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Rocklin Youth Theatre nabs 7 Elly nominations

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Rocklin Youth Theatre has received seven Elly nominations from SARTA for “The Spell of Sleeping Beauty.” The annual Elly Awards honors outstanding achievements of community theaters and artists in the Sacramento area. Elly Awards are named for the late Eleanor McClatchy, who was a devoted patron of the local arts, similar to the Tony awards of Sacramento. All Rocklin Youth Theatre Company’s nominations are in the Young People’s Play category and are as follows: Dillon Eversole for best supporting actor Alyssa Middleton for best supporting actress Delaney Feener for best supporting actress Nikole Crossland for costume design Michael Peters for lighting design Michael Peters for set design Rocklin Youth Theatre for best overall production Elly winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Sept. 20 at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento. Tickets can be purchased by calling SARTA at 443-8229.  RYTC also announces its fall productions of “School House Rock Live” (auditions are Aug. 25 and 26) and “Little Shop of Horrors” (auditions are Sept. 1 and 2), and a Haunted House workshop at Twelve Bridges Theatre. These fall productions are being led by directors who have received numerous Elly Award nominations. Call 632-7197 to schedule an audition or to register for the Haunted House. Further information can be found at www.rocklinyouththeatre.com. ~ Staff report