Congratulations Mr. Owen Tavares-Olivier, Lake-Sumter State College, our Theatre Division Student of the Month for October. He was nominated by Professor Heather Elmatti.
Here’s what Ms. Elmatti shared with us about Owen: “Owen is a dedicated and active member of the Theatre Arts Society and has performed in eleven productions here at Lake-Sumter State College. He is willing to step outside his comfort zone and try new things and excels when he does so. He was nominated for TAS Best Supporting Actor 2016-2017 for his performance as The Narrator in Princess Pigface and won the award in 2015-2016 for his role as Mrs. Malaprop in The Rivals. He currently is playing Friar Tuck in Robin Hood.
Furthermore, Owen has taken an active leadership role within our program serving as Secretary, Vice-President, and now President of the Theatre Arts Society of Lake-Sumter State College. He also has been a student director in the Short Play festival as well as for our Children's Theater production."
Congratulations to this outstanding student, and our thanks to Ms. Elmatti for taking the time to nominate him for this recognition.