2022 Cappies Gala Honors Excellence in High School Theater

By Communication and Community Relations
June 13, 2022

The Cappies of the National Capital area held its annual awards gala honoring excellence in high school theater on June 6 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Awards brought home by FCPS students for writing included the following:

  • Maryland Theatre Guide Returning Critic: Gwen Ihde, Oakton High School
  • Bill Strauss Graduating Critic: Amelia Preble, Robinson Secondary School

The following performances brought home awards in the categories listed below:  

  • Crazy for You at South Lakes High School
    Best Musical
    Sets - Talia Holzman
    Choreography - Karina Yakubisin
    Ensemble in a Musical - Follies Girls
    Dancer in a Female Role - Karina Yakubisin
    Dancer in a Male Role - August Rivers
    Song - I've Got Rhythm
  • Airness High School Edition at McLean High School
    Best Play
    Marketing and Publicity - Clare A'Hearn
    Hair and Make-up - Sabrina Beadie, Emery Graninger, Erin Sharpe
    Sound - JT Fulkerson, Ethan Jones, Emma Springer, Matthias Zahniser-Renteria
  • Freaky Friday at Langley High School
    Stage Crew - Lucia He, Lucas Kelly, Jane Sullivan, Conner Tone
    Male Vocalist - Conor Farah
  • Head over Heels at Robinson Secondary School
    Lighting - Katie Eagan, Chad Kassan, Haley Novotny
    Costumes - Jessica Boalick, Andy Lawrence, Lora-Berkeley Macaranas, Ella Patterson
  • Puffs at Fairfax High School
    Comic Actor in a Male Role in a Play - Logan Baker
  • Puffs (Two Act Edition for Young Wizards) at South County High School
    Stage Management - Dominique Monette
    Supporting Actor in a Male Role in a Play - Anna Rae Eppard
  • Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical at Thomas Jefferson High School
    Special Effects and/or Technology - Leydi Cris Cobo Cordon, Ryan Lien, Mayuka Valluri, Aiden Zurcher
    Featured Actor in a Male Role - Cyrus Rivers
    Comic Actor in a Female Role in a Musical - Ryan Lien
  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at James Madison High School
    Featured Actor in a Female Role - Mary Ulses
    Comic Actor in a Male Role in a Musical - Jonah Uffelman
  • The Heidi Chronicles at Lake Braddock Secondary School
    Lead Actor in a Female Role in a Play - Liesl Winternitz
  • Tony n' Tina's Wedding at Herndon High School
    Supporting Actor in a Female Role in a Play - Emma Harris