On Sunday, January 28, 2024, we gathered again at On the Boards, dressed in our iconic MIRRORBALL outfits, to celebrate Arts Access and Youth Empowerment at our annual celebration of all things teen-- The Teeny Awards.
The 2024 Teeny Awards was sponsored by foundry10, the Seattle Center, The 5th Avenue Theatre's Rising Star Project, and the Meany Center at the University of Washington.
The award ceremony featured performances from local teen arts programs including Velocity Dance Center's Youth Choreographer's Club, the Village Theatre Institute, Washington State Arts Commissions Poetry Out Loud, and Three Dollar Bill Cinema's Reel Queer Youth! These performances reminded us of the wide array of talent throughout our community.
Our awardees this year represent our first cohort of "20 Under 20" Outstanding Teens, each of whom were nominated by arts leaders in TeenTix's network of Arts and Community Partners.
The speeches from all of our winners were truly inspiring to all the youth and industry adults at the event. The community vibes were amazing and we had a lot of fun meeting many people for the first time in-person again! The Teeny Awards are back and bigger than ever, continuing to highlight the teen leadership in the Arts and Culture scene.
Thank you to our host, On the Boards, our incredible awardees, and the network of TeenTix supporters out there. Here’s to the next generation of the Teeny awards!
The 2024 "20 Under 20" Outstanding Teens
|Julia Bradler from The 5th Avenue Theatre
|Claire E. from Powerful Voices
|Irie from Powerful Voices
|Sayaan Nagpal from Powerful Voices
|Gavin Muhlfelder from KNHC c89.5
|Augustin Vazquez from The Vera Project
|Athena Davis from Village Theatre
|Daphne Bunker from TeenTix
|Daleceana from Speak With Purpose
|Peter Ahern from Speak With Purpose
|Miles Hagopian from Speak With Purpose
|Kyle Gerstel from Penguin Productions
|Fish Harrison from ACT Theatre
|Olivia Qi from Seattle Opera
|Leila Neidlinger from Seattle Rep
|Ethan Mayo from Seattle Rep
|Josie O'Neill from Seattle Rep
|Gwyneth Febus from Seattle Art Museum
|Toa Ghatak from the Bureau of Fearless Ideas
|Sophie Vernon from the
National Film Festival for Talented Youth