Big Fish

Wa-Hi's 2017 Spring Musical Big Fish was nominated in eight different categories at the 5th Avenue High School Musical Awards.

  • WON: Outstanding Orchestra - lead by Andrew Ueckert
  • Nominated: Outstanding Overall Musical
  • Nominated: Outstanding Direction - Kristin Glaeser
  • Nominated: Outstanding Choreography - Caleb Leitch & Emma Crawford
  • Nominated: Outstanding Scenic Design - Rich Hinz
  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Featured Ensemble Role: KATY PAYNE as "The Witch"
  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Featured Ensemble Role: PETER HOFFMAN as "Ensemble"
  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by a Chorus
Honorable Mention: Outstanding Music Direction - lead by Colleen Ochocinski 
Honorable Mention: Outstanding Lighting Design - Bill Calhoun, Rick Garrett
Honorable Mention: Outstanding Stage Crew - SM: Kyla Gonzalez, ASM: Lacey Owens

The 2016-17 nominees and honorable mentions were announced on
May 23, 2017 and awards were presented on June 12, 2017.

View the performance here.

Here's a picture (minus Karen Kelly) of the #1 ranked pit orchestra of the 122 musical theater productions adjudicated by Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater Company for 2017.

Big Fish