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    Sutton Foster Awards

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    East Lansing, MI
    2024 Ceremony Date: June 1st

    These awards recognize individual artistry in vocal, dance, and acting performances for two outstanding performers in a leading role in a high school musical theater production. It also honors the commitment of Michigan teachers and schools to excellence in performing arts education.

    This program was formerly known as Ovation Awards.


    Jillian Armstrong
    Betty Haynes, White Christmas
    Milford High School
    Mark Bonney
    Joseph, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    Detriot School of Arts

    Greyson Taylor
    Leading Player, Pippin
    Interlochen Arts Academy
    Ashley Woytal
    Audrey, Little Shop of Horrors
    Portage Northern High School

    Jason Koch
    Portage Northern High School
    Bella Seigo
    Grand Ledge High School

    Eric Liu
    Bobby Child, Crazy for You
    Rockford Senior High School
    Sarah Nelson
    Georgia Hendricks, Curtains
    Milford High School

    Betsy Miller
    Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins
    John Glenn High School
    Jeremy VandenHout
    Snoopy, You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
    Caledonia High School

    Antonio Cipriano
    Mickey McKee, Hello! My Baby
    University Liggett School
    Catherine Elliott
    Betty Gold/Buddy, Hello! My Baby
    University Liggett School

    Stacy Coleman
    Deb, Ordinary Days
    Rockford High School
    Logan Dolence
    Papa Ge, Once On This Island
    Zeeland East High School

    Madeline Mathias
    Martha, The Secret Garden
    Rockford High School
    Aleksander Papanastasopoules
    Javert, Les Misérables
    Divine Child High School

    Jamie Colburn
    Phantom of the Opera, The Phantom of the Opera
    Holland High School
    Emily Hadick
    Babe Williams, The Pajama Game
    Holt High School

    Brian Baylor
    Coalhouse Walker Jr., Ragtime
    West Bloomfield High School
    Mason Van Gieson
    Belle, Beauty and the Beast
    Clarkston High School

    Zachary Kozlow
    Albert Peterson, Bye Bye Birdie
    Wylie E. Groves High School
    Emily McKay
    Reno Sweeney, Anything Goes
    Okemos High School