Jaymi Smith, Noelle Hoffman (MFA '11), and Karyn Lawrence (MFA '12) Nominated for Ovation Awards

Jaymi Smith, Noelle Hoffman (MFA '11), and Karyn Lawrence (MFA '12) Nominated for Ovation Awards

Congratulations to UCI's Jaymi Smith, alumna Noelle Hoffman (MFA '11), and Karyn Lawrence (MFA '12) for their Ovation Award nominations!

Congratulations to our outstanding faculty and CTSA alumna for their 2015 Ovation Award nominations. 

The Ovation Awards are the only peer-judged theatre awards in Los Angeles, created to recognize excellence in theatrical performance, production and design in the Greater Los Angeles area.

This year, the ceremony will be held at the Ahmanson Theatre on Monday, November 9. Tickets are now on sale, and full information can be found on OvationAwards.com.

Here are some numbers for you. This voting season, there were 297 total productions registered for the Ovation Awards from 118 different producing bodies, resulting in 203 total nominations for 73 productions presented by 45 organizations. These productions were voted on by 240 Ovation Awards voters — vetted individuals from the Greater Los Angeles area who are working theatre professionals.

UCI Nominees

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN - INTIMATE THEATER

JAYMI LEE SMITH, Associate Professor; Associate Head of Design; Interim Head of Scenic Design
THE MISSING PAGES OF LEWIS CARROLL
The Theatre @ Boston Court

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN - LARGE THEATER

KARYN LAWRENCE (MFA '12)
THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS
Ebony Repertory Theatre

BEST SOUND DESIGN - LARGE THEATER

DREW DALZELL & NOELLE HOFFMAN (MFA '11)
WICKED LIT 2014
Unbound Productions

 

MORE INFORMATION ON THE OVATION AWARDS