2016 & 2017 Arpee Awards Recognition for Outstanding Performances

Riverfront Playhouse, presenting locally produced quality theatre to the North State since 1981, is proud to announce the 2016 and 2017 recipients of the coveted (RP) Arpee awards.
The gala event took place on July 21, 2018. Board member Chris Gomez, acting as Emcee, brought theatre members, actors, directors, production managers, set designers, tech/sound/lighting, stage managers and support personnel together to celebrate the successful production of two very exciting theatrical seasons and to recognize the unique talent of all who made it happen. The recipients are
selected by Riverfront Playhouse members from a nomination list provided by each play’s director. The Artistic Committee compiles the voting ballot by category and distributes it exclusively to Riverfront Playhouse members. After considering the performances of individual actors and production quality of each play, the Riverfront Playhouse members made their selections for special recognition
of Arpee Awards as named below:

Most Versatile Actress- Tammy Jones
Most Versatile Actor- Bob Koroluck
Best Tech Booth- Kaxia Wilkins (Our Town)
Best Set Design- Bill Collins
(Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike)
Best Stage Manager- Brenda Sinclair
(Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike)
Best Young Actress- Linze Zaniroli (Our Town)
Best Young Actor- Kayden Smith (Our Town)
Best Supporting- Actress- Elsie Richie
(Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike)
Best Supporting- Actor- Nick Brown
(Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike)
Best Director- John Welsh (Our Town)
Best Actress- Lisa Collins
(Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike)
Best Actor- Mat McDonald
(Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike)
Best Play- Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Kornfield Award- Darryll Alvey
(For outstanding service to Riverfront Playhouse)


Most Versatile Actress- Lisa Collins
Most Versatile Actor- Ian Dalziel
Best Tech Booth- Annie Bakalienikoff
(Two on the Aisle, Three in a Van)
Best Set Design- Samantha Fork
(Two on the Aisle, Three in a Van)
Best Stage Manager- Jessica Weichman
(Two on the Aisle, Three in a Van)
Best Young Actress- Elizabeth Caccia
(None of the Above)
Best Young Actor- Reece Resendez
(The Cost of Winning)
Best Supporting Actress- Chelsea Bailey
(Trip to Bountiful)
Best Supporting Actor- Chris Gomez
(Two on the Aisle, Three in a Van)
Best Director- Chris Gomez (Trip to Bountiful)
Best Actress- Sandy Terry (Trip to Bountiful)
Best Actor- John Welsh (The Christmas Carol)
Best Play- Two on the Aisle, Three in a Van
Kornfield Award- Chris Gomez
(For outstanding service to Riverfront Playhouse)

The Riverfront Playhouse Board of Directors congratulates each and every Arpee nominee and recipient for a job well done. The hard work and dedication to their craft is greatly appreciated, along with the many volunteers who come together as a community to support their efforts.

-from press release
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