Clark Youth Theatre took home 10 awards at the annual Tulsa Area Theatre Excellence Awards at the Tulsa PAC on Sunday, July 24, 2018. Known as the TATE Awards, Clark was honored with Outstanding Direction to Robert Young and Outstanding Lighting Design to John Cruncleton III for The Crucible. In addition, 7 Clarkies received Outstanding Acting Awards for their work in Grease and The Crucible. These cast members included Taylor Terrell as Jan and Brendan Jameson as Danny Zuko in Grease along with The Crucible cast members Luke Hamilton as John Proctor, Trace Burchart as Rev. John Hale, Maggie Turner as Mary Warren, and Rachel Webster as Abigail Williams.
Clark also won the Outstanding Youth Theatre Production for The Crucible, the top award in the youth theatre category. This win marks Clark Youth Theatre’s 10th year of receiving this top honor.
Congratulations to everyone involved with Grease and The Crucible and to all those who continue to support Clark Youth Theatre. Clark would also like to congratulate all the theatre companies, designers, technicians, and cast members who were nominated at this year’s TATE Awards and your continued dedication towards theatre excellence.
Read the full Tulsa World article of the 2018 TATE Awards for a complete list of winners.
Clark would like to thank the George Kaiser Family Foundation for their continued support of the TATE Awards and theatre in Tulsa.
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