LCCC’s theatre production receives nine Kennedy Center honors

Laramie County Community College student Brandon Brown plays the part of Christopher Boone as actors In the back from left to right are Avery Deary, James Brown, Jedediah Huntzinger and April Sandoval-Eaton speak in the upcoming production of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.' during rehearsal on campus in April of 2019. Michael Smith/LCCC
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - Following an adjudication by a team representing the Region 7 Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, the Laramie County Community College theatre program received nine regional nominations and honors for the spring production of the play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

This is the most nominations the LCCC program has received from KCACTF for a theatre production.

Three students were recognized with Irene Ryan nominations for acting: Brandon Brown, Cody Harvick, and Bianca White

Brown, also received another honor: a special achievement in acting by KC/ACTF.

“In my time here, it’s only happened once before. It’s for work so extraordinary, so singular in its completeness, that it deserves recognition beyond the Irene Ryan nomination,” said Jason Pasqua, theatre instructor and director of the production

Several LCCC students received Meritorious Achievement distinctions from KC/ACTF for their work on the production:
• Zach Hurst: Lighting Design
• Emilygrace Piel: Stage Management
• Olivia Saulsberry: Assistant Directing
• Alexander Soden (2): Lighting and Set Design
• Matthew Wren (2): Dramaturgy and Voice Consultant

The actors also received a Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Work.