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Nikhil Bhat at High School Musical Theatre Awards

Nikhil Bhat performing at the High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors Theatre.

Two Columbia students received nominations at the High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors Theatre on Saturday evening for their performances in Columbia’s production of “Sweet Charity” in March.

Laura Haney ’19 was nominated for Best Supporting Actress and Nikhil Bhat ’18 was nominated for Best Supporting Actor.

Both students performed at the awards ceremony along with other nominees from 16 Capital District schools.

Laura Haney

Laura Haney, right, performing at the High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors Theatre.

Best Supporting Actress Nominations

Actress: Laura Haney
Role: Nickie Show: Sweet Charity
School: Columbia High School

Actress: Maria Andrew
Role: Marty
Show: Grease
School: Mohonasen High School

Actress: Capri VanDerwerken
Role: Zelda Show: Singin’ in the Rain
School: Schoharie High School

Actress: Nadia Ashman
Role: Miss Andrews
Show: Mary Poppins
School: Voorheesville High School

Actress: Natalie Davey
Role: Celeste
Show: Godspell
School: Warrensburg Jr/Sr High School

Best Supporting Actor Nominations

Actor: Max Collura
Role: Rooster Hannigan
Show: Annie
School: The Albany Academies

Actor: Nikhil Bhat
Role: Vittorio Vidal
Show: Sweet Charity
School: Columbia High School

Actor: Vinnie Canale-Rouse
Role: Lumiere
Show: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
School: Hudson Falls High School

Actor: Cole Carpenter
Role: Bishop of Digne
Show: Les Miserables
School: Queensbury High School

Actor: Joshua Daley
Role: Warner Huntington III
Show: Legally Blonde
School: South Glens Falls High School