For the Third Time in Five Years La Salle Academy Nominated To Perform At American High School Theatre Festival in Scotland
1/24/2011 – Providence, RI – The La Salle Players have once again been nominated to perform at the 2012 American High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF) in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The official letter of invitation was received by Tom Haynes, La Salle’s Director of Fine Arts in December of 2010. The theatre group was nominated by Jordan Butterfield of Trinity Repertory and Michael Thurber of the Rhode Island Association of Community Theatre.
In their two previous appearances at the Festival, The La Salle Players performed “The Scottish Play: Macbeth” in 2008 and “Songs for a New World” in 2010.
AHSTF Program Director Sarah Cook said in the letter of nomination wrote “ . . . Your nomination is an honor that recognizes the superiority of your program.” The letter went on to point out that AHSTF “is a collaboration of the finest in high school drama programs.”
In a congratulatory note to the Fine Arts Department, La Salle Academy President Brother Michael Mc Kenery wrote:
“Congratulations to Tom Haynes, Director of Fine Arts, Elissa Cerros, Margaret Hayes, Paula Fontes, Ann Morsilli, and Brian Brouillard that La Salle Academy has once again been nominated to perform at the 2012 American High School Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.
It is an honor to have been nominated and an incredible honor to have been nominated three times.”