We are please to announce the writers that will be judging the 2017 NAPS contest.
Becky Daggett is an actor, director, and former (and sometimes current) non-profit executive. She serves on the artistic committee for Theatrikos Theatre Company and helps to choose the plays the theater decides to perform each year. Becky has also served on several grant review panels for state and federally funded projects. She has performed in more than 20 productions locally and has received two Viola Awards for Excellence in the Performing Arts.
Larry Hendricks is a recovering career journalist who has since gone to the dark side of public relations. He writes freelance, shoots photos and films, and in his spare time, he writes fiction. He’s lived in Flagstaff since 1986.
John Tannous has led the Arts Council as Executive Director for the past ten years. He moved from Prescott to Flagstaff in March 2007, and has lived in Arizona for 30 years, working in Prescott, Tucson, Tempe, and Phoenix. In Prescott, he served as the Director of the Smoki Museum of American Indian Art & Culture, as well as with the Tsunami on the Square performing arts festival and the Prescott Area Arts & Humanities Council. John has over 20 years leadership experience in the non-profit field, including the past 15 years in the arts. He hosted the Prescott Arts Beat radio show for three years, and was a regular writer for the Noise and Flagstaff Live.
These three talented individuals bring a mix of theatre, writing and performance experience to evaluating the diverse submissions NAPS receives.