Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs’ semi-professional theatre company has been nominated for a record 38 Metropolitan Atlanta Theatre (MAT) Awards, for acting, music direction, choreography, set, costume and light design, as well as directing.

“The Annual MAT awards is a fantastic way to recognize the many talented theater professionals in Atlanta, as well as the exceptional work being done by community and semi-professional theatre companies throughout the city,” said Michelle Davis, Act3 Productions’ artistic director. “The attention generated by the nominations helps fill seats in general, while it raises the bar for the artistic and technical work being done.”

 

Act3 Productions is nominated for the following MAT Awards:

Congratulations to our 2019 Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Awards nominees! And thank you to all the artists who made our 2018-2019 season so special. 

 

LEADING ACTOR, MUSICAL
Stephen DeVillers – Jesus – Godspell
Stephen DeVillers – Edward Bloom – Big Fish

LEADING ACTRESS, MUSICAL
Suzanne Stroup – Sandra Bloom – Big Fish

 

LEADING ACTRESS, PLAY
Johnna Barrett Mitchell – Mrs. Robinson – The Graduate 

MAJOR SUPPORTING ACTOR, MUSICAL
Aaron Hancock – Judas – Godspell
Jacob Valleroy – Will Bloom – Big Fish
John Coombs – Karl – Big Fish

 

MAJOR SUPPORTING ACTOR, PLAY
Stephen DeVillers – Mr Robinson – The Graduate

MAJOR SUPPORTING ACTRESS, MUSICAL
Roan Denton – Disciple – Godspell

MAJOR SUPPORTING ACTRESS, PLAY
Madelayne Shammas – Elaine Robinson – The Graduate

MINOR SUPPORTING ACTOR, MUSICAL
Matt Alea – Disciple – Godspell
Brandon Deen – Don Price – Big Fish

MINOR SUPPORTING ACTRESS, MUSICAL
Natalie Wolff – Disciple – Godspell
Ella Chamis – The Witch – Big Fish

 

MINOR SUPPORTING ACTRESS, PLAY
Julie Ferguson – Cocktail Waitress – The Graduate

YOUTH AWARD, MUSICAL
Riley Taylor – Disciple – Godspell
Ryan Caraway – Young Will – Big Fish

SET DESIGN, PLAY
Will Brooks – The Graduate

COSTUME DESIGN, MUSICAL
Mari Miller – Big Fish

 

COSTUME DESIGN, PLAY
Jillian Melko – The Graduate

LIGHTING DESIGN, MUSICAL
Ben Sterling & Sophie Harmon – Godspell
Jeff Costello & Andrew Berardi – Big Fish

 

LIGHTING DESIGN, PLAY
Ben Sterling & Sophie Harmon – The Graduate

SOUND DESIGN, MUSICAL
Ben Sterling – Godspell 
Spencer G Stephens & Sophie Harmon – Big Fish

 

SOUND DESIGN, PLAY
Michelle Davis & Dawn Zachariah – The Graduate

MOIRA THORNETT DIRECTOR’S AWARD, MUSICAL
Johnna Barrett Mitchell – Godspell
Andrew Berardi & Michelle Davis – Big Fish

MOIRA THORNETT DIRECTOR’S AWARD, PLAY
Michelle Davis – The Graduate

CHOREOGRAPHER, MUSICAL
Janie Young & Erin Hamilton Marx – Godspell
Johnna Barrett Mitchell & Janie Young – Big Fish

MUSIC DIRECTOR, MUSICAL
John-Michael d’Haviland – Godspell
John-Michael d’Haviland – Big Fish

BEST ENSEMBLE, MUSICAL
Godspell
Big Fish

 

BEST ENSEMBLE, PLAY
The Graduate

BEST MUSICAL
Big Fish

 

BEST PLAY
The Graduate

Act3 Productions offers a full repertoire of musicals, dramas, improvisation and original productions performed by professional and amateur actors of all ages on its home stage, Act3 Playhouse, is located at 6285-R Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. Since it’s inception in 2010, Act3 Productions recognitions include: 57 MAT(Metropolitan Atlanta Theater) awards, as well as the prestigious President’s Award. Through its youth division, the Act3 Arts Academy, the company offers classes, workshops, camps and performance opportunities designed to expose young people to drama, dance, music, visual arts, technical production and more both onstage and behind the scenes. The company has won four awards at the Junior Theatre Festival, as well as numerous individual awards. Act3 is a 501(c)(3) organization supported by corporate, foundation and individual donations. Act3Productions.org Winners were announced at an awards ceremony at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center recently. Stay tuned for more news.