2009 JRAY Nominees & Winners Best Actor Mike Garamoni – Don Lockwood, Mission Viejo High School, Singin’ in the Rain SILVER Coby Getzug – Bobby, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Urinetown Ryan Morton – Laurie, Orange County High School of the Arts, Little Women The Musical BRONZE Alex Syiek – Sweeney Todd, APA, Huntington Beach, Sweeney Todd GOLD Zack Zumbek – Jimmy, Lutheran High School of Orange County, Thoroughly Modern Millie Best Actress Kara Cohen – Babe, San Marino High School, Pajama Game Shannon Glasgow – Millie, Lutheran High School of Or. County, Thoroughly Modern Millie SILVER Celeste Rose – Hope, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Urinetown Elise Vannerson – Jo, Orange County High School of the Arts, Little Women The Musical BRONZE Gina Velez – Belle, La Habra High School, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast GOLD Supporting Actor Brandon Berg – Trevor Graydon, Tri-School Theatre, Thoroughly Modern Millie Brandon Dennewitz, Fullerton Union High School Academy of the Arts, Damn Yankees Jeff Kinsey – Heinzie, San Marino High School, Pajama Game BRONZE Ryan Kwock – Willard, Rancho Buena Vista High School, Footloose GOLD Kevin Priest – Mr. Lawrence, Orange County HS of the Arts, Little Women The Musical SILVER Supporting Actress Amelia Barron – Marmee, Orange County High School of the Arts, Little Women The Musical Taylor Ferrari – Princess Puffer, Newport Harbor High, Mystery of Edwin Drood Katiana Mashikian – Gladys, San Marino High School, Pajama Game BRONZE Meagan Reyes – Muzzy, Lutheran High School of Orange County,Thoroughly Modern Millie GOLD Heather Youmans – Rusty, Rancho Buena Vista High School, Footloose SILVER Cameo Male Danny Aalund – Herr Zeller, Walnut High School, Sound of Music GOLD Jerret Cabacungan – Speciality, Carlsbad High School, Sweeney Todd Lorenzo Ferrer – Diction Teacher, Mission Viejo High School, Singin’ in the Rain SILVER Austin Giangeruso – Fiddler, Laguna Beach High School, Fiddler on the Roof BRONZE Ramzi Jneid – 1st Knight, South Orange County School of the Arts, Once Upon a Mattress Cameo Female Holly Leonard – Magic Carpet, La Habra High School, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Melissa Sakrison – Hag, Orange County High School of the Arts, Little Women The Musical GOLD Mary Sherg – Eleanor, El Dorado High School, Footloose Alexandra Steinhaus – Patsy, Tesoro High School, Crazy for You SILVER Monique Thomas – Fruma-Sarah, Laguna Beach High School, Fiddler on the Roof BRONZE Male Soloist Brandon Berg – Trevor Graydon, Tri-School Theatre, Thoroughly Modern Millie SILVER Jeff Fichtner – Jasper, Newport Harbor High School, Mystery of Edwin Drood Conor Guzman – Officer Lockstock, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Urinetown Akshay Sharma – Vittorio, University High School, Irvine, Sweet Charity BRONZE Zack Zumbek – Jimmy, Lutheran High School of Orange County, Thoroughly Modern Millie GOLD Female Soloist Elizabeth Adams – Vi, El Dorado High School, Footloose Paulina Mendez – Rosalie, Anaheim High School, Carnival Mariann Papadopoulos – Mother Abbess, Walnut High School, Sound of Music SILVER Jessica Roe – Mama Noah, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, Children of Eden GOLD Sophia Tupy – Hodel, Laguna Beach High School, Fiddler on the Roof BRONZE Comedian Brennan Cook – Cosmo Brown, Mission Viejo High School, Singin’ in the Rain GOLD Cris Harper – Bobby, Tesoro High School, Crazy for You Wade Kilbarger – Roscoe Dexter, Mission Viejo High School, Singin’ in the Rain BRONZE Taras Wybaczyasky – Gaston, La Habra High School, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast SILVER Joshua Youngs – Carrot Top, Anaheim High School, Carnival Comedienne Jenna Byerly – Lina Lamont, Mission Viejo High School, Singin’ in the Rain GOLD Brittany Habermehl – Charity, University High School, Irvine, Sweet Charity Ashley Maietta – Polly, Tesoro High School, Crazy For You Madison Mitchell – Dorothy, Lutheran High School of Or. County, Thoroughly Modern Millie BRONZE Rachel Rothman – Winifred, South Orange County School of the Arts,Once Upon a Mattress SILVER Best Show Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, La Habra High School GOLD Footloose, Rancho Buena Vista Pajama Game, San Marino High School Singin’ in the Rain, Mission Viejo High School SILVER Thoroughly Modern Millie, Lutheran High School of Orange County BRONZE Best Ensemble Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, La Habra High School Footloose, Rancho Buena Vista High school Pajama Game, San Marino High School BRONZE Singin’ in the Rain, Mission Viejo High School SILVER Thoroughly Modern Millie, Tri-School Theatre GOLD Best Choreography Footloose, Rancho Buena Vista High School GOLD Singin’ in the Rain, Mission Viejo High School SILVER Thoroughly Modern Millie, Lutheran High School of Orange County Thoroughly Modern Millie, Tri-School Theatre BRONZE Urinetown, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Best Orchestra Crazy for You, Tesoro High School Seussical the Musical, Woodbridge High School BRONZE Singin’ in the Rain, Mission Viejo High School SILVER Sweeney Todd, Carlsbad High School GOLD Best Scenic Design APA Huntington Beach – Sweeney Todd Carlsbad High School – Sweeney Todd Dana Hills High School – Once Upon a Mattress WINNER Laguna Beach High School – Fiddler on the Roof Los Angeles County High School for the Arts – Urinetown Woodbridge High School– Seussical the Musical Best Costume Design APA Huntington Beach – Sweeney Todd Laguna Beach High Schoo – Fiddler on the Roof San Marino High School – Pajama Game WINNER Walnut High School – Sound of Music Best Crew/Technical Execution APA Huntington Beach – Sweeney Todd La Habra High School – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast WINNER Los Angeles County High School for the Arts – Urinetown Mission Viejo High School – Singin’ in the Rain Tesoro High School – Crazy for You University High School West Los Angeles – Guys and Dolls Best Stage Manager Anaheim High School, Carnival: Ruben Vargas APA, Huntington Beach, Sweeney Todd: Mary Tobon Carlsbad High School, Sweeney Todd: Peter Friese La Habra High School, Disney’s Beauty & Beast: Bethany Forcier Laguna Beach, Fiddler on the Roof: Caroline Rechter South Orange County School of the Arts, Dana Hills, Once Upon a Mattress: Emily Paddock Tesoro High School, Crazy for You: Hilary Bergen WINNER Best Artistic Design (Graphic) Guys and Dolls University High School West L.A. – Guys and Dolls WINNER South Orange County School of the Arts Dana Hills – Once Upon a Mattress St. Margaret’s Episcopal – Children of Eden Best Artistic Design (Technical) APA Huntington Beach – Sweeney Todd La Habra High School – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast WINNER Los Angeles County High School for the Arts – Urinetown Newport Harbor High School – The Mystery of Edwin Drood Rancho Buena Vista High School – Footloose Tri-School Theatre – Thoroughly Modern Millie Best Lighting Design El Dorado High School – Footloose Los Angeles County High School for the Arts – Urinetown WINNER Mission Viejo High School – Singin’ in the Rain San Marino High School – Pajama Game Tri-School Theatre – Thoroughly Modern Millie Walnut High School – Sound of Music Best Sound Fullerton Union High School Academy of the Arts – Damn Yankees Lutheran High School of Orange County – Thoroughly Modern Millie St. Margaret’s Episcopal School – Children of Eden University High School, Irvine – Sweet Charity Woodbridge High School – Seussical The Musical WINNER Best Make-up Design APA Huntington Beach – Sweeney Todd La Habra High School – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast WINNER Orange County High School of the Arts – Little Women The Musical Tri-School Theatre – Thoroughly Modern Millie Woodbridge High School – Seussical the Musical