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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 


Individual Awards

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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