HALL OF HONOR (established 1986) is awarded when there is deemed a worthy recipient in any year. Criteria include the nominee’s contributions to state and local community theatre, involvement in all aspects of theatre work, and an OCTA member. This is OCTA’s highest recognition for lifetime achievement in service to Oklahoma nonprofit theatre and to OCTA.

History: This award was suggested by Denny Vick during his term as Executive Director of OCTA in 1986.  This award is to be given to an OCTA member who has accomplished significant things for OCTA. 

Hall of Honor Past Recipients

2019

Rebecca Fry, Shawnee

2018

Louis Wagner, Porum

2017

Sally Barnes, Broken Arrow

Chuck Tweed, Midwest City

2016

Kitty Goodwin, Clinton

2015

Thamazin Harrison, Alva

2014

Julie Tattershall

2012

Donovan Hamilton, Tulsa

Martha Cherbini, Muskogee

2011

Suzanne Boles, Grove

Diane Chapel, Edmond

2010

Shonda Currell, Elk City

2009

Doobie Potter, Oklahoma City

2006

Joel Wellnitz, Ardmore

2002

Sharon Burum, Duncan

1999

Tom Cowley, Ponca City

Mike Perkins, Clinton

Gene Williams, Hobart

1997

Patt Ward Curtin, Watonga

Bill LaRue, Clinton (awarded posthumously)

Ron Martin, Oklahoma City

1993

Mary Patterson, Oklahoma City

1992

Doris Edon, Tulsa

Charles Hair, Tulsa

Jack Liggett, Bartlesville

1991

John Patterson, Oklahoma City

Jimmy Vaughn, Oklahoma City

1989

Dwayne Brittain, Duncan

Betty Wagner, Stillwater

Jeanne Adams Wray, Stillwater (currently San Francisco, CA)

1988

Bill Crawford, Lawton (deceased)

Curt Schwartz, Oklahoma City (deceased)

1987

Lil Williams, Ardmore (deceased)

Fiske Robertson, Bartlesville (deceased)

Jon Wagner, Stillwater (deceased)