The Des Moines Social Club was happy to partner with the Des Moines theater community in presenting this year’s Cloris Awards!

Family Division

Best Ensemble
“Junie B. Jones: The Musical,” Des Moines Community Playhouse Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre

Best Production
“The Hobbit,” Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre

General Division

Best Lighting Design
Alex Snodgrass, “The Hobbit,” Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre

Best Sound Design
Mark Toebben, “The Hobbit,” Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre

Best Costumes and Makeup
Angela Lampe, “Sister Act,” Des Moines Community Playhouse

Best Scenic Design
Jay Jagim, “Broadway Bound,” Repertory Theater of Iowa

Best Direction
Kathy Pingel and Ron Ziegler, “The Hobbit,” Des Moines Young Artists Theatre

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Christopher Rozenboom as Eddie Souther, “Sister Act,” Des Moines Community Playhouse

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Katy Merriman as Laura Wingfield, “The Glass Menagerie,” Repertory Theater of Iowa

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Aaron Smith as Sgt. Vernon Waters, “A Soldier’s Play,” Ken-Matt Martin and the Des Moines Social Club

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Dani Boal as Belle, “Beauty and the Beast,” Urbandale Community

Best Play

“A Soldier’s Play,” Ken-Matt Martin and the Des Moines Social Club

Best Musical

“Into the Woods,” Des Moines Community Playhouse

Cloris Leachman Special Recognition Award
Ken-Matt Martin

 

This year’s Cloris Awards were brought to you by:  Kum & Go,  The Des Moines Register, Standing Ovation, the Des Moines Community Playhouse, Produce Iowa, Humanities Iowa, and all the uncountable hours by staff and volunteers.