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Belmont Performing Arts Recognized at First Night Awards

Fiddler on the Roof at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. November 7, 2017. Fiddler on the Roof at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. November 7, 2017.

Belmont artists were recently recognized in this year’s First Night Awards, which pay tribute to Nashville’s most outstanding personalities and productions.

Jo Lynn Burks and Anna Perry, in the School of Music, took home the awards for Outstanding Musical Direction and Outstanding Choreography for their parts in Belmont University Musical Theater’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof.”

Jaclynn Jutting, assistant professor for the Department of Theatre & Dance and head of Belmont’s B.F.A. Directing Program, won outstanding Director of a Play for her direction of “The Amish Project,” produced by Actors Bridge Ensemble and Belmont University Theater.

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