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Celebrating Crestwood Theatre's Success at the 2023 Dearborn Area Theatre Awards 

We are thrilled to share some remarkable news! Crestwood Theatre, our pride, and joy, has achieved an exceptional level of recognition at the recently concluded 2022/2023 Dearborn Area Theatre Awards. This remarkable feat is a testament to our student's hard work, our faculty's dedicated guidance, and the unwavering support of our community.

Our talented ensemble and dedicated staff brought home numerous awards, highlighting our commitment to excellence and passion for theatre.

        1       Outstanding Play: "Peter & the Starcatcher" produced by Cayla Kolbusz
        2       Outstanding Achievement in Stage Management: Olivia Sanchez for both "Sponge Bob" and "Peter & the Starcatcher"
        3       Outstanding Musical: "Spongebob the Musical", produced by Cayla Kolbusz
        4       Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play: Ali Nachar for "Peter & the Starcatcher"
        5       Outstanding Direction of a Play: Cayla Kolbusz and Graham Dallas for "Peter & the Starcatcher"
        6       Outstanding Scenic Design: Matt Woldanski & Sean Mason for "Peter & the Starcatcher"
        7       Outstanding Direction of a Musical: Cayla Kolbusz, Graham Dallas for "Spongebob the Musical"
        8       Outstanding Sound Design: Nick Gladkowski for "Peter & the Starcatcher"
        9       Outstanding Ensemble - Play: "Peter & the Starcatcher"
        10      Outstanding Costume Design: Diane Kaplan & Lasca Smith for "Spongebob the Musical"
        11      Outstanding Ensemble - Musical: "Spongebob the Musical"
        12      Outstanding Lighting Design: Matt Woldanski for "Peter & the Starcatcher"
        13      Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical: Damien Deluca for "Spongebob the Musical"
        14      Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play: Carl Littlejohn for "Peter & the Starcatcher"
        15      Outstanding Make-up Design: Cayla Kolbusz & Dilyse McAllister for "Spongebob the Musical"
        16      Outstanding Choreography: Mina Haidi for "Spongebob the Musical"
        17      Outstanding Properties Design: Dani Smith for "Peter & the Starcatcher"

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to each of these individuals. Their dedicated efforts, creativity, and exceptional skills have been rightly recognized on such a prestigious platform.

This spectacular achievement underlines our continued commitment to arts education and the transformative power of theatre. We look forward to seeing more productions that tell captivating stories, inspire our community, and continue to garner accolades in the future.

Thank you to all of our Crestwood family and community supporters who continuously show up and root for our students. It is your encouragement that fuels the remarkable work happening in our school.

Let us all take pride in this accomplishment as we work together to make Crestwood School District and Crestwood High School a hub for educational excellence and artistic brilliance.

Crestwood School District