Awards are presented at the Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony, held in August each year. All members of the community are invited to attend.
The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held in mid-August 2018, more info to be announced!


Outstanding Performer Award NEW!  

For outstanding performance by an adult participant in a main stage production (determined by public nomination and vote of committee).

2017  Daniel Dye


Hammy Award

For–you guessed it–the “ham” of the year! (determined by public nomination and vote of committee).

2017  Jacob Jabkiewicz
2016  Bob Bullock
2015  Brian Dumont
2014  Steven Owsley
2013  Timm Richardson
2012  Lisa Ykimoff
2011
  Todd Lutz
2010 Del Belcher
2009 TR Krupa
2008  Michael Cicirelli
2007  Charles Minder


Rookie of the Year Award

For outstanding first year CSJ performer or crew member (determined by public nomination and vote of committee).

2017  Andy Anderson
2016  Kary Swiontek
2015  Susanna Hopper
2014  David Hawkins
2013  Samuel Hickson
2012  Katie Meyers
2011  Bradley Jayne
2010  Tim Brake
2009  No award
2008  Carly Brake
2007  Steven Hug

 


Youth Award

For outstanding performances by one of our youth participants (determined by public nomination and vote of committee).

2017  Katherine Gerring
2016  Maggie Page
2015  Hanna Tritten & Amanda Gregurich
2014  Emma Brugger
2013  Lindsey Cole
2012  Jenna Whisman
2011  Carly Jacobs
2010  Cara Guernsey
2009  Stephanie Pierce
2008  Connor Pierce
2007  Lucas Meyers


Techie Award

For outstanding contributions in the technical area (determined by public nomination and vote of committee).

2017  Cyndi Baldermann
2016  John McKim
2015  Harold & LeeAnn Smith
2014  Preston Judd
2013  Chuck Edwards
2012  Wendy Jacobs
2011  Barbara Palmer
2010  R. Dean Weber
2009  Colleen Flynn & Ellen Yoakam
2008  Chris Fultz
2007  Ali Flynn


President’s Award

For service above and beyond the call of duty (chosen and presented by the presiding president).

2017  Becky Onnen
2016  Bruce W. Crews
2015  Katie Meyers
2014  Lucas Meyers
2013  Tony Krupa
2012  Amie Pierce, Ellen Yoakam & Dean Weber
2011
 Ken Schluckebier
2010  Doug Meyers
2009  Don Mansfield
2008  Sheri Cicirelli
2007  Middle School at Parkside


Ted Wood Award

For one who works tirelessly to keep community theater alive in Jackson, MI. (determined by public nomination and vote of committee, with a special selector: Mike Wood).

2017  Chuck Edwards
2016  Steve Barrett
2015  Ellen Yoakam
2014  Lisa Cryderman
2013  Gary & Marjy Minix
2012  Doug Meyers
2011  Therese & Richard Fifelski
2010  Matt Davis
2009  Chuck Thor
2008  Denise Weber
2007  Ann Holt

“Community theatre in the Jackson area might never have endured without the dedicated efforts of Ted Wood, and he showed no partiality to any one players’ group. (Clark Lake Players or Jackson Civic Theatre)… He was a tireless worker… And his happy, friendly manner in the box office gave our patrons a warm feeling of welcome.”  – Bill Insley, recipient of the first Ted Wood Award from the Jackson Civic Theatre at Stone Village.


Shining Star Award

Recognizing contributions of members and others participating in Center Stage Jackson productions and events.
*Has previously won this award

2017
Brynn Arnall, Tony Baldwin, Samantha Baldwin*, Nickolas Brown, Jared Bugbee, Edward Burkhead*, Bruce Crews*, Emily Crews*, Jake Ellis*, Kelly Fandrey, Diego Febres-Cordero*, Amanda Frerichs, Maria Gerring, Amanda Gregurich*, Ryan Harrold, Olivia Hines*, Mandee Howard, Brian Ketner*, Don LaFollette, Sara Long, Veronica Long*, Emma Maki*, Michael Mason, Matthew McDonald*, Allan McKim*, Christina McKim*, Ian McKim, John McKim*, Katie Meyers*, Emily Monk, Stephen Murphy*, Abbigail Nelson*, Harold Smith*, LeeAnn Smith*, Sheldon Sundberg, Mike Sutton, David Trippett, Darrin Tritten*, Elisha Walker, Cana Wensley, Jaxon Whitmore, Ellen Yoakam*, Jon YuhaszPratt, Staff of the Sandhill Crane Vineyards

2016
Sophie Albee-Scott, Samantha Baldwin*, Sarah Baldwin*, Lily Beebe, Sophia Beebe, Trinity Bird, Alicia Brown, Joshua Brown, Kylie Brown, Pam Bullock*, Eddie Burkhead, Paul Chamberlain, Anna Commet, Lisa Cryderman*, Daniel Dye*, Chuck Edwards*, McKenzie Fall, Joseph Gerring*, Karen Gerring, Cameron Gramm, Andrew Hanson, Jeff Hanson, Thomas Hutt*, Sally Johnson, Preston Judd*, Lynne Judd*, Brian Ketner, Karen Kidder-Barrett*, Betsy King*, Amanda Kloack-Gregurich*, Wendy Lake*, Veronica Long, Matt McDonald, Melissa McElhone*, Allan McKim*, Christina McKim*, Karen Meyers*, Katie Meyers*, Gary Minix*, Abbigail Nelson*, Becky Onnen*, Steven Owsley*, Michael Porter, Amber Proudfoot, Keagan Redman, Gabriella Riccardi, Sophia Schmitt, Aimie Smith, Robert Spencer, Chuck Thor*, Sid Varland*, Dean Weber*, Brian M. Weber, Denise Weber*, Jason Weber-Boling, Ellen Yoakam*.

2015
Alyssa Balderman, Cyndi Balderman*, Steve Barrett*, Max Beal, Bob Bullock*, Pam Bullock*, Juli Cram, Chloe Cryderman, Lisa Cryderman, Daniel Dye, Chuck Edwards*, Jenna Erbele, Diego Febres-Cordero, Richard Fifelski, Joseph Gerring*, Allyn Granger, David Hawkins, Ella Heavy, Olivia Hines, Jacob Jabkiewicz*, Brittany Judd, Joshua Judd, Lynne Judd*, Preston Judd, Karen Kidder-Barrett*, Phil Kolis, Wendy Lake, Emma Maki, Melissa McElhone*, Doug Meyers*, Abbigail Nelson, Becky Onnen*, Steven Owsley, Melissa Paschall, Jayce Pauken, Mark Sanders, Sarah Sanders, Serenity Sanders*, Darrin Tritten, Jeremiah Tritten, Sid Varland, and Andrea Wynn.

2014
Kylee Arnold, Cyndi Baldermann*, Samanthan Baldwin, Kent Brugger, Bob and Pam Bullock*, Bruce Crews, Emily Crews, Brian Dumont, Chuck Edwards, Joseph Gerring, Amanda Gregurich, Randy Guernsey, Jacob Jabkiewicz, Lynne Judd, Karen Kidder-Barrett, Julie Klee*, Samantha Markham, Maggie Mauer, Victor McDermott, Brady McElhone, Bryan McElhone, Melissa McElhone, Doug Meyers, Katie Meyers, Steve Murphy*, Kelly North, Becky Onnen, Mike Reed, KJ Rowan, Serenity Sanders*, Harold & LeeAnn Smith, Lauren Sosinski, Victoria Sosinski, R. Dean Weber*, Jason Weber Boling, Ellen Yoakam*.

2013
Ava Baldermann, Cyndi Baldermann, Bob Bullock*, Pam Bullock, Ellen Cole*, Toney Delgado, Pam Hill*, The Horsfall Family, Alaina Kerr, Khyra Kimble, Don Mansfield*, Victor McDermott, Katie Meyers, Diane Neely, Shawnee Padgett, Larry Sumner, Leslie Wireman, and Ian Wrzesinski.

2012
Heather Albee-Scott, Steve Barrett, Leslie Bradley, Ellen Cole*, Amanda Dahlin, Chuck Edwards*, Randy Guernsey*, Elliott Hitt, Betsy King Steinert*, Todd Lutz, Don Mansfield*, Ginger McNetton, Susan Murphy, Margie Pelkey, Larry Shaltis*, Jeremy Steinert, Sandy Sykes* and Jessica Warring.

2011
Samantha Baldwin*, Bethany Belcher*, Tony Boling, Bob Bullock*, Ellen Cole*, Lindsey Cole*, Kent Cushman*, Thelma Denney, Cole Dillon, Chuck Edwards, Colleen Flynn*, Daniel Kavka, Julie Klee*, TR Krupa*, Chip Mezo*, Chris Mezo*, Gary Minix*, Lucas Meyers*, Amie Pierce*, Kristi Tilford, R. Dean Weber*, Sarah Weber*, Ellen Yoakam*.

2010
Marc Babcock, Samantha Baldwin*, Bethany Belcher, Carly Brake, Bob Bullock, Bailey Chamberlain, Ellen Cole*, Kelsey Cummings, Susan DeMinico, Evan Denney, Cole Dillon, Derek Elhmann, James Ellis, Ann Green, Donna Guernsey*, Randy Guernsey, Victoria Hood, Scott Hutchins, Rod Jacobs, Betsy King & Maggie, TR Krupa, Steven Lee*, Amanda Mahoney*, Chip Mezo, McKim Family, Don Mansfield, Martha Mansfield, Stephanie Pierce, Timm Richardson, Macie Richmond, Ken Schluckebier*, Larry Shaltis*,Kelly Skarritt, Kory Trombley, Sarah Weber*, Ellen Yoakam*.

2009
 Jason Arkles, Samantha Baldwin, Trisha Barrett, Carly Brake, Carol Brake*, Ellen Cole, Lindsey Cole, Jake Cornwell, Kent Cushman, Matt Davis, Cara Guernsey, Donna Guernsey*, Jen Ann Guy, Steven Lee, Christina McKim, Amanda Mahoney*, Doug Meyers*, Karen Meyers, Gary Minix, Xavier Norton, Amie Pierce*, Serenity Sanders, Dustin Schonhard, Larry Shaltis, Sarah Weber*, Sherra Zuck.

2008
Carol Brake, Steve Dietrich, Keith Drayton, Joann Raubeck Drayton, Alexandria Flynn, Colleen Flynn, David Fuller, Mahalia Gibson, Pam Hill, Tracey Jeske, Julie Klee, Keegan Ladwig*, Amanda Mahoney*, Doug Meyers*, Dr. Stephen Murphy, Josh Rennell, Kyle Sykes, Ken Schluckebier, Chuck Thor, Jeremiah Weaver, Sarah Weber, R. Dean Weber*, Adam Woolsey, Ellen Yoakam*.

2007
Brian Barto, Myken Breedlove, Sheri Cicirelli, Courtney Collis, Bob DeMinico, Ruth Flynn, Tom Foley, lidija Fremeau, Donna Guernsey, Mary Hug, Thomas Hutt, Karen Krupa, Tony Krupa, Denise Krzescicki, Keegan Ladwig, Amanda Mahoney, Donald Mansfield, Doug Meyers, Nancy Osterhaus, Amie Pierce, Sandy Sykes, Allen Tuttle, Francesca Vitale, R. Dean Weber, and Ellen Yoakam.

2016
Sophie Albee-Scott, Samantha Baldwin*, Sarah Baldwin*, Lily Beebe, Sophia Beebe, Trinity Bird, Alicia Brown, Joshua Brown, Kylie Brown, Pam Bullock*, Eddie Burkhead, Paul Chamberlain, Anna Commet, Lisa Cryderman*, Daniel Dye*, Chuck Edwards*, McKenzie Fall, Joseph Gerring*, Karen Gerring, Cameron Gramm, Andrew Hanson, Jeff Hanson, Thomas Hutt*, Sally Johnson, Preston Judd*, Lynne Judd*, Brian Ketner, Karen Kidder-Barrett*, Betsy King*, Amanda Kloack-Gregurich*, Wendy Lake*, Veronica Long, Matt McDonald, Melissa McElhone*, Allan McKim*, Christina McKim*, Karen Meyers*, Katie Meyers*, Gary Minix*, Abbigail Nelson*, Becky Onnen*, Steven Owsley*, Michael Porter, Amber Proudfoot, Keagan Redman, Gabriella Riccardi, Sophia Schmitt, Aimie Smith, Robert Spencer, Chuck Thor*, Sid Varland*, Dean Weber*, Brian M. Weber, Denise Weber*, Jason Weber-Boling, Ellen Yoakam*.