YHS Theatre Awards

The Yorktown Theatre Arts Department has received many awards and accolades throughout the years. The table below lists some of these awards. Although we are pleased and honored to be recognized for our work, our goal remains to involve each student in the group process and to recognize the value of  his or her efforts regardless of natural talent or skill level.

Year Competition/Award Issuer Show/Honoree Award
2018 Yorktown High School Hall of Fame Ian McWethy Inductee
2018 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition Voices Out of Chaos Sectional Level: 2nd Place. Regional Level: 3rd Place. 2 Acting Awards
2017-18  Arlington Public Schools Mila Fox (Theatre). Eva Gary (Theatre). Anna Guttman-McCabe (Dance)  Fine Arts Apprentices
2017 American Association of Theatre Educators Carol Cadby F. Loren Winship Secondary School Theatre Award
2017 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition The Lottery Conference: 2nd Place. 3 Acting Awards
2017 Arlington Public Schools Jim Coates and Priscilla & Chips Johnson 2017 Arlington Public Schools Honored Citizens
2016-17  Arlington Public Schools Abigail Hendricks (Theatre). Erin Sweeney (Theatre). Anna Guttman-McCabe (Dance) Fine Arts Apprentices
2016 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition Girls Who Glow Conference: 3rd Place. 3 Acting Awards
2016 Educational Theatre Association Yorktown High School Outstanding School Award
2016 American Association of University Women Girls Who Glow $1000 Elizabeth Campbell Award for the Advancement of the Arts in Arlington
2015-16  Arlington Public Schools Abigail Hendricks (Theatre). Erin Sweeney (Theatre)  Fine Arts Apprentices
2014-15  Arlington Public Schools Abigail Hendricks (Theatre). Warren McQueary (Theatre). Juliet Smith (Theatre) Fine Arts Apprentices
2014-15 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition The Long View District Level: 1st Place. Regional Level: 3rd Place. 8 Acting Awards. Ensemble Award
2014-15 Virginia Governor’s School Program for Theatre Arts Dorothea Mulumba
2013-14 Virginia Governor’s School Program for Theatre Arts Warren McQueary
2012-13 Virginia Theatre Association Mirrors 3 Acting Awards
2011-12 Virginia Theatre Association 4 AM  Best Ensemble Award
2010-11 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition Bottoms Dream District Level: 1st Place. Regional Level: 2nd Place. State level: Runner up
2010-11 Virginia Theatre Association Bottoms Dream Finalist
2009-10 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition Nora’s Lost District Level: 1st Place. Regional Level: 1st Place. State Level: 4th Place
2009-10 Virginia Theatre Association Nora’s Lost Runner Up. 2nd out of 40 Virginia Schools
2009-10 American Association of University Women Imaginary Invalid and Carol Cadby The Elizabeth Campbell Award for Excellence in High School Arts
2008-09 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition Imaginary Invalid 1st Place District Level. 1st Place Regional Level
2008-09 Wolf Trap Foundation Carol Cadby Wolf Trap Scholarship for Performing Arts Teachers: A grant to support a month-long Comedia Del Arte residency with the Shakespeare Theatre’s guest artist Wickham Avery
2008-09 Cappies Awards Peter Pan Nominations: Best Stage Crew. Best Featured Actor. Best Props & Effects. Best Cameo Actor
2007-08 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition Dracula 2nd Place District Level. 2nd Place Regional Level. 4th Place State Level
2007-08 Cappies Awards Animal Farm Best Actor. Nominations: Best Makeup. Best Comedic Actress. Best Technical Crew
2006-07 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition Oedipus 1st Place District Level. 2nd Place Regional Level. 3th Place State Level
2006-07 Cappies Awards Seussical Nominations: Best Costumes. Best Musical. Best Ensemble. Best Set Crew. Best Makeup. Best Supporting Actor
2006-07 Virginia Governor’s School Program for Theatre Arts Matt Bloch. Julie Haberstick (Humanities).Rebecca Barlas (Humanities)
2004-05 Virginia Governor’s School Program for Theatre Arts Natalie Koski-Karell (Dance). Peter Elbaor (Humanities). Ginny Mohler (Science & Technology)
2005-06 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition Metamorphoses 1st Place District Level. 3rd Place Regional Level
2004-05 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition Governing Alice 1st Place District Level
2004-05 Cappies Awards Secret Garden Nomination: Best Choreography
2003-04 Virginia High School League One-Act Play Competition The Tempest 2nd Place District Level
2003-04 Cappies Awards Carnival Nominations: Best Ensemble. Best Costumes. Best Actor. Best Supporting Actor. Best Makeup. Best Cameo Appearance. Best Choreography; Awards: Julia Collins for Best Supporting Actor