2014 SDA Awards Announced!

student award winners

On May 9, the School of Dramatic Arts celebrated the accomplishments of our students at the 23rd Annual Awards Banquet in the areas of theatre – including acting, design, stage management and technical direction. Congratulations to our award winners!


Aileen Stanley Memorial Award for Undergraduate Students

Design/Tech: Alice Pollitt
Acting: Marinela Zubovic


John Blankenchip/ William C. White Award for Outstanding Contributions

Danielle Kisner
Jaemyeong Lee


USC Alumni and Friends Award for Creative Student Activities

Alexis Agolsove


Ruth and Albert McKinlay Award for Creative Student Activities / Undergraduate BA Student Performers

Performance: Kate Peabody
Academics: Mikael Frank Erik Mattsson


Student Council Award for a Graduating Student

Kate Harrow


Nancy Kehr Reed Award for Funding an Independent Student Production

Molly Quinlan


The James B. Pendelton Award for Outstanding Contributions

Madigan Stehly


Ava Greenwald Memorial Award for a Graduate Actor

Corey Walter Johnson


Ritchie Spencer Memorial Award for a Graduating Designer

Hannah Kim


John Ritter Award for Comic Performance

Richy Storrs


David Dukes Acting Scholarship for Junior Students

Will Tranfo
Sam Sonenshine
Annie Hamilton


Bill White Faculty Recognition Award

Mary-Joan Negro


Stanley Musgrove Award for Outstanding Creative Talent

Tyler Miclean


Jack Nicholson Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Actors

Vance Lovett
Olivia Castanho


James and Nony Doolittle Awards for Graduating Seniors

Acting: Jade Johnson
Acting: Austin Nimnicht
Design (Lighting): David Hernandez
Design (Costume): Hazel Ko