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The Big Foot High School Drama Club Received 17 Jerry Award Nominations

On November 20, 2021, the Big Foot High School Drama Club had their opening performance for their production of Mamma Mia! Everyone who was apart of this outstanding show worked extremely hard leading up to the opening performance. This year, Drama Club received 17 Jerry Award nominations, which is the most they’ve received under the direction of Ms. Liza Shapin. The Jerry Awards is a Wisconsin High School Musical Awards Program that recognizes and honors excellence in high school musical theatre. To determine these nominations, reviewers attend 2 musical performances. Then, a panel of reviewers deliberate over who should receive the specific nominations. The following are the final nominations. 

Overall Production Award Nominations:

  • Outstanding Ensemble
  • Outstanding Orchestra
  • Outstanding Overall Design

Performer Award Nominations:

  • Lead: Alexander Schmitz
  • Lead: Veronica Jackson
  • Lead: Maggie Norman
  • Lead: Amanda Bender
  • Supporting: Ethan Connelly
  • Supporting: Gus Foster
  • Dance: Val Lopez

Production Team Nominations:

  • Outstanding Direction: Liza Shapin
  • Outstanding Musical Direction: Gail August, Neal Raskin, and Liza Shapin
  • Outstanding Choreography: Liza Shapin
  • Outstanding Scenic Design: Ashley Miller and Neal Raskin
  • Outstanding Costume Design: Sue Pruessing, Neal Raskin, and Liza Shapin
  • Outstanding Sound Design: Ricardo Ocampo

~Information courtesy of Ms. Liza Shapin and Angelina Anderson