Central Texas College Drama Students Win Theater Honors | Education


The Fine Arts Department has announced that theater majors Paola “Lola” Rivera and Fallon Engelkens-Kelley have been selected as “Irene Ryan Acting” nominees to represent the CTC Fine Arts Department’s theater program at the Kennedy. Center American College Theater Festival to be held virtually February 24-27.

The two earned their nominations for their outstanding performances in the fall production of the student-written play, “Love and Loss.” Rivera portrayed the role of Ellie and Engelkens-Kelley portrayed the character of Maven,

Along with their acting partners, Rivera and Engelkens-Kelley will face graduate students at four-year universities in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri in the competition. Region 6 KCACTF. Regional competition winners travel to Washington DC to compete nationally at the Kennedy Center.

The following students also received special recognition for their outstanding contributions to the production of “Love and Loss”:

Leo Rhoads – Meritorious Achievement in Playwriting, Meritorious Achievement in Graphic Design and Meritorious Achievement in Acting

Wilson Adams – Meritorious Achievement in Costume Design and Meritorious Achievement in Acting

Calvin Moultrie Jr – Meritorious Achievement in Sound Design and Original Music Composition

Julia Pantzer – Meritorious Achievement in Stage Management

The Cast of ‘Love and Loss’ – Meritorious Achievement for Work as an Ensemble.

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