Aspen High School’s ‘Pippin’ wins Colorado theater award
Aspen High School’s spring production of the musical “Pippin” won the Bobby G Award for Outstanding Achievement in Scenic Design last week.
The prize went to student designer Hannah Freeman and set designer Tom Ward. The award is a first for Aspen High, which had never previously submitted a production for consideration at the Bobby G Awards. Named for pioneering Denver-based producer Robert Simpson Gardner, the prizes honor the state’s best high school theater.
Accepting the award before a cheering crowd at the Denver Center for Performing Arts, Freeman thanked Aspen High theater teacher Logan Carter and her cast and crew along with the audiences who supported the show: “Thank you so much to everyone who came and saw ‘Pippin.’ It was an amazing performance.”
The high school’s musical also had been nominated for its lighting design by student Demian Detweiler and lighting designer Scott Nelson.
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