Winners of the 38th Drammy Awards

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We congratulate the following winners of the 2016 Drammy Awards:

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Cassi Q. Kohl
H.M.S. Pinafore
Mock’s Crest Productions

BEST SOUND DESIGN

Rodolfo Ortega
Blue Door
Profile Theatre

BEST YOUNG PERFORMER

Kai Tomizawa
Junie B. Jones: The Musical
Oregon Children’s Theatre

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: PROPERTIES DESIGN

Kaye Blankenship
In the Next Room, or the vibrator play
Profile Theatre

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN

Don Crossley
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Oregon Children’s Theatre

ARTSLANDIA AWARD

The Artslandia Award was presented to Imago Theatre.

BEST PIT ENSEMBLE

Tiempo Libre
Cuba Libre
Artists Repertory Theatre

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A PLAY

David Bodin
Twelfth Night
Portland Shakespeare Project

AND

Gavin Hoffman
Great Expectations
Portland Center Stage

PATA SPOTLIGHT AWARDS

The following Spotlight awards were presented by Portland Area Theatre Alliance (PATA):

-Other: Kate E. Ortolano
-Crew: The Crew of The Skin of Our Teeth at Artists Repertory Theatre
-Stage Manager: Karen Hill
-Stage Manager: D Westerholm

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC

Ernie Lijoi, Kevin Laursen, Lawrence Rush
Under the Influence
Fuse Theatre Ensemble

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

James Sharinghousen
Oklahoma!
Broadway Rose Theatre Company

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Jessica Wallenfels
H.M.S. Pinafore
Mock’s Crest Productions

PORTLAND CIVIC THEATRE GUILD AWARDS

The following awards were presented by the Portland Civic Theatre Guild:

The Mary Brand Award: $2000 to Rex Putnam High School Theatre Department Children’s Theatre Program to bring theatre to elementary school audiences that otherwise could not afford to attend.

The Leslie O. Fulton Fellowship: $5000 to John Ellingson for travel to England to study at the Beverly Puppet Festival in July, following which he will connect and interact with several prominent puppet companies in England.

The Portland Civic Theatre $4000 Award in support of theatre to CoHo Theatre to pay for the creation and installation of an exterior sign marking the building and increasing the visibility of the theatre.

The Portland Civic Theatre $6000 Award in support of theatre to Shaking the Tree to upgrade their lighting and sound equipment.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: SCENIC ARTIST

Mindy Barker
The Drunken City
Theatre Vertigo

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Alison Heryer
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Portland Center Stage

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Jamie Rea
A Doll’s House
Shaking the Tree

AGE AND GENDER EQUITY AWARDS

Age & Gender Equity in the Arts (AGE) presented the following awards:

$10,000 to Profile Theatre
$20,000 to CoHo Productions

BEST SCENIC DESIGN

Tony Cisek
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Portland Center Stage

BEST MUSIC DIRECTION

Rick Lewis
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Portland Center Stage

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Beth Harper

BEST ORIGINAL SCRIPT

Noah Dunham
How to Stop Dying
Action/Adventure Theatre

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Brian Demar Jones
Under the Influence
Fuse Theatre Ensemble

BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Beth Thompson
Orlando
Profile Theatre

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: PRODUCER

Adriana Baer & Samantha Van der Merwe
Passion Play
Profile Theatre & Shaking the Tree

BEST DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL

Chris Coleman
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Portland Center Stage

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: SOLO PERFORMANCE

Matthew Kerrigan
The Dissenter’s Handbook
Shaking the Tree

BEST DIRECTOR OF A PLAY

Matthew B. Zrebski
Orlando
Profile Theatre

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Malia Tippets
Heathers: The Musical
Staged! & triangle productions!

BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY

Gavin Hoffman
The Understudy
Artists Repertory Theatre

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A PLAY

The Set-Up
Cygnet Productions

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A MUSICAL

Ain’t Misbehavin’
Portland Center Stage

BEST PRODUCTION OF A PLAY

Orlando
Profile Theatre

BEST PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL

Ain’t Misbehavin’
Portland Center Stage

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