The 2018 – 19 Prizm Awards

Fountain Hills Theater Prizm Awards

The Prizm Awards are presented annually by Fountain Hills Theater for excellence in acting, design and direction.  The awards are voted upon by FHT’s Season subscribers and attended by invitation only.  The event has become a celebration, party and reunion night for actors and crew, as well as designers, musicians and staff.  Also honored are volunteers who have gone above and beyond in service to the theater.

And The Nominees Are: 

OVERALL PRODUCTION
Ring of Fire – Produced by Debra Qualtire
Jesus Christ Superstar – Produced by Leah Klein
Steel Magnolias – Produced by Leah Klein
The Rat Pack Lounge – Produced by Alisa Feugate
The 12 Days of Christmas – Produced by Noël Irick
An Act of God – Produced by Peter J. Hill
The Producers – Produced by Patty Torrilhon And Linda Ferington
The Foreigner – Produced by Anne Kelleher
Pippin – Produced by Sharla Curtis
Disenchanted! – Produced by Leah Klein

ACTOR IN A MAJOR ROLE
Ring of Fire – Dave Lopez
Ring of Fire – Tom Mangum
Ring of Fire – Jay Melberg
Ring of Fire – Ukiah Odom
Jesus Christ Superstar – Nicholas John Gearing as Jesus
Jesus Christ Superstar – Ryan Malikowski as Judas
The Rat Pack Lounge – Chris Fidler as Jeorge Rodriques/Dean Martin
The Rat Pack Lounge – Peter J. Hill as William Saunders/Frank Sinatra
The Rat Pack Lounge – Ivan Thompson as Bobby Goldberg/Sammis Davis
The 12 Days of Christmas – Peter J. Hill
The 12 Days of Christmas – Henry Male
The 12 Days of Christmas – Tom Mangum
An Act of God – Bob Sorensen as God
The Producers – Scott Hyder as Max Bialystock
The Producers – Michael Stewart as Leo Bloom
The Foreigner – Ben Harris as Charlie
Pippin – Skyler Ponmai Washburn as Pippin

ACTRESS IN A MAJOR ROLE
Ring of Fire – Tanya Schoenwolf
Ring of Fire – Lesle St. John
Jesus Christ Superstar – Jacqui Notorio as Mary
Steel Magnolias – Sarah Brisco as Annelle Dupuy-Desoto
Steel Magnolias – Hilary Hirsch as Clairee Belcher
Steel Magnolias – NoÎl Irick as Ouiser Boudreaux
Steel Magnolias – Angela Kabasan as Truvy Jones
Steel Magnolias – Avery Volk as Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie
Steel Magnolias – Mary Pat Wallace as M’Lynn Eatenton
The Rat Pack Lounge – Sarah Brisco as Katherine Kerr/Angie
The 12 Days of Christmas – Sarah Brisco
The 12 Days of Christmas – Noël Irick
The 12 Days of Christmas – Val Stasik
The Producers – Erin Ryan as Ulla
The Foreigner – Shari Watts as Betty
Pippin – Kathi Osborne as The Leading Player
Disenchanted! – Brandi Bigley as Snow White
Disenchanted! – Erica Glenn as Cinderella
Disenchanted! – Elizabeth Bridgewater as Sleeping Beauty
Disenchanted! – Kori Stearns as Belle
Disenchanted! – Anna Sell as Hua Mulan
Disenchanted! – Juli Gore as The Little Mermaid
Disenchanted! – Ariana Iniquez as Pocahontas
Disenchanted! – Breanna Ghostone as The Princess who Kissed the Frog
Disenchanted! – Leah Klein as Rapunzel
Disenchanted! – Tina Khalil as Princess Badroulbadour

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Jesus Christ Superstar – Matt McDonald as King Herod
Jesus Christ Superstar – Peter Cunniff as Caiaphas
Jesus Christ Superstar – Kyle Bennett as Pilate
The Rat Pack Lounge – Tom Vinopal As Vic Candelino
An Act of God – Michael Paul as Gabriel
An Act of God – David Chorley as Michael
The Producers – Patrick Russo as Roger Debris
The Producers – Matt McDonald as Franz Liebkind
The Producers – Stephan Linder as Carmen Ghia
The Foreigner – Bryan Cameron as Ellard
The Foreigner – Roy Hunt as Owen
Pippin – Bill Bennett as Charlemagne
Pippin – Anthony Reyna as Lewis

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
The 12 Days of Christmas – Ava DeCampo
The 12 Days of Christmas – Savannah Grottenthaler
The 12 Days of Christmas – Victoria Pond
The 12 Days of Christmas – Sophia Vanella
The Foreigner – Estee Oglesbee
Pippin – Lacey Dixon as Catherine
Pippin – Brooke Arellano as Fastrada

ACTOR IN A MINOR ROLE
Jesus Christ Superstar – Richard Wells as Annas
Jesus Christ Superstar – Chris Fidler as Peter
Jesus Christ Superstar – Tom Mangum as Simon
The 12 Days of Christmas – Adam Oberg
The Producers – Chris Fidler as Lead Nazi Tenor

ACTRESS IN A MINOR ROLE
The 12 Days of Christmas – Brooklyn Avery
The 12 Days of Christmas – Autumn Sinclair
The Producers – Leah Klein as Hold Me, Touch Me
Pippin – Noël Irick as Bertha

DIRECTOR
Ring of Fire – Peter J. Hill
Jesus Christ Superstar – Peter J. Hill
Steel Magnolias – Roger Prenger
The Rat Pack Lounge – Bob Feugate
The 12 Days of Christmas – Peter J. Hill
An Act of God – Peter J. Hill
The Producers – Peter J. Hill
The Foreigner – Ben Tyler
Pippin – Peter J. Hill
Disenchanted! – Peter J. Hill

CHOREOGRAPHER
Ring of Fire – Jenny Lynne Iverson
Jesus Christ Superstar – Noël Irick
The Rat Pack Lounge – Darrah MacDougall
The 12 Days of Christmas – Noël Irick
The Producers – Noël Irick
Pippin – Jenny Lynne Iverson
Disenchanted! – Noël Irick

MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Ring of Fire – Lesle St. John and Ukiah Odom
Jesus Christ Superstar – Robin Peterson
The Rat Pack Lounge – Jay Melberg
The 12 Days of Christmas – Jay Melberg
The Producers – Robin Peterson
Pippin – Jay Melberg
Disenchanted! – Robin Peterson

SET DESIGN
Ring of Fire – Peter J. Hill
Jesus Christ Superstar – Peter J. Hill
Steel Magnolias – Jeff Blake
The Rat Pack Lounge – Peter J. Hill
The 12 Days of Christmas – Peter J. Hill
An Act of God – Peter J. Hill
The Producers – Peter J. Hill
The Foreigner – Jeff Blake
Pippin – Peter J. Hill
Disenchanted! – Peter J. Hill

LIGHTING DESIGN
Ring of Fire – Peter J. Hill
Jesus Christ Superstar – Peter J. Hill
Steel Magnolias – Peter J. Hill
The Rat Pack Lounge – Ross Collins
The 12 Days of Christmas – Ross Collins
An Act of God – Ross Collins
The Producers – Peter J. Hill
The Foreigner – Peter J. Hill
Pippin – Peter J. Hill
Disenchanted! – Peter J. Hill

SOUND DESIGN
Ring of Fire – John Schoenwolf
Jesus Christ Superstar – John Schoenwolf
Steel Magnolias – Ross Collins
The Rat Pack Lounge – John Schoenwolf
The 12 Days of Christmas – John Schoenwolf
An Act of God – Ross Collins
The Producers – John Schoenwolf
The Foreigner – Ross Collins & Ben Tyler
Pippin – John Schoenwolf
Disenchanted! – Ross Collins

COSTUME DESIGN
Ring of Fire – Noël Irick
Jesus Christ Superstar – Gail Oliphant
Steel Magnolias – Gail Oliphant
The Rat Pack Lounge – Noël Irick
The 12 Days of Christmas – Noël Irick & Allison Hacker
An Act of God – Noël Irick
The Producers – Emily Wood
The Foreigner – Gail Oliphant
Pippin – Noël Irick
Disenchanted! – Noël Irick

HAIR & MAKEUP
Jesus Christ Superstar – MaryBeth Ingram & Patsy Johnson
Steel Magnolias – MaryBeth Ingram & Patsy Johnson
The Producers – MaryBeth Ingram & Patsy Johnson
The Foreigner – Anne Kelleher
Pippin – Gina Hoyt
Disenchanted! – MaryBeth Ingram & Patsy Johnson