CHARLOTTE – Ardrey Kell High School’s theater department competed in the regional North Carolina Theatre Conference High School Play Festival on Nov. 8 and 9 at Rocky River High School.
Both the department’s one acts, “Black Comedy” by Peter Shaffer and “coward.” by Brian Seagroves, won numerous awards.
“Black Comedy” will move on to state competition Nov. 21 and 22 at Greensboro College for winning the Distinguished Play (Cast Your Vote Audience Pick) Award.
The school was recognized and awarded honors in several other categories as well:
Excellence in Student Directing – Daniel McGee (Black Comedy); Excellence in Costume Design – Keeley Schmidt (Black Comedy); Outstanding Achievement for Stage Management and Projection Design – Abirami Senthil (coward.); Excellence in Acting – Morgan Brenner (Black Comedy); Outstanding Achievement in Acting–Maxwell Hiraman (coward.); Excellence in Ensemble Acting – The cast of Black Comedy; and Excellence in Directing – Brian Seagroves (coward.).