48th Annual Encore Association Nominees
Announcing the Hamilton County Theatre Guild, The Belfry
The Belfry would like to thank all of our volunteers, patrons, and sponsors for making the 52nd season of the Hamilton County Theatre Guild so successful! Best of luck to all of our Encore nominees!
2016-17 Encore Association Season Belfry Nominees
Dana Lesh and Kelly BeDell, Producers-Best Production of a Comedy - The Foreigner
Dana Lesh - Best Director of a Comedy - The Foreigner
Daniel Shock - Best Lead Actor in a Comedy - The Foreigner
Best Lead Actress in a Comedy
Betsy Bullis - Girls of the Garden Club
Nikki Lynch - The Foreigner
Stephani McDole - Perfect Wedding
Best Major Supporting Actor in a Comedy
Dave Hoffman - Perfect Wedding
Joe Wagner - The Foreigner
Adam Workman - The Foreigner
Best Major Supporting Actress in a Comedy
Nancy Lafferty - Girls of the Garden Club
Diann Ryan - The Foreigner
Brad Staggs - Best Minor Supporting Actor in a Comedy-The Foreigner
Best Set Design of a Comedy
Mark Bulmahn - The Foreigner
Susan Hill & Mike Mellott - Dashing Through the Snow
Mike Mellott & Susan Walden - Perfect Wedding
Best Set Decoration of a Comedy
Stephanie Richardson - The Foreigner
Susie Walden, Betty Brown & Carol Douglas - Girls of the Garden Club
David Melton-Best Lighting Design for a Comedy - The Foreigner
Geoff Lynch-Best Sound Design for a Comedy - The Foreigner
Jake Pedzinski-Best Light Board Operator for a Comedy - The Foreigner
Jake Pedzinski-Best Sound Board Operator for a Comedy - The Foreigner
The Belfry is one of eleven theatres in the Encore Association. The Encore Association was established in 1970, and is comprised solely of nonprofessional theatre groups in which no one is paid, which operate on a nonprofit basis, offer open auditions, and admission to the general public.
The Encore Association board of directors hosts an annual awards ceremony in the fall recognizing excellence from the previous theatrical season. These awards are decided by a committee of volunteer judges who are accepted by the board, view productions, and select nominees. The judges then announce the winners at the annual awards ceremony, to be held October 30, 2017 at the Toby Theater located at 4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis.
The Encore Association is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. It provides for the exchange of ideas and communication between groups and individuals interested in furthering community theatre.
For further information on The Encore Association, reserved tickets to the event and a complete list of nominees please click here.