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Past Shows/Awards

Please browse through AAHS's proud tradition of the theater arts. Cast lists before 1994 and production photos are inaccessible- please email if you would like to submit info.
Past Awards
Since 2006, Altoona Community Theatre has sponsored the annual Isaac Awards at the historic Mishler Theatre. This is a competition between many of the high schools in the region to recognize local high school talent. See below for a list of Altoona's past wins. You can also visit ACT's Isaac Award Website for more information.
  • Achievement in Design- Cassandra Hamel, Costume Design
  • Runner Up Best Overall Production- Into the Woods
  • Best Actor/Actress in a Featured Role- Natalie Holsey, Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray
  • Runner Up Best Actor in a Leading Role- Shay Dugan, Corny Collins in Hairspray
  • Best Ensemble- Corny Collins Council Members
  • Runner Up Best Musical Number- "I Know Where I've Been"
  • Runner Up Best Actress in a Leading Role- Breanna Corle, Aida in Aida
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role- Aubrey Anna as Amneris
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role- Aislinn Feathers, Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Best Actor/Actress in a Featured Role- Marshall Dalansky (Ching Ho) & Jordan Miller (Bun Foo)
  • Achievement in Student Choreography- Addie Rabold, Sarah Arpino, Aislinn Feathers, Amanda Campbell
  • Runner Up Best Featured Dance- "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
  • Best Production- Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Runner Up Best Actress in a Leading Role- Aislinn Feathers, Natalie/Ed in All Shook Up
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role- Eddie Brandt as Chad
  • Runner Up Best Actress in a Supporting Role- Sheriece Veazey as Lorraine
  • Runner Up Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Zach Bracken as Dennis
  • Best Featured Dance- "C'mon Everybody"
  • Achievement in Design- Jerod Brandt and Kaitlyn Lersch, Choreography
  • Runner Up Best Musical Number- "Can't Help Falling in Love"
  • Runner Up Best Overall Production- All Shook Up 
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role- Eddie Brandt as Done Lockwood in Singin' in the Rain
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role- Marisa Bertani as Lina Lamont
  • Runner Up Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Cory Brubaker as Cosmo Brown
  • Best Featured Dancers- Eddie Brandt and Cory Brubaker
  • Runner Up for Best Musical Number- "Brush Up Your Shakespeare" from Kiss Me, Kate
  • Judges Discretionary Award Special Recognition for Achievement by an All-Student Orchestra
Show History (Chronologically)
2007/08 - Kiss Me, Kate 1997/98 - Pippin
2006/07 - The Wizard of Oz 1996/97 - Fiddler on the Roof
2005/06 - Arsenic and Old Lace; Footloose 1995/96 - Carnival
2004/05 - Bye Bye Birdie 1994/95 - The Fantasticks
2003/04 - Guys & Dolls 1993/94 - The Secret Garden
2002/03 - Once Upon a Mattress 1992/93 - Man of La Mancha
2001/02 - Li'l Abner 1991/92 - Oliver!
2000/01 - Peter Pan 1990/91 - Anything Goes
1999/2000 - Calamity Jane 1989/90 - My Fair Lady
1998/99 - Playing for Time; Annie