Performing Arts Awards

Suffield Academy Performing Arts is part of two performing arts awards programs, the Halo Awards and the Stephen Sondheim Awards.

2021-2022 Stephen Sondheim Awards (sheds light on excellent student achievement in musical theater in the state of Connecticut)

Winner
Trent Hieber - Best Supporting Actor in Young Frankenstein

Nominations
Ally Rocco - Best Choreography for Young Frankenstein
Thomas Dugan - Best Direction for Young Frankenstein
Eli Wiener - Best Actor in Young Frankestein
Best Musical - Young Frankenstein

The gala took place on June 6 at the Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut.

2021-2022 Connecticut Halo Awards (honors plays and musicals across the state from over 50 high schools)

Winners
Luna Kwon - Best Stage Management for The Play That Goes Wrong and Young Frankenstein 
The Cast of The Play That Goes Wrong - Best Performance by a Cast in an Ensemble Production 
Nailah Estrada - Best Comic Female Performance in A Play in The Play That Goes Wrong 

Nominations
Vyom Tiwari, Theo Henle, Claire Mastella, and Jessica Xiao - Best Running Crew for The Play That Goes Wrong 
The cast of Young Frankenstein - Best Dancing
The cast of Young Frankenstein - Best Chorus
Paige August and Trent Hieber - Best Performance by a Couple or Dynamic Duo in a Musical for Young Frankenstein 
Trent Hieber - Best Male Standout Performance in an Ensemble Production in The Play That Goes Wrong  
Tyler Cooper - Best Performance by a Supporting Acting in a Musical in Young Frankenstein 
Eli Wiener - Best Performance by A Leading Actor in A Contemporary Musical in Young Frankenstein 
The Play That Goes Wrong 
- Best Play 
Young Frankenstein - Best Musical 

The awards took place on June 2 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut.