Accolade: Theatre production receives superior rating

May 9, 2018

Schoolhouse Rock logoTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (May 9, 2018)—The Tallahassee Community College theatre program, Theatre TCC!, received a superior rating from the Florida College System Activities Association for its production of “Schoolhouse Rock LIVE.” That is the highest rating the FCSAA awards.

The show, which was directed by M. Derek Nieves, ran for two weekends in TCC’s Turner Auditorium this past April. “This was an extremely well-executed production,” wrote adjudicator Jason Hedden. “The set and lights were exceptional, and the cast was consistent and effective […] they seemed to be having fun and, as a result, so did we.”

Cast, crew and production team members earned six individual awards as well. Freshman Madison Metcalf, who portrayed the character of Dina, was among the individual acting awardees, along with sophomore Kevin Jimenez. Top technical and design honors went to Jacob Inman (lighting designer), Ian Plouffe (sound designer/engineer) and Kaitlin Evans (props master). Additionally, the adjudicator recognized TCC alum Jason Vizzo for his projection design.

Theatre TCC! is led by faculty member Eva Nielsen-Parks. For information, contact her at (850) 201-9882 or