Briarwood student Joseph Baldwin received a "Best Actor" award for his work as the Narrator and the Mysterious Man in the play Into the Woods presented at the GISA state one-act competition at Middle Georgia College Nov. 18.
"I'm very proud of this accomplishment because it reflects Joseph's lifelong commitment to drama and the fine arts," said Play Director Jeanie Joesbury.
Mr. Baldwin was one of just five to receive a top individual award at the state competition. A panel of judges, experts in the field of drama, evaluated top plays from around the state and their cast members at the competition last Thursday, Mrs. Joesbury said.
As part of his role, Mr. Baldwin kept the mixed up fairy tale straight for viewers.
"I enjoyed the part of narrator. I was able to link the stories together for the audience," he said.
Mr. Baldwin, who has been performing on the stage of the Washington Little Theater since he was five years old, has been involved in the literary program at Briarwood, and has a range of talent that include music, piano and singing.
"He is just an overall wonderful performer in fine arts," Mrs. Joesbury said.