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School of Theatre and Dance alumni nominated for 2020 Equity Jeff Awards

Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance alumni received nominations in multiple categories for the 2020 Equity Jeff Awards. The 52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards will be held online on November 9, 2020.

Alumni receiving nominations included:
Vanessa Stalling (Director-Play-Large) for Roe at the Goodman Theatre

Gary Griffin (Director-Musical or Revue-Large) for Into the Woods at the Writers Theatre

Leslie Ann Sheppard (Performer in a a Principal Role-Play) for the role as Amina in Sheepdog at the Shattered Globe

Sadieh Rifai (Performer in a Supporting Role-Play) for the role as Eva in Do you Feel Anger? at the Red Orchid Theatre

Jeffrey D. Kmiec (Scenic Design-Large) for Beauty and the Beast at the Paramount Theatre

Angela Weber Miller (Scenic Design-Midsize) for Sherlock’s Last Case at the First Folio Theatre

Theresa Ham (Costume Design-Large) for Something Rotten at the Mariott

Theresa Ham (Costume Design-Large) for Beauty and the Beast at the Paramount Theatre

Theresa Ham (Costume Design-Large) for Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies at the Porchlight Theatre

Established in 1968, the Jeff Awards celebrates outstanding Chicago area theatre artists.