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Arts Academy Award Winners 2014
Arts Academy Award Winners 2014

Sheldon College recently celebrated their 9th Annual ‘Arts Academy Awards’ amid spectacular fireworks, red carpet nominee arrivals and an amazing night of superb performances!

The event recognises the best of Sheldon College student works across all Senior College art forms. Student nominees from Visual Art, Music, Vocal Studies, Acting, Dance and Film and Television, arrived in vintage cars and were interviewed as they walked the red carpet in front of more than 750 guests.

After the red carpet arrivals a spectacular fireworks display marked the start of the evening. Guests then enjoyed an elaborate three course meal including an edible painters’ palette of miniature dessert delights before settling in to watch an amazing night of performances and awards.

Students performed on a custom-built revolving stage in the centre of the room. This purpose-built platform gives all the guests an up close and personal live performance experience. Performers were backed by an outstanding 70 plus piece Concert Orchestra and Choir with students as young as Year 4 in one of the very moving pieces of the evening Michael Jacksons’ song ‘Earth Song’. Other crowd favourites on the night included ‘Logical Song’, ‘Gabriel’s Oboe’, ‘Slice of Heaven’ and the full cast finale item ‘Hip to be Square’.

We are thrilled to announce the 2013 Arts Academy Awards Winners as follows:

ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Jack Saunders

ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Jessica Taaffe

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR
Sebastian Jennings-Hingston

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Kodey Brims

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Joshua Williams

DANCER OF THE YEAR
Mickaela Watson

BEST EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Manali Datar (Musical Theatre)

2D MULTI MEDIA ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Zhouwen Yi – ‘We Are Our Choices’

INTERDISCIPLINARY MEDIA ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Zhouwen Yi – ‘You Are What You Eat’

PRODUCTION GROUP OF THE YEAR
'Prominence'
(David Uscinski, Connor Hills, Thomas Baker, Jack Saunders)

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
David Uscinski

ASTA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE
Olivia Wilson

GOLD AWARD
Jack Saunders

MIDDLE COLLEGE CULTURAL AWARD
Ashlyn Dwyer

SENIOR COLLEGE CULTURAL AWARD
Kodey Brims