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ARTa Sign 2009

The 9th annual ARTa tournament was held May 2-3, 2009 at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA. Fifteen theaters competed in preliminary round competition, including six world premiere theaters.

 

The top four theaters were:

 

1st: Need Milk?, LSC North Harris

2nd: The Final Girls, LA Valley

3rd: Stonewall, Orange Coast

4th: The Worst of the Worst, CSULB

 

Other competition awards:

 

Audience Prize: the Final Girls, LA Valley

 

Semifinalist: Something Rotten, Mt. SAC

Semifinalist: The Big Bang, Orange Coast

Semifinalist: The Rule, LSC North Harris

Semifinalist: At a Time Like This, Orange Coast College

 

World Premiere Award: Confused, Like Us,  

                                       Cypress College

2009 National Tournament

2009 Invitation Packet

2009 Jury Awards and Nominees

 

Outstanding Ensemble Cast Performance

Winner:  Need Milk? – LSC-North Harris

Nominees:  The Rule – LSC-North Harris

The Big Bang – Orange Coast College

For You – Mt. San Antonio College

Mortified – Pasadena City College

Something Rotten – Mt. San Antonio

 

Outstanding Female Performer

Winner:  Maite Bruce, For You –  Mt. San Antonio College

Nominees:  Alexis Nalley – The Final Girl, L.A. Valley College

Meaghan James – At a Time Like This…,Orange Coast College

Ginna Escobar – Something Rotten, Mt. San Antonio College

Gina Krotee – The Big Bang, Orange Coast College

Priscilla Saavedra – The Big Bang, Orange Coast College

 

Outstanding Male Performer

Winner:  Dominic Woods – Stonewall, Orange Coast College

Nominees:  Bryan Powell – Need Milk?, LSC-North Harris

Emiliaro Bolado – Something Rotten, Mt. San Antonio College

Aaron Phillips – The Rule, LSC-North Harris

Joshua Hamzehee – The Worst of the Worst, CSU Long Beach

Sean Connor – The Worst of the Worst, CSU Long Beach

 

Outstanding Achievement in Script

Winner:  Final Girl – L. A. Valley College

Nominees:  Confused Like Us – Cypress College

Something Rotten – Mt. San Antonio College

Dream On – University of Illinois, Springfield

 

Outstanding Achievement in Music or Sound

Winner:  For You – Mount San Antonio College

Nominees:  The Worst of the Worst – CSU Long Beach

The Final Girl – L. A. Valley College

Need Milk? – LSC-North Harris

At a Time Like This… - Orange Coast College

 

Outstanding Achievement in Set

Winner:  Drunk – El Camino College

Nominees:  A Touching Moment – Saddleback College

Need Milk? – LSC-North Harris

The Final Girl – L. A. Valley College

The Rule – LSC-North Harris

 

Outstanding Achievement in Blocking

Winner:  Stonewall – Orange Coast College

Nominees:  Need Milk? – LSC-North Harris

The Big Bang – Orange Coast College

For You – Mount San Antonio College

The Worst of the Worst – CSU Long Beach

Confused Like Us – Cypress College

 

Outstanding Achievement in Costuming

Winner:  Something Rotten – Mt. San Antonio College

Nominees:  Confused Like Us – Cypress College

28 Scenes Later – Mount San Antonio College

For You – Mount San Antonio College

 

Special Award for Creative Innovation

Winner:  For You – Mt. San Antonio College, for the use of audience involvement and prizes.

Nominees:  The Final Girl –  LA Valley College/use of blood and tarp.

The Worst of the Worst – CSU Long Beach/use of prayer rug and chains.

Need Milk? – LSC-North Harris/ use of megaphone and Harvey Milk’s real voice.

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