Apr 21, 2015

FAC Wins Big at Best of the Springs

HUGE THANK YOU to all our fans who voted in The Gazette's Best of the Springs!

The Fine Arts Center (and our performers) took more awards than any other organization in the region, including:

MUSEUM EXHIBIT - GOLD: "Chihuly Rediscovered"
THEATRE COMPANY - GOLD: (First time in recent memory for this honor!)
MUSICAL - GOLD: "Wizard of Oz" (yeah, it was last year, but who's counting?)
ACTRESS - GOLD: (TIE) Jessica Weaver ("Dracula")
ACTRESS - GOLD: (TIE) Birgitta De Pree ("Love, Loss and What I Wore")
ACTRESS - SILVER: Amy Brooks ("Love, Loss and What I Wore")
ACTRESS - BRONZE: Rebecca Myers Burdick ("Play It Again, Sam" & "Reefer Madness")
ACTOR - SILVER: Kevin Pierce ("Forever Plaid," "Mary Poppins" and "Reefer Madness")
BEST PLAY - GOLD: "Dracula"
ARTS SUMMER CAMP - GOLD: FAC, Bemis (taking in both our Bemis camps and Theatre camps!)
MOVER AND SHAKER IN THE ARTS - SILVER: Tara Thomas (sharing the honor with Kevin Landis at TheatreWorks.)
We and our partners also got these staff-pick awards:
CROWD PLEASER: "Mary Poppins"
STAR ON THE RISE: Michael Lee (who played Renfield in "Dracula")
BEST SMALL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE: "Rarity" by Veronika String Quartet (who performed this concert at the FAC.)

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