FCT Teen Theatre presentation of Disney’s High School Musical a rollicking success!

FCT Teens would like to thank everyone who came to see the show or provided support in any way, especially our patrons who literally filled the house on the second weekend, and the folks who spread the word after seeing us the first week!

Teen advisor and director Randy Brown is grateful for the time and talent everyone committed to this production.

Visit Jason Holland Photography to see or purchase photos from the show!

2010-2011 Laurel Awards

The 2010-2011 FCT Laurel Awards ceremony took place on June 18th at the Fremont Federation of Women home. Taking the top honor, the coveted Stanley Award, was FCT President Tim Bolton!

Thoroughly Modern Millie – (Teen Theatre) directed by Dan Henning

Laurels: Trent Smith, Kendra Keegan, Emily Turner, Nathan Wright, Brandon Wurgess, Josh Heard, and Amanda Hefflinger

Hardys: Ember Ollum, Jessica Holland, Corey Wise, Lizzie Cornicelli

Bingo, the winning musical – directed by Mitch Antesky

Laurels: Linda Rich, Amanda Burris, Hilary Frater

Hardys: /Bob Ammanniti, Cyndi, Hineline, Kendra Keegan

A Christmas Story – directed by Tim Bolton

Laurels: Jeff and Laura Buchanan, Mike Fraley, Scott Havice, and Mary Jo Foos

Hardys: Jeff Buchanan, Laura Buchanan, Diego Lopez

Leaving Iowa – directed by Michael PJ Foos

Laurels: Sue Stotz, Linda Bower, Jason Kramer

The Amorous Ambassador – directed by Pete Lowry

Laurels: Hank Povolny, Kendra Keegan, Bob Ammanniti Tim Bolton

Hardys: Bob Willer, Claire Zimmerman

The Sound of Music – directed by Randy Brown

Laurels: Candi Barickman, Tim Bolton, Mary Jo Foos, Darla Brown, Mindie Ottney, Sue Stotz, Hank Povolny

Hardys: Jeff Buchanan, Amanda Burris

Outstanding Business: JoAnn Fabrics

Outstanding New Member: Kendra Keegan

Outstanding Orchestra Member: Stephanie Opfer and Linda Bell

Other awards

2011 Stanley Award Winner Tim Bolton

2011 Stanley Award Winner Tim Bolton

Bridget Smith, Hilary Frater, and Scott Havice were recognized for their work on FCT’s first annual Youth Theatre Camp.

Outgoing Board Members Mitch Antesky, Scott Havice, and Randy Brown were recognized for their service.

Stanley Award: Tim Bolton

Audience Choice Awards

Thoroughly Modern Millie: Kirsten Eichert

Bingo: Hilary Frater

A Christmas Story: Diego Lopez

Leaving Iowa: Hilary Frater

The Amorous Ambassador: Donielle Yates

The Sound of Music: Taylor Adams

Anita Awards

Throughout the evening we were also treated to several awards in a variety of interesting “you had to be there” categories, as well as some potential new FCT slogans from Messrs. Foos, Havice, and Antesky. The “winners”:

Bob Willer…special fx in costuming, or Anita bigger flag pole to fly my stars and stripes

Donna Wollenslegel…special fx in prop handling: food, or Anita bigger punch bowl

Pete Lowry…special achievement in dedication, service, and commitment to FCT, or Anita break from planning the Laurels, so I’ll get a new knee

Mary Jo Foos…special achievement in design, construction, and repair, or Anita bigger eraser to balance these box office records