West Potomac High School received 11 Cappies Awards nominations for its production of “Billy Elliot.” The 18th Annual Cappies Awards Gala will be held Sunday June 11.
The Cappies recognize and celebrate high school theatre and journalism. The 391 student critics from the 59 member schools in the National Capitol Area Cappies Chapter voted for the 2016-2017 nominations.
Emily Lyon, Lily Vita, and the WPHS Marketing Team were nominated marketing and publicity.
Logan Claussen, Ella Moore, and Will Schless were nominated for special effects and or technology.
Logan Claussen, Ella Moore, and Will Schless were nominated for lighting.
Kaylie Kopicki, Becca Roberts, Lorna Ryan, and Valentina Selnick were nominated for costumes.
West Potomac's Refried Beans was nominated for orchestra.
Natalie Edwards was nominated for choreography.
Emily Lyon, Elaina Phalen and The Black Morphsuit Crew were nominated for stage management and stage crew.
The Miners were nominated for ensemble in a musical.
Josh Stein was nominated for male dancer.
Jonathan Barger was nominated for supporting actor in a musical.
Solidarity was nominated for song.
“Billy Elliot” was nominated for musical.