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2020 US Army IMCOM Europe Entertainment Tournament of Plays (TOPPERs)

 
     The 60th annual US Army IMCOM Europe Entertainment TOPPERs Awards were announced in a virtual video presentation on Dec. 20.
     The video is available on our Army Entertainment Facebook Page and our IMCOM Entertainment YouTube Channel.
     A complete list of award and nominations is below.
 
new-14.png      The 2020 US Army IMCOM Europe Entertainment Tournament of Plays (TOPPERs) is an annual theater competition celebrating outstanding achievement at US Army Europe Entertainment Theaters and US Military theater groups across Europe.
      The program also provides educational and mentoring opportunities for theater staff and volunteers.
       Lastly, the TOPPERs celebrates the Army program's Soldier, Civilian and Family Member volunteers and the hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours they give their communities putting on theater productions and making their communities better places to live.
      The 2020 TOPPERs adjudication will be held 6 February to 2 April, 2020. 19 shows from 10 Army, Air Force and Navy military communities from the Netherlands to Sicily will be adjudicated.
      Three professional adjudicators will attend 19 productions in 10 military communities offering their insights to casts and crews following each show. They will also present free workshops in acting, directing, auditioning, singing and other theater skills at participating theaters.
 
For more information, contact:
Dane Winters, IMCOM Europe Entertainment Program Manager
dane.c.winters.naf@mail.mil
Military DSN Tel: (314) 544-9656
Civilian Tel: +49 (0) 611-143-544-9656
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2020 TOPPERs Entries
The Amelia Earhart Playhouse. USAG Wiesbaden, Germany.
 
The SHAPE Performing Arts Center. USAG Benelux, Belgium.
 
KMC Onstage. USAG Rheinland Pfalz/Kaiserslautern, Germany.
 
 
 
The Stuttgart Theater Center. USAG Stuttgart, Germany.
 
The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center. USAG Bavaria/Grafenwoehr, Germany.
 
 
The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse. USAG Ansbach, Germany.
 
 
The Soldiers' Theatre. USAG Italy/Vicenza, Italy.
 
Narnia, the Musical.
 
Brunssum Alliance Players. Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum NATO, Netherlands.
Clue.
 
The Sigonella Players. Sigonella Naval Air Station, Sicily, Italy.
Contagious Laughter.
 
Adjudication Schedule
Adjudication Schedule (subject to change)

Sun, Feb. 9: KMC Onstage Studio Theatre. Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.

Thur, Feb. 13: SHAPE Performing Arts Center. Babes in Arms.

Fri, Feb 14: Wiesbaden's Amelia Earhart Playhouse. Blue Door.

Sat, Feb. 15: KMC Onstage Main Stage. Footloose.

Sun, Feb. 16: The Stuttgart Theatre Center.  Aesop’s Foibles.

Sat, Feb 22: Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center. Harvey.

Sat, Feb 29: The Sigonella Players. Contagious Laughter.  

Thur, Mar 5: Ansbach's Terrace Playhouse Youth Theater. Walt Disney’s Frozen, Jr.

Sat, Mar 7: Vicenza’s Soldiers’ Theatre. The Addam’s Family.

Thur, Mar 12: SHAPE Performing Arts Center. The Cherry Orchard.

Fr, Mar 13: Wiesbaden's Amelia Earhart Playhouse. Matilda the Musical.

Sat, Mar 14: Stuttgart Theater Center. The Hello Girls.

Sun, Mar 15: KMC Onstage Youth Theater. Dinosaurs Before Dark.

Thur, Mar 19: Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center Youth Theatre. Clue.

Fri, Mar 20: Ansbach's Terrace Playhouse. Silent Sky.

Sun, Mar 22: Aviano Community Theater. Narnia the Musical.  

Thur, Mar 26: The Brunssum Alliance Players. Clue.

Sat, Mar 28: Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.       

Sun, Mar 29: KMC Onstage Main Stage. Anatomy of a Murder. 

Theatre Skills Workshop Schedule

Theatre Skills Workshops 

     2020 TOPPERs Theatre Skills Workshops are FREE and are open the the public. Advanced registration is required. Contact your community Entertainment Director or Theatre Director for more information and registration.
Youth Workshops are for ages 12-18 years.
Acting workshops required a memorized monologue from a published script.
Vocal and Singing workshops require a prepared musical selection from a published musical and sheet music.
 

2020 Workshop Schedule (subject to change)

Feb. 10: KMC Onstage Main Stage. 1900 hrs. Acting for Adults & Acting for Youth 

Feb. 17: The Stuttgart Theatre Center. 1900 hrs. Character and Story in Song Adult Workshops.

Feb. 18: KMC Onstage. 1900 hrs. Vocal Production and Singing for Auditions Adult Workshops.

Feb. 23: Ansbach Terrace Playhouse. 1300-1700 hrs.                                                                                                                                   Improvization for Character Development Workshop;                                                                                                                   Diction & Projection for the Actor Workshop;                                                                                                                                 and Audition Monologues Workshop.

Mar. 1: The Sigonella Players. 1230-1330 hrs. Technical Theatre Production in a Small Space
                                                 1330-1500 hrs. Singing & Auditioning Workshop
                                                 1500-1630 hrs. Acting and Auditioning Workshop
                                                 1800-1900 hrs.  Public Speaking for Single Service Members (NAS II, Liberty Center)            
 

Mar. 10: KMC Onstage. 1900. Acting and Singing Workshop

Mar. 11: KMC Onstage Studio Theatre: 1900. Acting and Auditioning Workshop

Mar. 17: Wiesbaden's Amelia Earhart Playhouse. Vocal Workshop

Mar. 23: Aviano Community and School Theatre. 1500-1630 hrs. Youth Design & Tech and Theater Practices Workshop                                                                                        1800-2000 hrs. Adult Design & Tech and Theater Practices Workshop       

Mar. 26: The Brunssum Alliance Theatre. 1330 hrs: Youth Acting. The International SchoolWorkshop Flyer 2020-01.jpg

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Adjudicators & Workshop Leaders
Andrea Huber Pic.JPGAndrea Huber is an internationally renowned performer and director. A graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, she is also an Irene Ryan National Acting Award Winner. As an opera singer and musical theatre performer, she has performed at the Krefeld-Moenchengladbach Opera House, the Graz Opera House, the Prague State Opera and many other major opera venues in Europe. She has also performed as an actress and singer in South Africa, Norway, Greece and the US. She recently appeared in Kiss of the Spiderwoman in Baden bei Wien in Austria and will present her one-woman Kurt Weill show in Graz, Austria in March 2020. As a director, Andrea will be directing The Marriage of Figaro for the Boston Opera Collaborative in Feb. 2020. She also directed Oliver! and Sweeney Todd at the former Roadside Theater in Heidelberg, where she also performed her one-woman cabaret shows to rave reviews. Andrea was an adjudicator and workshop leader for the 2015 and 2019 US Army One Page Play Festival.
 
Jonathon LamerJonathon Lamer headshot.jpeg has served as a TOPPERs Adjudicator and Workshop Leader since 2011. He is a Los Angeles based professional actor with a long list of credits. Originally from East Alton, Il., he has appeared in regional theaters in St. Louis, Massachusetts, Memphis and Little Rock as well as in theatres all over the greater Los Angeles area. He appeared in the HBO original films Soul of the Game, and Truman, as well as the independent features Lovely by Surprise and Night Sights. Commercial credits include PetSmart, Kroger’s and Amarillo National Bank. He is also featured in the latest print ad campaign for Walgreens Pharmacies. Jonathon has adjudicated theater festivals across California; is a member of Hollywood's Theatre of Note; and is a Respondent at the Lenaea Theatre Festival in Sacramento.

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Dane Winters received his MFA in Acting and Directing from Trinity University at the Dallas Theatre Center. He has been a member of US Army Europe Entertainment for 33 years having served as Music Center Director in Bamberg, Germany (1986-88); Theater Center Director and Entertainment Director in Stuttgart, Germany (1988-2000) and Entertainment Director in Heidelberg, Germany (2000-2012). He is currently the IMCOM Europe Entertainment Program Manager located in Sembach, Germany. Dane has received numerous awards for his direction, set and lighting designs and innovative programming. He has been honored with the AACT David C. Bryant Outstanding Service Award; the US Army Entertainment James T. Martin Lifetime Service Award; and numerous Commanders’ Achievement and Civilian Service Medals. Dane’s programming and theatre direction has earned four US Army Entertainment Irving Berlin Awards.

 

Awards Categories
TECHNICAL AWARD CATEGORIES (24)
Make-up for Play and Musical
Hair Design
Lighting Design for a Play and Musical
Set Design for a Play and Musical
Sound Design for a Play and Musical
Costume Design for a Play and Musical
Stage Properties and Dressing for a Play and Musical
Stage Manager for a Play and Musical
Technical Director for a Play and Musical
Choreography
Instrumentalist
Keyboard Player
Orchestra or Musical Accompaniment
Musical Director
Director of a Play
Director of a Musical
PERFORMANCE AWARD CATEGORIES (25)
Chorus Member in a Play or a Musical
Chorus or Ensemble for a Play and Musical
Debut Performance
Military Actress in a Play and Musical
Military Actor in a Play and Musical
Youth Performance in a Play and Musical
Actress in a Featured Role in a Play and Musical
Actor in a Featured Role in a Play and Musical
Supporting Actress in a Play and Musical
Supporting Actor in a Play and Musical
Actress in a Play and Musical
Actor in a Play and Musical
Best Play
Best Musical
Best Family Show
SPECIAL AWARDS - as merited
Adjudicated Show Posters

The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center

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KMC Onstage Youth Theatre, Kaiserslautern

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KMC Onstage Main Stage, Kaiserslautern

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The Stuttgart Theatre Center

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The Stuttgart Theatre Center Youth Production

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KMC Onstage Studio Theater, Kaiserslautern

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KMC Onstage Main Stage, Kaiserslautern

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The SHAPE Performing Arts Center

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Wiesbaden's Amelia Earhart Playhouse

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Wiesbaden's Amelia Earhart Playhouse

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The Sigonella Players

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The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse. Silent Sky

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SHAPE Performing Arts Center. Babes in Arms

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Adjudicated Show Programs

KMC Onstage Main Stage, Kaiserslautern

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KMC Onstage Studio Theatre, Kaiserslautern

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The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden

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The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center

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The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse

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NEW! Awards Video, Photos & News Coverage
NEW! 2020 Awards and Nominations. Announced 20 Dec. 2020

Announced on 20 Dec. 2020
 
*Outstanding Hair & Makeup Design Slide*
NOMINATIONS
Liz Webster - Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio Theatre.
Jacquelin Drivas - Aesop's Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Johnniecia Corwise - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Perlita Simmons - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
The production of Harvey. The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center
Emma Cammack & Chelsea Tabisz - Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
*Perlita Simmons - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
 
 
*Outstanding Costume Design for a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Marianne Warwick & Jessica Steele - Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio Theatre.
Trish Shepard - Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
Jennifer Culak - Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Kelly Todd - Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
Christine Kowitz - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Kimberly D. Stockton - Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse
AWARD
 Christine Kowitz - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing
 
 
*Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Christine Kowitz - Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Marianne Warwick - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Margi Ritscher - Disney’s Frozen. Jr. The Ansbach Youth Theatre
Alicia Mangers - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Emma Cammack - Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
Emma Cammack - Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
 
 
*Outstanding Sound Design for a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Andreas Daehn - Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
Ed Gaietto & Richard Roberts - Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Kevin Gichuru & Arthur Ross, Jr. - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
AWARD
Andreas Daehn - Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
 
 
*Outstanding Sound Design for a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
SSGT Josh de Guzman - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Barry Robinson & Ciriaco Colella - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Alan Buxkemper & Richard Roberts - The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Steve Knaup - Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
Alan Buxkemper & Richard Roberts - The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
 
 
*Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Cindy Krewson - Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio Theatre
Dan LaMorte - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Natali Esteves - Harvey. The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center
Brian Sowders & Tony Pegg- Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse
AWARD
Brian Sowders & Tony Pegg - Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse
 
 
*Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Brian Sowders - Disney’s Frozen. Jr. The Ansbach Youth Theatre
Cindy Krewson - Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
Jerry Brees - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
AWARD
Jerry Brees - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
 
 
*2020 TOPPERs Judges' Choice Award*
Vicenza’s Soldiers’ Theater and the Ederle Arts Center for creation of The Addams Family Covid 19 Protection Masks
 
*OUTSTANDING STAGE PROPERTIES & DRESSING FOR A PLAY*
NOMINATIONS
Lois Borsay & Emma Cammack - Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio
Brian Sowders & John Matthews - Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse
Richard Roberts - Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
AWARD
Richard Roberts - Aesop's Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
 
 
*OUTSTANDING STAGE PROPERTIES & DRESSING FOR A MUSICAL*
NOMINATIONS
Lindsey Simmons - Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
SSGT Brittany Atkins & Aleigh Terrell - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Jerry Brees & Alicia Mangers - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Sasha Flemming & Eric Kraemer - Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
Sasha Flemming & Eric Kraemer - Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
 
 
*OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN FOR A PLAY OR MUSICAL*
NOMINATIONS
Dan Lamorte & Olivier Galloo - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Eric Danzeiser - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Jerry Brees - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Beth Dougherty - Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
Eric Danzeiser – Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
 
 
*OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY*
NOMINATIONS
SSGT Tiffany Jones & Heather Dayton - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Kira Dominique Lenz - The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
SGT Martin Sinlao & Marissa Blake - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Rebecca Davatellis - Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
Heather Dayton - Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
SSGT Tiffany Jones & Heather Dayton - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
 
*Outstanding Orchestra or Musical Accompaniment*
NOMINATIONS
The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre, Vicenza
Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center.
AWARD
The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center.
 
 
*Outstanding Music Director*
NOMINATIONS
Heidrun Oberle - Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Alan Buxkemper - The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Kara Craven - Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
Ciriaco Colella - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Julia Boyers - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
AWARD
   Alan Buxkemper - The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
 
 
*Outstanding Stage Manager of a Play *
NOMINATIONS
SFC Tonya Prince - Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio Theatre
Richard Ranum - Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
PFC James Alegria - Harvey. The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center
Mary Dunlap & Nancy Himes - Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
Aniko Hettyey - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
AWARD
PFC James Alegria - Harvey. The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center
 
 
*Outstanding Stage Manager of a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
SGT Antonio Pannone - Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Grace Yeuell - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Becca Davis - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Bailey Craven - Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
Becca Davis - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
 
 
*Outstanding Technical Direction for a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Alan Buxkemper - Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Jason Procknal - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Tim Berry - Harvey. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
AWARD
Jason Procknal - The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
 
 
*Outstanding Technical Direction for a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Olivier Gallo & Jason Procknal - Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Eric Danzeiser - Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Jerry Brees - The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
 
 
*2020 American Association of Community Theatre Spotlight Awards*
SGT Martin Sinlao - Vicenza's Soldiers' Theatre
Alphonse Ortiz - Vicenza's Soldiers' Theatre
 
*2020 American Association of Community Theatre Special Recognition Awards*
Richard Roberts - The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Dane Winters - IMCOM Europe
 
 
*2020 TOPPERs Judges' Choice Award*
Jenna Turner, Marc Cabé & the Stuttgart Theatre Center for Original Youth Script - Aesop’s Foibles
 
 
*Outstanding Debut in a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Kaitie Brown as 'Betty Chumley' in Harvey. The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center
PFC James Alegria as 'E. J. Lofgren' in Harvey. The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center
Justice Smith in multiple roles in ‘Contagious Laughter’. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
AWARD
Justice Smith in multiple roles in ‘Contagious Laughter’. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
 
 
*Outstanding Debut in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
SSGT (Ret.) Billy Turner as 'Rev. Moore' in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Madeline Cole in Disney’s Frozen, Jr. The Ansbach Youth Theatre
Jacob Shropshire as 'Otto' in Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
Timothy Quezada, Jr. as 'Stump' in Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
Jennifer Claypool as 'Mrs. Wormwood' in Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
AWARD
Jennifer Claypool as 'Mrs. Wormwood' in Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
 
 
*Outstanding Ensemble in a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden.
Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio Theatre
Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse.
AWARD
Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio Theatre
 
 
*Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center.
Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage.
The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center.
Ana Brewster, Arianna Gomez, Kayla Braxton, Annalei Alfred & Rachel Dougherty as 'The Anatasaurus Mothers' in Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
Ana Brewster, Arianna Gomez, Kayla Braxton, Annalei Alfred & Rachel Dougherty as 'The Anatasaurus Mothers' in Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
 
 
*Outstanding Youth Performance in a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Claire Cash as 'Frances' in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio
Erin Paige Whitten as The Stage Manager' in Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Katja Sikorski as 'The Tortoise' in Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Erin Walden as 'Nurse Ruth Kelly' in Harvey
AWARD
Katja Sikorski as 'The Tortoise' in Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
 
 
*Outstanding Male Youth Performer in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Attila Cserményi as 'Gus Fielding' in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Aiden Odom as 'Lyle' in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage 
Henry Kreinbrink as 'Duke of Weselton' in Disney’s Frozen Jr. The Ansbach Youth Theatre
AWARD
Attila Cserményi as 'Gus Fielding' in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
 
 
*Outstanding Female Youth Performance in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Lindsey Simmons as 'Billie Smith' in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Emily Pacheco as 'Wendy Jo' in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Kara Daniels as 'Young Elsa' in Disney’s Frozen, Jr. The Ansbach Youth Theatre
Emmeline Forsberg as 'Young Anne' in Disney’s Frozen, Jr. The Ansbach Youth Theatre
Savannah Turner as 'Matilda' in Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
AWARD
Savannah Turner as 'Matilda' in Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
 
 
*Outstanding Chorus Member in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Summer Murray as 'Marie McGee' in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Ethan Simmons as 'Booker' in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Talia Pegg in Disney’s Frozen, Jr. The Ansbach Youth Theatre
Barrett Tabisz as 'Sapling' in Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
Jacob Barnes as ‘Bruce’ in. Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
(Award - TIE)
Ethan Simmons as 'Booker' in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center 
and
Talia Pegg in Disney's Frozen, Jr. The Ansbach Youth Theatre
 
                                                                                             
*Outstanding Featured Performance in a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Lina Aguirre in Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Ashley Voyce as 'Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet' in Harvey
Jada Henley in Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre 
Stephanie McCutcheon-Kalish in Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre 
Justice Smith in Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre 
Virginia Kaiser as 'Charlotta' in The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
AWARD
Virginia Kaiser as 'Charlotta' in The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
 
 
*Outstanding Actress in Featured Role in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Staff Sargent Tiffany Jones as 'Coach' & 'Betty Blast' in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Dani Balasa as 'Cowboy Bob' in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stag
Kayla Bostic as 'Bulda' in Disney’s Frozen, Jr. The Ansbach Youth Theatre
Stacey Thibodeaux as 'Mrs. Phelps' in Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
AWARD
Dani Balasa as 'Cowboy Bob' in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
 
 
*Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Balázs Cserményi as 'Marshall Blackstone' in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Nick Krizinski as 'Travis' in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
SPC Cody Hoppes as 'Garvin' in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Skyler Wellman as 'the King' and 'Oaken' in ‘Disney’s Frozen, Jr.’ The Ansbach Youth Theatre
AWARD
Skyler Wellman as 'the King' and 'Oaken' in Disney’s Frozen, Jr. The Ansbach Youth
Theatre
 
  
 
*Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Play *
NOMINATIONS
Sierra Lewis in Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
Megan Mills in Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
Meg Long as 'Dunyasha' in The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Margi Ritscher as 'Annie Cannon' in Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse
Skyler Berry as 'Duane Wilson' in Harvey. The Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center
PO1 David Olvera in ‘Contagious Laughter’. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
AWARD
Meg Long as 'Dunyasha' in The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
 
 
 
*Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Raphael Nieswand as ‘Beauregard’ in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Daniel Gilmer as ‘Willard’ in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
SSGT Adam Troy Atkins as ‘Uncle Buck’ in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
AWARD
Daniel Gilmer as ‘Willard’ in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
 
 
 
*OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL AWARD *
NOMINATIONS
Laura Schaefer as ‘Baby Rose’ in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Mindy Kruty-Crothers as ‘Ethel McCormack’ in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Julia Boyers as ‘Urleen’ in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Memphis Jones as ‘Wednesday’ in The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Tracy Coffee as ‘Bertha’ in The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Laurel Cooney as ‘Suzanne’ in The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
AWARD
Laura Schaefer as ‘Baby Rose’ in Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
 
 
 
*Outstanding Actress in a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Leah Wall as ‘Meredith’ in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio
Amy Barron Smolinski as ‘Georgeanna’ in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio
Rachel Blackwelder Gardner as ‘Trisha’ in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio
Lisa Cash as ‘Mindy’ in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio
Sunny Boone as ‘Ranevskaya’ in The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Alyssa Ellis as ‘Henrietta’ in Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse
AWARD
Rachel Blackwelder Gardner as ‘Trisha’ in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio
 
 
*Outstanding Actor in a Play*
NOMINATIONS
James Bailey as ‘Simon’ and others in Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
Renard Yearby as ‘Lewis’ in Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
PO3 Jordayn Fisher in Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
Mason A. Brown as ‘Peter Shaw’ in Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse
AWARD
James Bailey as ‘Simon’ and others in Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
 
 
*Outstanding Actress in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Denise Woodmansee as ‘Grace’ in The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Maria Vanezza Merjilla as ‘Morticiae’ in The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
Kate Thaler as ‘Ariel Moore’ in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
AWARD
Denise Woodmansee as ‘Grace’ in The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
 
 
*Outstanding Actor in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
SGT Martin Sinlao as ‘Gomez’ in The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre 
Brian Witcher as ‘Miss Turnbull’ in Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
Martin C. Jelonek as ‘Riser’ in The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
AWARD
Brian Witcher as ‘Miss Turnbull’ in Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
 
 
*Outstanding Military Performance in a Play*
NOMINATIONS
CPT Fabiani Duarte as ‘Trip’ in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
PO2 David Lane in multiple roles in Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
SrA Queen-Alexxas Bradley in Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
SPC Derek Patterson as ‘Yasha’ in The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
SSGT Mark Minton as ‘Trofimov’ in The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
SGT Agena Christopherson as ‘Varya’ in The Cherry Orchard. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
AWARD
PO2 David Lane in multiple roles in Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
 
 
*Outstanding Military Performance in a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
SrA Wilbur Mitchell as ‘Ren’ in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
SGT Kayla Winslow as ‘Vi Moore’ in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
MAJ Brian Andries as ‘Lukas’ in The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre
CWO3 Trevor Claypool as ‘The Doctor’ and other roles in Matilda the Musical. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
CPT Andrew Yacovone as ‘Matterson and other roles’ in The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
(Award - TIE)
SGT Kayla Winslow as ‘Vi Moore’ in Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage   
and                                                                    
CPT Andrew Yacovone as ‘Matterson and other roles’ in The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
 
 
*Outstanding Director of a Play*
NOMINATIONS
Anne Fleischer for Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
Amy Atkinson Ennis for Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio Theatre
Jeanne Ragonese for Contagious Laughter. The Sigonella Players Community Theatre
Vikki Hanrahan for Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse
AWARD
Anne Fleischer for Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
 
 
*Outstanding Director of a Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Rebecca Popplewell for Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
Richard Roberts for The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Jerry Brees for The Addams Family. The Soldiers’ Theater, Vicenza
Kara Cravan for Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
Rebecca Popplewell for Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
 
 
*2020 TOPPERs ‘Outstanding’ Family Show*
NOMINATIONS
Babes in Arms. The SHAPE Performing Arts Center
Aesop’s Foibles. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
Disney’s Frozen, Jr. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse Youth Theatre
Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
AWARD
Dinosaurs Before Dark. KMC Onstage Youth Theater
 
 
*2020 TOPPERs ‘Outstanding’ Play*
NOMINATIONS
Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. KMC Onstage Studio Theater
Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
Silent Sky. The Ansbach Terrace Playhouse
AWARD
Blue Door. The Amelia Earhart Playhouse, Wiesbaden
 
 
*2020 TOPPERs ‘Outstanding’ Musical*
NOMINATIONS
Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage
The Addams Family. The Soldiers' Theatre, Vicenza
The Hello Girls. The Stuttgart Theatre Center
AWARD
Footloose. KMC Onstage Main Stage