PHS is honored to have earned nine Jester Awards for last fall's production of “Aida." Cast, crew, band, and directors received the awards and performed at the Jester Awards Ceremony in Wichita on May 5.
In the past eight months, Jester judges were invited to review 115 performances from 38 Kansas schools; PHS’s “Aida” was among them.
This was the fourth time in four years for PHS to earn Jester Award nominations, having also been nominated for Shrek and Band Geeks (2016), Seussical and Addams Family (2017), and the Little Mermaid (2018).
This year's awards were:
Outstanding Sound design: Elisabeth Brown
Outstanding Scenic design: Chuck Boyles and Greg Shaw
Outstanding Supporting actor: Gabe Anderson
Outstanding Technical Achievement in Hair/Makeup: Hazel Harper
Outstanding Production Number: The Gods Love Nubia
Outstanding Orchestra Direction: Cooper Neil
Outstanding Design Guest: Kyle Newby and Kole Perez
Outstanding Leading Actress: McKenna Shaw
Outstanding Overall Production: PHS