2017-2018 ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence

Spotlight Youth Theatre was honored with 26  ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence in a ceremony on Monday, September 17 at the Tempe Center for the Arts.  Spotlight performers and artists were nominated for 66 “Zonis” for productions in the 2017-2018 season, listed below.

Our theatre community is also proud of frequent Spotlight performers Steven Enriquez and Camden Wawro for winning the ariZoni scholarship to support them in their college careers.

Best Overall Production – Youth Play

Best Overall Production – Youth Musical

Actress in a Major Role – Youth Play

Actress in a Major Role – Youth Musical

Actor in a Major Role – Youth Play

Actor in a Major Role – Youth Musical

Actress in a Supporting Role – Youth Play

Actress in a Supporting Role – Youth Musical

  • Won: Jasmine Bassham for Cabaret
  • Won: Sarah Pansing for Pippin
  • Also nominated: Savoy Graca for Pippin

Actor in a Supporting Role – Youth Play

Actor in a Supporting Role – Youth Musical

Director – Youth Play

Director – Youth Musical

Musical Direction – Youth Theatre

Choreography – Youth Theatre

Scenic Design – Youth Theatre

Costume Design – Youth Theatre

Hair and Makeup Design – Youth Theatre

Lighting Design – Youth Theatre

Sound Design – Youth Theatre

Property Design – Youth Theatre

Fight Choreography – Youth Theatre

Media Design – Youth Theatre

Artistic Specialization – Youth Theatre

  • Nominated: Josh Hontz and Bobby Sample– Fire Effects – Pippin

Original Music Composition – Youth Theatre