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The American Prize in Directing
The American Prize winner:
Stephen Carr—Eastman School of Music Rochester, NY
for Dialogues of the Carmelites
Carr’s performance credits include New York and international productions of Ragtime, Cabaret (London), Jesus Christ Superstar (European Tour), and The Scarlet Pimpernel. He trained at the Eastman School of Music, Royal Academy of Music in London, and the Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. He has served on the faculties of the Interlochen Arts Institute and the Senzoku Gakuen Conservatory in Tokyo, where he helped build one of the few successful undergraduate musical theatre programs in Asia.
2nd Place (there was a tie):
George Cederquist—Pittsburgh Opera Pittsburgh, PA
for Dark Sisters (Muhly)
Daniel B. Ellis—Theatre in the Round
for The Beaux' Stratagem
|Daniel B. Ellis|
Tania Arazi Coambs—Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA
for The Tender Land
|Tania Arazi Coambs|