Congratulations to AAT Alumni Kirstyn Trombetta for receiving a Po'okela Award for "OUTSTANDING WORK BY A RESIDENT PLAYWRIGHT" - "Plantation Plays - Saudade."
About The Poʻokela Awards
The Poʻokela Awards have recognized excellence in local theater since 1984. Under the Poʻokela Awards adjudication process, a panel of three adjudicators selects honorees in twenty-three different theatre arts categories spanning producing, directing, performing, design, and technical theatre. Awards are given for excellence in each category. The adjudicators may also recognize excellence outside these categories through discretionary awards.
About The Hawaiʻi State Theatre Council
The Hawaiʻi State Theatre Council was created in 1970 and has been serving Hawaiʻi’s theatre community by promoting excellence in live theatre and facilitating theatre collaboration ever since. Participating theatres include All The World’s A Stage, Aloha Performing Arts Company, Chaminade University Performing Arts, Diamond Head Theatre, Hawaiian Mission Houses, Hawaiʻi Shakespeare Festival, Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Kumu Kahua Theatre, Manoa Valley Theatre, Maui OnStage, Mid-Pacific Theatre Program, Paliku Theatre, PlayBuilders of Hawaiʻi Theatre Company, TAG - The Actors’ Group, The Leeward Theatre, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, and Windward Readers’ Theatre.