Cast & Crew of Footloose Receive 3 Gene Kelly Award Nominations

May 11, 2017 | Posted in Articles

The cast of Footloose performs

The cast and crew of OLSH's production of Footloose received three nominations for the Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater. The production was nominated for Best Musical (Budget 1), Best Lighting Design (Budget 1), and Best Supporting Actress - Christina Trocchio. This is the second individual nomination for Trocchio, a junior at OLSH, who is nominated this year for her portrayal of Rusty. She was previously nominated in the same category for her portrayal of Pugsley in The Addams Family. As nominees for Best Musical, the cast will get to perform a number from the show on the Benedum Center stage during the awards on Saturday, May 27. This is OLSH's 11th nomination for Best Musical. This is the third year in a row the cast will get to perform.