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Summit Christian Academy Theatre Students Win Cappies Award

Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that four students recently received a Cappies Award in four different categories at the annual KC Cappies Gala held at the Folly Theatre as well as two students were named Director’s Commendees at the ceremony.

The Kansas City Cappies is a student journalism organization that reviews local school theatrical productions all over the metropolitan area. The season culminates with a grand Gala event, with performances from the top ranked plays and musicals from the season and awards given for the best performers, technicians, and writers of the year. SCA Theatre is a member of the KC Cappies as well as the International Thespian Society.

Recipients of the Cappies award from SCA were: Abbie Cook for Choreography for a Musical for Brigadoon, Mackenzie Osborn for Dancer in a Female Role for Brigadoon, and Ella Jones & Nora Schuh for Costumes for a Play for the production of The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe and for the musical Brigadoon. SCA students Weston Stucker & Levi Tomlin were also recognized as Director’s Commendees for their outstanding contribution to SCA Theatre. SCA senior Hannah Wyssmann also performed Almost Like Being in Love from Brigadoon in the opening medley at the Cappies Gala.

Summit Christian Academy Theatre Students Nominated for Cappies

Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that the SCA Theatre department has received 11 nominations with a total of 16 actors and stage crew members, for the Cappies Awards.

The Kansas City Cappies is a student journalism organization that reviews local school theatrical productions all over the metropolitan area. The season culminates with a grand Gala event, with performances from the top ranked plays and musicals from the season and awards given for the best performers, technicians, and writers of the year. SCA Theatre is a member of the KC Cappies as well as the International Thespian Society.

Nominees from SCA include:

  • Lead Actor in a Male Role in a Musical - Hunter Harris for Brigadoon

  • Choreography for a Musical - Abbie Cook for Brigadoon

  • Comic Actor in a Female Role in a Musical - Emma Coats for Brigadoon

  • Dancer in a Female Role - Mackenzie Osborn for Brigadoon

  • Costumes for a Musical -Violet Darby, Ella Jones, Jenna Jones & Nora Schuh for Brigadoon

  • Sets for a Musical - Hunter Harris, Charli Hinton, James Lee & Braeden Wooldridge for Brigadoon

  • Comic Actor in a Male Role in a Play - Charlotte Brownlee for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

  • Dancer in a Female Role - Mackenzie Osborn for The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

  • Choreography for a Play - Savanah Topping & Mackenzie Osborn for The Lion, The Witch & the Wardrobe

  • Costumes for a Play - Ella Jones & Nora Schuh for The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

  • Stage Crew for a Play - Addison Davies, Sean McCarty, and Hannah Ho for The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

SCA Theatre Students Nominated for Blue Star

Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that three secondary students were nominated for Starlight Theatre’s Blue Star Awards for the SCA musical theatre production of Brigadoon.

Starlight’s annual Blue Star Awards recognize achievement and excellence in musical theatre among Kansas City area high school students. High schools in metropolitan Kansas City and surrounding areas are invited to participate, and each year over 5,000 area students contribute either on the stage or behind the scenes in their school’s musical theatre production.

Fifty-six musicals participated this year and there are seven nominations for each category. SCA Senior Hannah Wyssmann received two nominations for Senior Rising Star Scholarship and Outstanding Performer in a Lead Role. Ella Jones & Nora Schuh received a nomination for Outstanding Costume Design. All nominations were for the SCA musical theatre production of Brigadoon.

“SCA Theatre Nominees for Blue Star Awards and Cappies have proven their dedication to theatre arts by consistent preparation, profound leadership, joy-filled performances both behind the scenes, and fulfilling roles that resonate in memories for a lifetime,” shared SCA Theatre Director Nancy Horine. “Well done! Congratulations to all who contributed to the recognitions we experienced this theatre season: we celebrate your talents and passion for excellence. We thank God for His gifts displayed in you, and given back to Him for His glory.”

Starlight’s red-carpet Blue Star Awards Ceremony were held on May 16.

Summit Christian Academy Theatre Students Receive Starlight Theatre’s Blue Star Nominations
Brigadoon

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SCA Theatre has memberships in the International Thespian Society, Kansas City Cappies, and Blue Star Awards, which encourage our students to fellowship with other theatre students in the KC area, and also give our students opportunities to be recognized by the larger theatre community for their excellence in our productions. In the past, SCA Theatre has won many Cappie awards for acting, singing, set, sound, special effects, make-up, theatre review writing, and stage crew. In 2012, SCA Theatre won the award for Best Musical for Hello, Dolly! In 2024, SCA Theatre won Blue Star Nominations for Leading Actress in a Musical, Hannah Wyssmann for Brigadoon and Costumes in a Musical, Norah Jones and Ella Schuh. For 2024 recipients of the Cappies award from SCA were: Abbie Cook for Choreography for a Musical for Brigadoon, Mackenzie Osborn for Dancer in a Female Role for Brigadoon, and Ella Jones & Nora Schuh for Costumes for a Play for the production of The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe and for the musical Brigadoon. SCA students Weston Stucker & Levi Tomlin were also recognized as Director’s Commendees for their outstanding contribution to SCA Theatre. SCA senior Hannah Wyssmann also performed Almost Like Being in Love from Brigadoon in the opening medley at the Cappies Gala.

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