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.