2017 Award Recipients of the 10th Anniversary of the 711 Theatre Project

A wonderful way to celebrate 10 years since the first 711 Theatre Project – 11 troupes over 7 days each wrote, rehearsed, produced their own original short plays and performed them live this past weekend. Save the Date for 2-0-1-8 – kick off is Friday, September 14, 2018!

Friday, September 22 Audience Choice: Back Porch Muppet Makers “An Unspeakable Melodrama”
Saturday, September 23 Audience Choice: United Nations “Rose”

Best Direction: Preshia Paulding, Theater Genesis “Atonement”
Best Playwriting: Brittany Beridon, Katelyn McBurney, Shane Donegan; Back Porch Muppet Makers ¬†“An Unspeakable Melodrama”
Best Ensemble Performance: Iowa Stage Theatre Company “Tootse”
MACTOR Award for Best Individual Performance:¬†Katelyn McBurney, Back Porch Muppet Makers “An Unspeakable Melodrama” & Preshia Paulding, Theater Genesis “Atonement”
Rising Star Award: Ben Hermann, Art Force Iowa “Phony Island: The Man Edition”
Tip o’ The Hat for Use of Sign Language: F Troupe “Words, Words Words”
Tip o’ The Hat for Making Their Voices Heard: Alpha Psi Omega “It’s Up To Us”
Tip o’ The Hat for Excellent Costumes: Hoover Drama “Cirque Du Cecil”

3rd Place: Theater Genesis “Atonement”

2nd Place: Iowa Stage Theatre Company “Tootse”

Best of Show: Back Porch Muppet Makers “An Unspeakable Melodrama”