Saturday Night Gala Celebration of Talent

Written by  Monday, 09 June 2014 06:10


Nominees were selected from the casts and crews of the Averitt STARs Community Theater's 2013-2014 season productions.

"The King and I," "Dracula," "Southern Hospitality," "Heartbreaks and Hallelujahs" and "The Music Man." Awards will be given in the following categories: Best Director, Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress, Best Choreographer, Best Set Design, Best Costumes, and Best Show.

Nominees arrived in cars provided by Vaden Nissan, then paused for pictures on the Red Carpet before entering the Averitt Center to mingle with guests. 

In three years this has become one of the most anticipated events in the community, an opportunity to get dressed up and s[end an eevning celebrating Statesboro's finest talent.

2014 Emma Award Winners

Business Supporter of the Year – Sanjeev Singhal – Baymont Inn & Suites

Volunteer of the Year – Emily Kochetta


People’s Choice


Best Set – Kelly Berry – Dracula, Music Man

Best Costumes – Melinda Roell – King & I, Music Man

Best Choreographer – Mathyn Miller – King & I

Best Supporting Actress – Merry Gallagher, Heartaches & Hallelujahs

Best Supporting Actor – Patrick Galletta – Music Man

Best Actress – Jordanna Lundgren – Southern Hospitality

Best Actor – Joe Morgan - Dracula

Best Director – Eileen Bayens - Dracula

Best Show –   King and I


Critic’s Choice


Best Set – Kelly Berry

Best Costumes – Melinda Roell

Best Choreographer – Emily Winn

Best Supporting Actress – Deborah Hill

Best Support Actor – Paul Nielsen – Music Man

Best Actress – Nora Franklin – King & I

Best Actor – Brandon Muggy – Southern Hospitality

Best Director – Mical Whitaker – Music Man

Best Show -  Music Man and Southern Hospitality



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