Awards

Theatre, Film, and New Multi-Media Division

Interest Group Award

Listed here are awards given by the Interest Group to its members. Interests Groups are smaller communities within NCA's large membership that provide a range of resources including networking opportunities, Annual Convention programming, leadership opportunities, awards, and specialized information dissemination channels, among others.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Year Award Winner
2015 M. Susan Anthony
2014 James Brandon
2013 Monica Anderson
2012 Jonas Nissen

Mid-Career Award

Year Award Winner
2015 Noah Lelek
2014 Vicki Crooks
2013 Megan Moe
2012 Patricia Friel
2012 Prairie Endres-Parnell

Top Paper Award

Year Award Winner
2014 Kirt Shineman, “Puppets Appraise the Top Goon: Masasit Mati’s ‘Top Goon’ Puppet Theatre as a Carnivalesque Critique of Syrian President Bashar Assad”

Top Student Paper Award

Year Award Winner
2014 Alane Presswood, “’Everybody is in the Labyrinth’: Subverting Gothic Traditions and Rebuilding Terministic Screens”

Debut Paper Award

Year Award Winner
2013 Serap Erincin, “Connecting to Past Performances: The Technologized Body as Archive and the Reincarnation of the Dead in the Work of the Wooster Group”

Contributed Paper Award

Year Award Winner
2013 Stephan Christopher Stifano, “Make Belief: Examining Rational and Affective Dimensions of Communication Among Creators of Narrative Film Media”