The 30th annual NVTA One-Act Play Festival was held June 17, 18, 24 and 25 at the James Lee Center in Falls Church, Virginia. The award ceremony was held Sunday, June 26, at 7 p.m.

Best Supporting Actor

  • Rich Prien as Wayne, Cow Tipping, Zemfira Stage. (Winner)
  • Kris Sayler as Lucifer, After the Garden, Prince William Little Theatre
  • Will MacLeod as David/Stoner, The Quantum Suicide of Sophie Miller, Castaways Repertory Theatre

Best Supporting Actress

  • Becky Farris as Heather, Chick Fillet, Castaways Repertory Theatre
  • Rebecca Hausman as Rachel, Chick Fillet, Castaways Repertory Theatre. (Winner)
  • Aimee Snow as Alice, The Quantum Suicide of Sophie Miller, Castaways Repertory Theatre

Best Actor

  • Ted Ballard as God, After the Garden, Prince William Little Theatre
  • Matt Jordan as Roberto, Clean, Fauquier Community Theatre. (Winner)
  • Matthew Hartman as Billy, A Brief Period of Time, Port City Playhouse

Best Actress

  • Katy Jordan as Marisol, Clean, Fauquier Community Theatre. (Winner)
  • Maureen Rogers as Mary, This Play Sucks, Laurel Mill Playhouse
  • Julie Rogers as Lynn, Walking Off Pluto, Laurel Mill Playhouse
  • Colleen Close as Mara, Chick Fillet, Castaways Reportory Theatre
  • Katherine Bisulca as Regina, Chick Fillet, Castaways Repertory Theatre
  • Alexia Poe as Sophie, The Quantum Suicide of Sophie Miller, Castaways Repertory Theatre

Judges’ Discretionary Award #1

  • Outstanding Set and Soundscape: Clean, Fauquier Community Theatre

Judges’ Discretionary Award #2

  • Outstanding Comic Performance: Ted Ballard as God, After the Garden, Prince William Little Theatre

Judges’ Discretionary Award #3

  • Outstanding Ensemble: Chick Fillet, Castaways Repertory Theatre

Best Director

  • Larry Simmons, Walking Off Pluto, Laurel Mill Playhouse
  • Mona Kay Helper, Clean, Fauquier Community Theatre. (Winner)
  • Zina Bleck, Chick Fillet, Castaways Repertory Theatre

Best Production Of An Original Play

  • Walking Off Pluto, Laurel Mill Playhouse
  • Clean, Fauquier Community Theatre
  • Chick Fillet, Castaways Repertory Theatre. (Winner)

Best Overall Production

  • Walking Off Pluto, Laurel Mill Playhouse
  • Clean, Fauquier Community Theatre. (Winner)
  • Chick Fillet, Castaways Repertory Theatre

NVTA Scholarships Announced

Three scholarships were awarded this year for performance. First place with $1000 was awarded to Madeleine Curtis of Loudoun Valley High School, Purcellville (sponsored by McLean Community Players). Second place with $500 was awarded to Matt Kelly, Osbourne High School, Manassas (sponsored by Prince William Little Theatre). Third place with $500 was awarded to Emily Adler of W. T. Woodson High School, Fairfax (sponsored by Providence Players).

As part of the entertainment during the awards ceremony, Ms. Curtis and Mr. Kelly each sang two numbers, and Ms. Adler performed two short monologues. More entertainment for the evening was provided by the vocal stylings of Rachel Harrington and Richard Yingling. Accompanists for the evening were Jonathan Blank and Milton Rodgers.