Oakland University
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Twelfth Annual MaTilDas

Award season is an exciting time for everyone: nominees, winners, and those of us who just love to watch and bask in reflected glory. You can get closer to the exhilaration of being told “you’re wonderful!” by attending MTD's very own Red Carpet Event, the MaTilDas.

Named after Matilda Dodge Wilson, the annual MaTilDa awards celebrate the very best of achievement in performance and service within the MTD community. This year’s event is on Monday, April 11, at the Royal Park Hotel, 600 East University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307, starting with cocktails at 6 p.m. Dinner, performances, and presentation of the awards will follow. Everyone is welcome to purchase tickets. Go to http://www.tinyurl.com/matildaticket or call the MTD office at (248) 370-2030 for tickets, which are $40, $20 for students.

Congratulations to all this year’s winners: Dan McDougall and Shelly Tocco, from TerpTheatre, the Distinguished Community Service Award; Barbara Bland, Alumni Achievement in Music; Joe Bailey, Alumni Achievement in Theatre; Melanie King, Alumni Achievement in Dance; Alex Carter, the Distinguished Musicianship Award; Natalie Cochran, Outstanding Student in Voice Performance; Alexandra Zetye, Outstanding Student in Piano Performance; Matthew Eastwood, Outstanding Student in Instrumental Performance; Domonique Barnes, Outstanding Student in Music Education; Meghan Tappen, Outstanding Student in Music Education; Quincy Stewart, Outstanding Student in Jazz; Man Ling Kwok, the Joyce Adelson Piano Ensemble Award and the Jennifer Scott Memorial Award; Kimberly Maes, the Joyce Adelson Piano Ensemble Award; Emily Sorensen, the Pat and Mercedes Nicosia Meadow Brook Estate Award; Domonique Evans, the Gittlen Achievement Award in Musical Theatre; Gina Smothers, the Gittlen Achievement Award in Theatre Design and Technology; David Meese, the Gittlen Achievement Award in Acting; Jeffery Block, the Gittlen Theatre Award; Melissa Moffitt, Outstanding Student in Dance; Kristen Manor, the Maggie Allesee Distinguished Dance Student Award; Lindsay Terrell, Outstanding Student Service Award – Music; and Krystin Becker, Outstanding Student Service Award – Theatre.

Grab your best LBD or suit from the closet and we’ll see you at the MaTilDas. And be ready to walk the red carpet!

Created by Gillian Ellis (gellis@oakland.edu) on Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Modified by Gillian Ellis (gellis@oakland.edu) on Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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