice.

Danielle King as Mary Tilford in The Children’s Hour at Howard University.

Rayven Leak (Dancer) in SPEKTRUM at Howard University. 

Nicole Levesque as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni at University of Maryland’s Maryland Opera Studio

Caleb Lewis as Rick in Slow Falling Bird at Georgetown University.

Kiernan McGowan as Brad in Conversations I’ve Never Had at The Catholic University of America.

Kendra McNulty as Katie in Big Love at The Catholic University of America.

Victoria Meyers as Elle in Legally Blonde the Musical at Montgomery College.

Shane Moran as Matt in Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead at The George Washington University.

Kelsey Murphy as Dawn Collins in The Mage Knights of the Eternal Light at The Catholic University of America.

Mackenzie Newbury as Cleo in The Most Happy Fella at The Catholic University.

Anne Norland as Lucy Brown in The Threepenny Opera at American University.

Zachary Norris as Jesus in Godspell at Montgomery College.

Emma Nadine Onasch as Rosabella in The Most Happy Fella at The Catholic University.

Annie Ottati as Tricia in Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead at The George Washington University.

Iliana Papanicolaou as Elmire in Tartuffe at The University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice.

Adanna Paul as Martha Dobie in The Children’s Hour at Howard University.

Marc Pavan, Bobby Cook Gallagher, and Kenneth Lautz as Dancing Chefs in The Most Happy Fella at The Catholic University.

Ashley Pugmire as Dorine in Tartuffe at The University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice.

Ellie Rabinovitz as Brooke Wyndham in Legally Blonde the Musical at Montgomery College.

  Jazmine Robinson as Dramatic West African Wife in African Americans at Howard University.

Seth Rosenke as Laertes Silvertree in The Mage Knights of the Eternal Light at The Catholic University of America.

Olivia Russell as Reeno Sweeney in Anything Goes at Howard University.

Samy Selim as Orgon in Tartuffe at The University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice.

Samantha Shoop in Godspell at Montgomery College.

Izzy Smelkinson as Ilse in Spring Awakening at American University.

Harrison Smith as Herman in The Most Happy Fella at The Catholic University.

Drew Stairs as Joe in The Most Happy Fella at The Catholic University of America.

Latia Stokes as Ruth in Conversations I’ve Never Had at The Catholic University of America.

Latia Stokes as Marianne Angel Ogé in The Revolutionists at The Catholic University Department of Drama.

Marceleine Sutter as Dull Gret in Top Girls at The George Washington University.

Ryan Jamaal Swain as Billy Crocker in Anything Goes at Howard University.

Alexcia Thompson as Rosalie Wells in The Children’s Hour at Howard University.

Martin Thompson as Mr. Malcolm and Bus Driver in The Lost World at the University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice.

Tim Traversy as Don Consolvo in The Basilisk of Barnagasso at The George Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance.

Rebecca Wahls as Isobel in An Experiment with an Air Pump at George Mason University.

Stephanie Wilson as Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera at American University.

Kimberlee Wolfson as Olympe De Gouge in The Revolutionists at The Catholic University Department of Drama.

Matt Winton as Jeff in Big Love at The Catholic University of America.

Laynee Dell Woodward as Zerlina in Don Giovanni at University of Maryland’s Maryland Opera Studio.

Karen Wright as Kristen Armour in  in The Children’s Hour at Howard University.

Gabe Zak as Phil in An Experiment with an Air Pump at George Mason University.

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ENSEMBLES:

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre.

African Americans at Howard University.

Anything Goes at Howard University.

Bachelorette at American University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

The Basilisk of Barnagasso at The George Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance.

Big Love at The Catholic University of America.

The Children’s Hour at Howard University.

Doctor Faustus at Gallaudet University Theatre and Dance Program.

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead at The George Washington University.

Emerge at Howard University.

Fires in the Mirror at Howard University.

Godspell at Montgomery College.

Good Kids at University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

The Human Capacity at University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Legally Blonde the Musical at Montgomery College.

The Mage Knights of the Eternal Light at The Catholic University of America.

The Most Happy Fella at The Catholic University.

The Revolutionists at The Catholic University Department of Drama.

Slow Falling Bird at Georgetown University.

Spring Awakening at American University.

The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek at The George Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance.

Unlimited: The Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz at No Rules Theatre Company and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University.

War With the Newts at Georgetown University.

LINKS:

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #1: Special Awards.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #2: Best Musicals in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #3: Best Musicals in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #4: Best Plays in Professional Theaters

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #5: Best Plays in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #6: Best Children’s/Family Productions.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #7: Best Performances in a Play in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #8: Best Performances in a Play in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #9: Best Performances in a Musical in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2015 #10: Best Performances in a Musical in Professional Theatres and Special Awards.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #11: New York’s Ten Best of 2015 by Richard Seff.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #12: ‘Memorable Dance in Baltimore and Beyond by Carolyn Kelemen.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #13 in Theater in The Philadelphia Area.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #14: Dance Performances.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #15: Best Directors of Musicals in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #16: Best Directors of a Musical in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #17: Best Directors of a Play  in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #18: Best Directors of a Play in Professional Theatres

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #19: DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #19: ‘A Look Back at Dance in 2015 by Lisa Traiger.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #20: University Productions, Performances, and Ensembles.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 Honors Begins Tomorrow-A Look Back at the 2014 Honorees.

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DCMetroTheaterArts writers were permitted to honor productions that they saw and we did not review.

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