Teeny Awards 2013: The Results!

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You came, you laughed (thanks, Lindy West!), you danced (thanks, DJ J-Justice!), you ate, like, a million cupcakes (thanks, Cupcake Royale!) you looked like A MILLION BUCKS. And, you gave out a bunch of awards to a bunch of very happy arts organizations. The Teeny Awards 2013: we can all agree that was totally epic, right?

Soon there will be more posts with many photos (your amazing fashion: attention must be paid!) But, for now, here are the results of the 2013 Teeny Awards!

BEST BOX OFFICE EXPERIENCE

The Nominees: All partner organizations nominated

The Winner: EMP Museum

"The people that worked there behindt he desk were very involved and encouraged young people to try the things on display, while carrying on a conversation with older people, and just treating them like friends." Katana S.


BEST ART EXHIBIT

The Nominees:

Celluloid Seattle: A City at the Movies, MOHAI
Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pomidou, Paris, Seattle Art Museum
Gauguin and Polynesia, Seattle Art Museum
Icons of Science Fiction, EMP Museum
Like a Valentine: The Art of Jeffry Mitchell, Henry Art Gallery
Love Me Tender, Bellevue Arts Museum
Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses, EMP Museum
Out [o] Fashion Photography, Henry Art Gallery
Plastics Unwrapped, Burke Museum

The Winner: Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses, EMP Museum

"It's a jarring visual representaion of this music that is so important to the Pacific Northwest. Plus, the lifesize In Utero angel is great to fangirl over." - Reanne W.


BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE

The Nominees:

Cinderella, Pacific Northwest Ballet
KT Neihoff/Lingo Productions: Collision Theory: The Finale, On the Boards
A Cruel New World/the new normal, Spectrum Dance Theater
Cornish Dance Theatre Fall 2012 Concert, Cornish College of the Arts
Catherine Cabeen and Company: Fire!, On The Boards
Romeo et Juliette, Pacific Northwest Ballet
Swan Lake, Pacific Northwest Ballet

The Winner: Romeo et Juliette, Pacific Northwest Ballet

"It's as if the choreographer and dancers harnessed the emotion and feeling from Shakespeare's original text and put it into the ballet." - Katie B.


BEST PLAY

The Nominees:

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Uncensored, Book-It Repertory Theatre
August: Osage County, Balagan Theatre
Boeing Boeing, Seattle Repertory Theatre
A Doll's House, Seattle Shakespeare Company
Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them, Seattle Public Theater
The Glass Menagerie, Seattle Repertory Theatre
Julius Caesar, Young Americans' Theatre Company
Smudge, Washington Ensemble Theatre
Romeo and Juliet, Intiman Theatre Festival
Wizard of Oz, Seattle Children's Theatre

The Winner: Wizard of Oz, Seattle Children's Theatre

"It made me see that it's really a story about growing up. I saw a lot of myself in it, which I didn't expect." - Malory H.


BEST MUSICAL OR OPERA

The Nominees:

Altar Boyz, Seattle Musical Theatre
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, ArtsWest
Cinderella (La Cenerentola), Seattle Opera
Grey Gardens, ACT Theatre/5th Avenue Theatre
Hairspray: The Concert, Seattle Men's Chorus
La Boheme, Seattle Opera
Miracle!, INTIMAN Theatre Festival
Bat Boy: The Musical, Cornish College of the Arts
Next to Normal, Balagan Theatre
These Streets, ACT Theatre

The Winner: Hairspray: The Concert, Seattle Men's Chorus

"Vocal talent OVERFLOWED. It was better than the movie! I wish I could see it again." - Rachel W.


BEST FILM EVENT

The Nominees:

007: Six Classic James Bond Films, Grand Illusion Cinema
The 2012 Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Three Dollar Bill Cinema
Castles in the Sky: Miyazaki, Takahata and The Masters Of Studio Ghibli, SIFF Cinema
Seattle International Film Festival 2013
Langston Hughes African American Film Festival 2013, Langston Performing Arts Institute
Les Miserables, SIFF Cinema
My Louisiana Love, Longhouse Media at Northwest Film Forum
NFFTY: The National Film Festival for Talented Youth

The Winner: Seattle International Film Festival 2013

"Just by attending the festival I got to travel around the world. I truly love SIFF." - Hana P.


BEST MUSIC PERFORMANCE

The Nominees:

Dancing Queen, Seattle Men's Chorus
Haydn's Drum Roll Symphony, Seattle Symphony
The Matrix: Live, Film in Concert, Seattle Symphony
Philip Glass 75th Birthday Concert, Cornish College of the Arts Music Series
Sound Off! 2012, EMP Museum
Winter Festival 2013, Seattle Chamber Music Society

The Winner: The Matrix: Live, Film in Concert, Seattle Symphony

"It was just the most epic experience." - Dillon C.


BEST OTHER KIND OF EVENT

The Nominees:

Food & Race, CD Forum for Arts & Ideas
Laser Daft Punk, Seattle Laser Dome
Mark Bittman, Seattle Arts & Lectures
Annie Dorsen: A Piece of Work, On The Boards
Theatresports, Unexpected Productions

The Winner: Laser Daft Punk, Seattle Laser Dome

"Laser Daft Punk is the best because Daft Punk and lasers, yo. S'all I'm sayin'" - Molly R.


BEST FILM ORGANIZATION

The Nominees:

Grand Illusion Cinema
National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY)
Northwest Film Forum
Pacific Science Center's IMAX & Laser Dome
Seattle International Film Festival | SIFF Cinema
Three Dollar Bill Cinema (Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival)

The Winner: Seattle International Film Festival | SIFF Cinema

"Best variety of films, awesome ambience, and Theo chocolate. Basically, my favorite place in Seattle." - Ariana B.


BEST MUSEUM OR ART GALLERY

The Nominees:

Bellevue Arts Museum
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Cornish College of the Arts
EMP Museum
Henry Art Gallery
Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)
Seattle Art Museum & Seattle Asian Art Museum

The Winner: Seattle Art Museum & Seattle Asian Art Museum

"Best. Teen Nights. Ever. <3 Art. <3 SAM." - Michael F.


BEST DANCE ORGANIZATION

The Nominees:

Cornish College of the Arts
On The Boards
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Spectrum Dance Theater

The Winner: Pacific Northwest Ballet

"LOVE LOVE LOVE" - Anonymous


BEST MUSIC ORGANIZATION

The Nominees:

Cornish College of the Arts
EMP Museum
On The Boards
Seattle Chamber Music Society
Seattle Men's & Seattle Women's Choruses
Seattle Musical Theatre
Seattle Opera
Seattle Symphony

The Winner: Seattle Symphony

"I remember the experience because of the atmosphere and emotion that is induced when listening." - Naheed A.


BEST THEATER

The Nominees:

ACT Theatre
ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Balagan Theatre
Book-It Repertory Theatre
Cornish College of the Arts
Driftwood Players
INTIMAN Theatre Festival
New Century Theatre Company
On The Boards
Pork Filled Players
Renton Civic Theatre
Seattle Children's Theatre
Seattle Musical Theatre
Seattle Public Theater
Seattle Repertory Theatre
Seattle Shakespeare Company
SiS Productions
Taproot Theatre Company
Unexpected Productions
UW School of Drama
Washington Ensemble Theatre
Young Americans' Theatre Company

The Winner: ACT Theatre

"There's always something going on. It seems like you could go every night of the week and see something different." - Jack P.


BEST ORGANIZATION THAT DOESN'T FIT INTO ANY OF THE OTHER CATEGORIES

The Nominees:

Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
Seattle Arts & Lectures

The Winner: Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

"Langston Hughes has always been really welcoming and has so many programs for the community that are free and enriching!" - Angelica L.


FAVORITE ORGANIZATION OF 2012 - 2013 (Voted on LIVE in-person at the Teeny Awards ceremony!)

The Winner: EMP Museum


Congratulations to ALL of the nominees and winners! We think our friends at ACT Theatre said it best "With TeenTix, everyone wins! Building the next generation arts-goers." See you next year!

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