Malik Basnight, Daniela Herman, and Yanni Giannakopoulos in Median East End Arts recognized the theatrical talents of nine Ross students, nominating them for Teeny Awards, a high school student program patterned after the Tony Awards. The 12th annual awards gala will be held on Sunday, June 8, at 3pm at Longwood High School in Middle Island.
“It is a testament to the student’s hard work and commitment that they received eleven nominations in the face of very, very stiff competition,” said Performing Arts teacher Gerard Doyle.
The following students were nominated for their work in the 2013 Fall One-Act Plays:
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Freshman Daniela Herman as "Hays" in Median Sophomore Katie Morgan as "Melissa" in The Individuality of Streetlamps Junior Amili Targownik as The One-and-a-Half-Year Silent Girl
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Sophomore Malik Basnight as "Danny" in Median Sophomore Yanni Giannakopoulos as "Scotty" in Median
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Freshman Daniela Herman as "Bethel" in The Grand Scheme Senior Kate Mandrukevica as "Raya" in Under Lubianka Square Senior Naomi Tankel as "Clarice" in The Grand Scheme
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Yanni Giannakopoulos as "Arnold" in No Skronking Sophomore Jin Zhang as "Dex" in Gave Her the Eye
Stage Management, One-Act Plays Junior Inga Cordts-Gorcoff
Congratulations to all!