Webster Faculty, Alumni Win Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards

| March 26, 2015
Carter - Theatre Circle Awards

Carter won the Outstanding Director (Musical) award for “Bonnie & Clyde” at New Line Theatre.

Several outstanding Webster University community members were recipients of Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards, including Jeffrey Carter, Department of Music chair in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, who won the Outstanding Musical Director award.

Carter was recognized for his work as musical director of Bonnie & Clyde at New Line Theatre in St. Louis, where he is resident musical director.

The awards announced Monday, March 23, honor work for 2014 shows, as determined by St. Louis theatre critics in their own internal nominations and balloting.

Other Webster artists who won include:

  • Nancy Lewis (adjunct faculty member) outstanding supporting actress, for Blithe Spirit at St. Louis Actors’ Studio.
  • Paul Mason Barnes (frequent guest director in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts), Outstanding Comedy Director, for A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Barnes has been a guest director for at the Conservatory for several years and is about to guest direct The Tempest.
  • Michael Ganio (Webster Conservatory alumnus), Outstanding Set Design in a Play for Other Desert Cities at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.
  • Ben Nordstrom (Webster Conservatory alumnus), Outstanding Actor in a Musical, for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at Stages St. Louis.
  • Robert Mark Morgan (Webster Conservatory alumnus), Outstanding Set Design in a Musical for Seussical at the Muny.
  • Rob Denton (Webster Conservatory alumnus), Outstanding Lighting Design in a Musical for Seussical at the Muny.

View the full list of winners in this stltoday story, and read more about their award-winning productions in this article.

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