Theater

The DayTony Awards

Congratulations to the FHS Drama Department for recognition by The DayTony Awards.  The mission statement of The DayTony Awards: "The DayTony Awards are presented to recognize outstanding performance, whether on stage or behind the scenes at Dayton area theatres."

Franklin High School Theater Program Honored with DayTony Awards

Franklin High School's 2013-14 theater productions received eight DayTony awards at the June 14 awards gala at Sinclair Community College. DayTonys are presented to recognize outstanding performance, whether on stage or behind the scenes, at Dayton-area theatres. Awards are given for high school, collegiate, and community theater productions. 

FHS received the following Awards of Merit: 

  • Mr. John Steiding—Scenic Design for Footloose
  • Brett Ball—Actor in a Supporting Role for Footloose
  • Leanna Roberts—Actress in a Supporting Role for Peter Pan and Wendy 
  • Becky Ewart—Actress in a Supporting Role for Footloose
  • Mr. Jason Vogel and Mr. C.J. Suchtya—Fight Choreography for Peter Pan and Wendy.

FHS received the following Awards of Excellence: 

  • Taylor Crowe—Actress in a Supporting Role for Footloose
  • Lexi and Brookie Blanton—Actress in a Supporting Role for Peter Pan and Wendy
  • Mr. Jeff Sams—Scenic Design for Peter Pan and Wendy.

2013-1014 is the second year that FHS has been involved with the DayTony program. Last year, FHS received six awards for the 2012-13 season. 

In June 2013, Franklin High School was awarded 6 Daytony Awards at the Annual High School Awards.  Hannah Thompson and Hailey Karrick were presenters at the ceremony. I would like to thank them for adjudicating most of the shows we attended this year. They did a fantastic job.

Awards of Merit: 

  • Kelsie Short—Actress in a Leading Role for Twelve Angry Jurors
  • James Mullins—Actor in a Leading Role for Twelve Angry Jurors
  • Taylor Wiggins—Actress in a Supporting Role for Twelve Angry Jurors
  • Corey Seibert—Actor in a Supporting Role for Beauty and the Beast
  • Paige Phillips—Set Design for Twelve Angry Jurors. 

Award of Excellence: 

  • Brent Knipper—Actor in a Supporting Role for Beauty and the Beast. 

FHS students Hannah Thompson and Brett Ball were student presenters at the 2014 ceremony.