Scenes From The Annual Black Theater Alliance Awards

Photos by: Isadore Howard - Email:

Vincent Williams and Runako Jahi

Cast of "SOST" - accepting award for Best Production (Drama or Comedy)

Jackie Taylor and Vincent Williams

Vincent Williams and Joan Gray

The happy cast and crew of "Eyes", Best Production(Musical or Revue)

Carolyn Nelson, Kya Williams, Anthony Irons(holding award) for Best Leading Actor in a Play (Drama or Comedy) and Jesse Stanford

Kya Williams, Will Sims II (holding award) for Best Featured Actor in a Play (Drama or Comedy), and Ronnel Taylor

Inda Craig Galvan (holding award) for Best Featured Actress in a Play (Drama or Comedy)

Jesse Stanford, Inda Craig Galvan, and Ronnel Taylor

Robert Reddrick (holding award) for Best Musical Direction

Sarita Smith Childs, Reuben Echols(holding award) for Best Choreography, and Jesse Stanford

Kya Williams, Oscar 'Triple Blak' Lester(holding award) for Best Performance in a Music/Dance Program, and Amaniyea Payne

McKinley Johnson, Tony Duwon(holding award) for Best Leading Actor in a Play(Musical of Revue), and Jesse Stanford

Joe Plummer(holding award) for Best Sound Design

Karen Wells(holding award) for Best Costume Design and Jackie Taylor

Actresses in gown creations by Keenan Jamison

Brian Ouenton Thorne, J.J McCormick, Terrance Watts, and Ronnel Taylor

Earl Calloway and Vincent Williams

The Joel Hall Dancers performing "4 Little Girls", choreography by Duwane Pendarvis

MADD Rhythms perform an except from "Stevie Wonder Suite"


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