SAHS theatre student named Triple Threat Finalist
SAHS senior Paige Klemenhagen was named a Triple Threat Award Finalist by the Hennepin Theatre Trust. Klemenhagen was recognized by the Trust’s Spotlight Showcase for her singing, acting and dancing in Stillwater’s spring variety show SAHS Illuminations 2021. She was one of just 24 high school students recognized in the state. In addition, Daniel Valerius won Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role for his work in the production, while Olivia Henson won Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Stillwater Theatre also received the Community Engagement Award for their "Shine and Shop Local" campaign. In all, they received 16 Spotlight Education awards.
SAHS Illuminations 2021
Overall Performance: Honorable Mention
Ensemble Performance: Outstanding
Acting Performance: Honorable Mention
Vocal Performance: Honorable Mention
Dance Performance : Honorable Mention
Student Orchestra: Honorable Mention
Overall Technical Team: Honorable Mention
Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role:
Daniel Valerius as Various
Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role:
Olivia Henson as Actor/Writer/Director
Honorable Mention in a Supporting Role:
Deklan Boren as Various
Elise Karlstad as Various
Adam Long as Actor/Writer
Sandra Liu as Spoken Word/Writer
Ruby Suro as Various
Brea Davis as Various
You can still watch the theatre department’s online spring variety show, SAHS Illuminations 2021. The original production contains a series of scenes and musical numbers that move audiences from the darkness into the light. It showcases seventeen Broadway musical numbers surrounded by 24 student-written and directed vignettes. For tickets and more information visit their website.
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