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Olivia Lopez in Cinderella

Olivia Lopez was nominated for Best Actress for her performance of Ella in “Cinderella.”

Columbia High School has received four nominations for its performance of “Cinderella” at the 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards which will be held at Proctors in Schenectady on Saturday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. Students will perform on the Proctors Main Stage ahead of the awards ceremony.

Columbia was nominated for Best Ensemble/Chorus, Best Supporting Actor, Best Actress and Best Musical. Congratulations!

Best Ensemble/Chorus

  • Albany High School – “Hairspray”
  • Columbia High School“Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”
  • Hudson Falls High School – “Into the Woods”
  • Mohonasen High School – “Guys and Dolls”
  • Voorheesville High School – “Tarzan”
Eli Wein as Sebastien in Cinderella

Eli Wein has been nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Sebastien in “Cinderella.”

Best Supporting Actor

  • Matt Bonacci as LeFou in Disney’s Beauty and the Beastat Bethlehem Central High School
  • Eli Wein as Sebastien in “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” at Columbia High School
  • Nicholas Rivera as Benny Southstreet in “Guys and Dolls”at Mohonasen High School
  • Connor Affinito as Hugo Peabody in “Bye Bye Birdie”at Queensbury High School
  • Jackson VerDerwerken as Jean-Michael in “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”at Schoharie High School

Best Actress

  • Annabelle Duffy as Tracey Turnblad in “Hairspray“at Albany High School
  • Olivia Lopez as Ella in “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” at Columbia High School
  • Nina Cerniglia as Miss Adelaide in “Guys and Dolls”at Mohonasen High School
  • Alexandra Cooke as Rose Alvarez in “Bye Bye Birdie”at Queensbury High School
  • Natalie Davey as Martha in “The Secret Garden”at Warrensburg Jr/Sr High School

Best Musical (Tier 3)

  • Columbia High School“Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”
  • Tamarac High School – “Damn Yankees”
  • Troy High School – “Once on This Island”