The award-winning Belfry Club, the nation's oldest, continuously-run high school dramatic club, won three awards at the 2019 Philadelphia Independence Awards ceremony for its November 2018 production of Chess. The awards ceremony took place on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Temple University's Performing Arts Center. GA won the following awards:
- Best Solo Dancer: Alex Kafrissen '20
- Best Male Vocalist: Danny Ritz '19
- Best Lights: Daryl Dohner '19 (Lighting Designer), Allan Kaufman '19 (Master Electrician and Head Spot), Tara Babal '20 (Follow Spot), Perry Fraser '22 (Follow Spot), Jack Galloway '22 (Follow Spot)
Congratulations to the entire cast and crew! Congratulations to Director K. Richardson and Technical Director Paul Moffit!
The Philadelphia Independence Awards were created by high school theater teachers and directors for the purpose of sharing and awarding outstanding student theater performances and productions in the Philadelphia region.