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STARS Awards
2010 STARS Awards Nominees
STARS Awards

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR THIRD ANNUAL STARS AWARDS NOMINEES!!!

And the winner is . . . Theatre Education !!!

Leading Actor in a Drama
Jared Grabina, role of Jem Finch, 
        Longwood, “To Kill A Mockingbird” 
Cory Kowalsky, role of Atticus Finch, 
        Longwood, “To Kill A Mockingbird” 
Alexander Steiner, role of Macbeth, 
        Port Jefferson, “Macbeth” 

Leading Actress in a Drama
Tiiu Lindemann, role of Scout Finch, 
        Longwood, “To Kill A Mockingbird” 
Ashley Ruggiero, role of Lady Macbeth, 
        Port Jefferson, “Macbeth”

Leading Actor in a Musical
James Evans, role of Antipholus of Syracuse, 
        William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse” 
Dan Hope, role of Antipholus of Ephesus, 
        William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse” 
Ralphie Picciarelli, role of Applegate, 
        Newfield, “Damn Yankees” 
David Schwartz, role of Javert, 
        Mount Sinai, “Les Miserables”

Leading Actress in a Musical
Lisa Condemi, role of Peter Pan, 
        Longwood, “Peter Pan” 
Ruby Hurlock, role of Luce, 
        William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse” 
Laura Laureano, role of Rosie Alvarez, 
        Sachem North, “Bye Bye Birdie” 
Hayley Moir, role of Princess Winnifred, 
        Port Jefferson,"Once Upon A Mattress”

Leading Actor in a Comedy

Louie DiPaulo, role of Alan/Ted Hogan, 
        Mount Sinai, “One Act Plays"
Michael Giordano, role of Martin/Spineless Idiot, 
        Mount Sinai, “One Act Plays"
Ralphie Picciarelli, role of Mortimer, 
        Newfield, “Arsenic & Old Lace” 
Zachary Walden, role of Richard Miller, 
        William Floyd, “Ah, Wilderness" 

Leading Actress in a Comedy

Christine Beard, role of Abby, 
        Newfield, “Arsenic & Old Lace” 
Jillian Dooley, role of Mrs. Mangles/Christy, 
        Mount Sinai, “One Act Plays"
Katie Parker, role of Rose Summers, 
        Ward Melville, “One Night at the Winecrestons”
Alexandra Salerno, role of BethAnn Shumway/Hallie, 
        Mount Sinai, "One Act Plays"

Supporting Actor in a Drama
Jamal Douglas, role of Tom Robinson, 
        Longwood, “To Kill A Mockingbird”
Dominic Famularo, role of Macduff, 
        Port Jefferson, “Macbeth” 
Daniel Lilley, role of Dill Harris, 
        Longwood, “To Kill A Mockingbird” 
Michael Tessler, role of Banquo, 
        Port Jefferson, “Macbeth”

Supporting Actress in a Drama

Hannah Gross, role of Witch, 
        Port Jefferson, “Macbeth"
Annie MacIntire, role of Lennox, 
        Port Jefferson, “Macbeth” 
Maya Mason, role of Witch, 
        Port Jefferson, “Macbeth"
Hayley Moir, role of Lady Macduff, 
        Port Jefferson, “Macbeth” 

Supporting Actor in a Musical

Ron Gross, role of Sgt. of Police, 
        William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse" 
Jared Grabina, role of John, 
        Longwood, “Peter Pan” 
Kyle Imperatore, role of Dromio of Syracuse, 
        William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse” 
Daniel Lilley, role of Michael, 
        Longwood, “Peter Pan”

Supporting Actress in a Musical
Stefanie Balsamello, role of Wendy, 
        Longwood, “Peter Pan” 
Marissa Girgus, role of Mae Peterson, 
        Sachem North, “Bye Bye Birdie” 
Marielle Greguski, role of Mrs. Darling/Hook's Main Squeeze, 
        Longwood, “Peter Pan" 
Katarina Lugo, role of Luciana, 
        William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse”

Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Adam Connolly, role of Toby Belch, 
        Ward Melville, “Twelfth Night” 
Nathan Haltiwanger, role of Rodney Arbor, 
        Ward Melville, “One Night at the Winecrestons” 
Brandon Murtagh, role of Malvolio, 
        Ward Melville, “Twelfth Night”
Paul Philipsberg, role of Evan/Joe Rubiac, 
        Mount Sinai, “One Act Plays” 

Supporting Actress in a Comedy

Victoria Bongiorno, role of Teacher, 
        Mount Sinai, “One Act Plays” 
Clare Bucaro, role of Paulie Argenti, 
        Ward Melville, “One Night at the Winecrestons”
Sarah Karmann, role of Dr. Einstein, 
        Newfield, “Arsenic & Old Lace” 
Kelly Sonander, role of Gretal Bonbon, 
        Ward Melville, “One Night at the Winecrestons"

Leading Performer in a Revue - Male No performances for this category
Leading Performer in a Revue - Female No performances for this category

Lighting Design
Nick Balzano, William Floyd, “Ah, Wilderness"
Carissa Beckhans, Centereach, “Marvin's Room”
Sean Swords, Port Jefferson, “Once Upon A Mattress"
Jessica Spitz, Ward Melville, “Spring Awakening”

Set Design

William Faram, Sachem North, “Noises Off”
Nicholas Lala, Ward Melville, “Twelfth Night” 
Nicholas Lala, Ward Melville, “Spring Awakening”

Pit Band
William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse”
Sachem East, “Sweet Charity” 
Centereach, “Les Miserables”
Newfield, “Damn Yankees” 

Choreography
Michelle LaBozetta, Newfiled, “Damn Yankees” 
Jessica Spitz, Ward Melville, “One Night at the Winecrestons”
Costume Designer Eric Nilsson, Ward Melville, “Spring Awakening” 
Jaclyn Abruzzo, Newfield, “Damn Yankees”

Sound Design

Matt Scholl, Centereach, “Marvin's Room” 
Chelsea Houston, Newfield, “Arsenic & Old Lace”

Program Cover / Poster Art

Emily Zirimis, William Floyd, “Ah, Wilderness” 
Michael Sheinkopf, Port Jefferson, “Macbeth”
Joseph Corbisiero, Sachem East, “Sweet Charity” 
Mariah Serrano, William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse”

Stage Management

Sarah Prossser, Longwood, “To Kill A Mockingbird” 
Sean Swords, Port Jefferson, “Macbeth” 
Leanne Contino, Ward Melville, “Spring Awakening”
Micheal Stewart, Sachem North, “Noises Off”

Student Director
Victoria Isernia, Sachem North, “Noises Off” 
Jessica Spitz, Ward Melville, “One Night at the Winecrestons” 
Kayla Lazar, Centereach, “Les Miserables”
Amanda Matteo, Newfield, “Damn Yankees” 

Outstanding Performance

This category was created to recognize a student who “shines brightly”
in a role that is not eligible for adjudication in the leading or supporting 
categories. The following are the nominees:
Amy Cork, dance soloist, William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse” 
Skyler Badalament Tirrell, role of Theodore Washington, 
        Ward Melville “One Night at the Winecrestons” 
Michaela Griffin, Role of Servant, Port Jefferson, “Macbeth” 

Judges' Choice

This award is chosen by the judges in a vote. It is for a particular 
scene, musical number, dance number, ensemble effort, or group 
that the judges feel stands out enough to warrant the special merit.The following are the nominees:
"Mysterious Lady", Longwood, “Peter Pan”
"Sing For Your Supper", William Floyd, “The Boys From Syracuse”
Ensemble Work, William Floyd, “Ah, Wilderness”

Innovation in Theatre Education

This award was created to recognize schools that go beyond the regular theatre program of classes and yearly plays by supporting an activity that nurtures theatre arts in education. 
The Winner of this category will be announced at the STARS Awards Gala on June 6, 2010. Please have a predesignated person to accept the award on behalf of your school should your school be the recipient of this award.