Xavier-Brophy theater productions capture numerous awards, nominations

Xavier/Brophy production of "Mary Poppins." (submitted photo)

Xavier/Brophy production of “Mary Poppins.” (submitted photo)

Xavier College Preparatory and Brophy College Preparatory captured 13 National Youth Arts Awards and 16 additional nominations for their 2015-16 joint productions of “Mary Poppins,” “You Can’t Take It With You,” “The Addams Family,” and “A Christmas Carol.”

Student awards include:

  • Artist of the Year: Payton Bioletto, The Addams Family
  • Artist of the Year: Jack Rose, A Christmas Carol and The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Lead Actress – Musical: Breagh Watson, The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Lead Actor – Play – Tommy Zachar, You Can’t Take It With You
  • Outstanding Lead Actress – Play: Sarah White, You Can’t Take It With You
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor – Musical: Sam McGehee, The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress – Musical: Julia Dooley, Mary Poppins
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress – Musical: Talia Khan, The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress – Musical: Katelyn Weber, Mary Poppins
  • Outstanding Featured Actress – Musical: Sarah White, Mary Poppins
  • Outstanding Ensemble: Mary Poppins
  • Outstanding Production: The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Set Design: Thomas Lytle, You Can’t Take It With You

Student nominations include:

  • Outstanding Lead Actress – Musical: Talia Khan, Mary Poppins
  • Outstanding Lead Actor – Play: Spencer Coben, You Can’t Take It With You
  • Outstanding Lead Actress – Play: Liz Grannis, You Can’t Take It With You
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor – Musical: Spencer Coben, Mary Poppins
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor – Play: Griffin Fletcher, A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress – Play: Julia Miller, You Can’t Take It With You
  • Outstanding Featured Actor – Musical: Hank Woods, The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Featured Actress – Musical: Abby Braccia, The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Ensemble: The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Production – Mary Poppins
  • Outstanding Costume Design: Mario Magana and Mardis Gras Costume Shop, The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Set Design: Marc Kelly,The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Choreography: Dale Nakagawa, The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Choreography: Kristina Nagaran Ulrich and Caroline Wagner, Mary Poppins
  • Outstanding Direction: Maureen Dias-Watson,  The Addams Family
  • Outstanding Direction: Janice Robillard, Mary Poppins

Xavier students Payton Bioletto, Lily Castle, and Tatumn Zale were honored with “Artist of the Year” accolades, while Ms. Bioletto, Sophia Deyden, Julia Dooley, Alyssa Gonzalez, Barrette Janney, Talia Kahn, Bailey Smith, Breagh Watson, Katelyn Weber, and Sarah White captured “Outstanding Actress” honors for their performances in Xavier/Brophy and/or community theater productions.

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