CNY Arts Center Receives Seven SALT Nominations

CNY Arts Center is excited to announce the Syracuse Area Live Theatre (SALT) Awards Academy has nominated CNY Arts Center for recognition in seven categories for the recent theatre season. The awards program recognizes outstanding performances in Professional and Non-Professional Theater in Central New York.

The nominations are the first recognition of the SALT Awards Academy for the multi-arts center located in Fulton. “We are deeply honored to be included with the talented theatre community in Central New York,” said Executive Director, Nancy Fox. “We appreciate the acknowledgement for the hard work and dedication of so many professionals at all levels. We are also delighted to see the spotlight shine on Fulton with these nominations.”

Nominations include four nods to Twelve Angry Men including Play of the Year, Jessie Dobrzynski as Best Director of a Play, William Edward White for his Lighting Design of a Play, and Garrett Robinson as Supporting Actor in a Play. Other nominations include Sabrina Woodward as Supporting Actress in a Play in the classic Harvey presented last fall, and two nominations for Godspell to Chad Lewis for Set Design of a Musical and Jonathan Hedges for Sound Design of a Musical.

In addition to recognizing directors, actors, and designers, each theatre company was invited to name a Non-Performing Person of the Year who has made a significant contribution to the company. The Arts Center chose Jen Marriner as their person, citing Jen’s contribution from the first production to the present serving in multiple capacities as Parent Liaison, Archival Photographer, Box Office Manager, and long-time supporter for her family’s participation in Arts Center programming.

The awards ceremony will take place Sunday, November 5th at Syracuse Stage. CNY Arts Center is located at 11 River Glen Dr. on the Cayuga College Fulton Campus and in downtown Fulton at the Arts HotSpot, 47 S. First St. For more information visit or call 315-598-ARTS (2787).

CAPTION – Garett Robinson, Juror # 3, 3rd from left, received a SALT Award nomination as Supporting Actor in a Play for CNY Arts Center’s Twelve Angry Men directed by Jessie Dobrzynski, also nominated as Best Director for a Play. CNY Arts Center received seven nominations from the SALT Awards Academy including Best Play and Lighting Design for Twelve Angry Men, Set And Sound Design for Godspell, and Sabrina Woodward as Supporting Actress in a play for Harvey. For more information, visit or call 315-598-ARTS (2787). Also shown in the photo, l-r, Thad Striffler, Kevin Colvin, Garrett Robinson, David Dean, Cole Salo, and John Krenrich.