Prospect Awards in Performing Arts
Posted on 01 July 2019

The annual Prospect Awards in Performing Arts (PAPAs) is an evening that celebrates the phenomenal work produced by our performing arts students over the previous year.  This event is always a night of surprises, glamour and glitz as the curtain is drawn on another amazing year.

As well as a number of awards presented to students in a variety of categories, the evening is interspersed with live performances and recorded highlights from the year. 

Second year students Ben Ruewell, Annabelle Rutter-Butcher, Max Stevens and Maxim Jennings shared the hosting duties and were fantastic at ensuring the event ran smoothly.

There were an astounding number of nominee's this year and winners in categories such as Best Company Performance, Outstanding Individual, Best Scriptwriting and of course the coveted title of Performing Arts King and Queen.  From the Prospect Theatre Company’s, ‘The House of Bernarda Alba' to LAMDA, 'Spring Awakening' to 'Everyone's Talking About Jamie', the sheer range of talent and commitment shown by our students has been phenomenal.

This year’s winners were:

Most Progress Made: Tom and Shoana

Flexi-Crew Award: Harry

Enrichment Award: Sophie and Sienna

Prospect Theatre Award: Company Achievement

Outstanding Performance by an Individual (Drama): Chris

Outstanding Performance by an Individual (Performing Arts): Emily and Madde

Company Achievement Drama Second Year: Ben, Chessie, Kayla and Rachel and Chloe, Sayful, Abi and Lizzie

Company Achievement Drama First Year: Emily, Hannah, Bethan, Steed and Chloe

Company Achievement Performing Arts: Ella, Zia, Alice, Lauren and Madde

Best Choreography: Nathan, Sam, Cal and Tristan

Best Scriptwriting: Megan, Jack, Lauren and Charlie

Best LAMDA: Lucy and Francesca

Outstanding Contribution: Annabelle

Queen: Sophie

King: Kai

Matt Sheppard, Senior Curriculum Manager for drama and theatre studies, commented, "This year's students have yet again excelled themselves in a quite wonderful year of inspiring and memorable work.  Their level of dedication and commitment is only matched by the wonderful team of teachers who do so much to guide and support them."