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A Chorus Line Lauded at NYA Awards

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AVPA Theatre's recent production of A Chorus Line has been honored at the National Youth Arts 10th Annual Awards.  The entire cast was named an Outstanding Ensemble by the judges.  In addition, Senior Ryan Gacula was awared Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Paul and Freshman Emma deZarn garned a Best Supporting Actress in a Musical award as Cassie.    Several other actors were nominated from the production for supporting actor and actress awards.  And the accolades were not limited to the students --  Ms. Jill Novick was nominated for Direction, Dr. Tony Spano was nominated for Musical Direction and Julie Carson was nominated for Choreography. 

Here is the complete list of award winners and nominees:

Awards:
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Ryan Gacula as Paul in A Chorus Line
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Emma deZarn as Cassie in A Chorus Line
Ensemble: A Chorus Line

Nominations:
Outstanding Production: A Chorus Line
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Adriana Romero as Diana in A Chorus Line
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Carly Shiever as Val in A Chorus Line
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Claire Skelley as Maggie in A Chorus Line
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Khamiya Terrell as Sheila in A Chorus Line
Choreography: Julie Carson for A Chorus Line
Musical Direction: Dr. Tony Spano, Jr. for A Chorus Line
Direction: Jill Novick for A Chorus Line
To see the full list of winners, click on http://www.nationalyouththeatre.com/news/news_nya_awards2015.asp.
 
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