Distinctions

Jobsite is honored for all the recognition we’ve received over the years. We’re surprised to get any sort of notice – we kind of like being the underdog.  Despite any accolades that come our way, we think thiscommunity is the best for continually pitching in, filling our seats and spreading the word about what we do.

Company Distinctions

2013

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Artistic Director – David M. Jenkins

2009

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Theater Company Editor’s Choice (also Reader’s Poll Runner-up)

2007

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Theater Company
  • Urban Excellence Award, Downtown Tampa Partnership Finalist

2004

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Theater Company
  • Business Journal of Tampa Bay 30 Under 30 – Artistic Associate, Shawn Paonessa
  • Arts Council of Hillsborough County Individual Artist Grant – Artistic Associate, Katrina Stevenson

2001

  • Editorial Nomination and #3 in Citysearch’s 2001 Best Performing Arts Venue or Company
  • Arts Council of Hillsborough County Individual Artist Grant – Artistic Director, David M. Jenkins

2010

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Theater Company, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up

2008

  • Urban Excellence Award, Downtown Tampa Partnership Winner
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Artistic Director – David M. Jenkins

2006

  • Best Theater Company (also Reader’s Pick runner–up)
  • Best Artistic Direction – David Jenkins

2003

  • Jobsite Theater is named official resident theater company of the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center’s Shimberg Playhouse.
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Theater Company
  • Business Journal of Tampa Bay 30 Under 30 – Artistic Director, David M. Jenkins

1999

  • “The Mouse That Roared Like a Lion” Award – The Tampa Tribune
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best New Theater Company

Production Distinctions

2013–14

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Selected

  • Theatre Tampa Bay Recommended

All New People

Selected

  • Theatre Tampa Bay Recommended

Crimes of the Heart

Selected

  • Theatre Tampa Bay Recommended

Inventing Van Gogh

Selected

  • Theatre Tampa Bay Recommended

2012–13

Gorey Stories

Winner!

  • Theatre Tampa Bay – Outstanding Costume Designer – Katrina Stevenson

The Lonesome West

Theatre Tampa Bay Nominated!

  • Outstanding Ensemble (play)
  • Outstanding Director (play) – Paul Potenza
  • Outstanding Lead Actor (play) – David Jenkins
  • Outstanding Featured Actor (play) – Brian Shea
  • Outstanding Featured Actress (play) – Caitlin McDonald Eason
  • Outstanding Sound Design – Shawn Paonessa
  • Outstanding Choreography/Fight Direction – Giles Davies

Behind the Gates

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best theater artist most likely born on the planet Krypton – Karla Hartley

Much Ado About Nothing

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actress – Roxanne Fay

Selected

  • Theater Tampa Bay Recommended

The Ballad of Hipster McBigballs

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Playwright, Reader’s Poll – Christen Petitt Hailey

2011–12

The Guys

Winner!

    • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actor – Paul Potenza

Closetland

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actor Reader’s Poll – David M. Jenkins

2010–11

Einstein’s Dreams

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Lighting Design – Brian Smallheer

Yellowman

Winner!

    • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Play
    • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actress – Fanni Green

The Odd Couple

Winner!

    • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actor – Paul Potenza

2009–10

And Baby Makes Seven

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actress, Reader’s Poll – Alison Burns

Boom!

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actress, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up – Summer Bohnenkamp-Jenkins

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Most Consistently Surprising Actress – Meg Heimstead
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actress, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up – Summer Bohnenkamp-Jenkins, Meg Heimstead

What the Butler Saw

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actor, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up – David Jenkins

Dead Man’s Cell Phone

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Most Consistently Surprising Actress – Meg Heimstead
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actor, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up – Steve Garland
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actress, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up – Summer Bohnenkamp-Jenkins, Meg Heimstead

2008–09

Blackbird

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Director – Karla Hartley
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Scenic Design – Scott Cooper

Rabbit Hole

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Reader’s Poll Best Actress Finalist – Meg Heimstead
  • Creative Loafing 2009 Top 10 Production

The Lieutenant of Inishmore

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Reader’s Poll Best Actress Finalist – Kari Goetz

Pericles

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay 2009 – Best Theatrical Composer – Joe Popp
  • Creative Loafing 2009 Top 10 Production
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay 2010 – Best Theater Production, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up

2007–08

Gorey Stories

Winner!

  • 2008 Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Costume Designer – Katrina Stevenson
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Supporting Actress (tie) – Summer Bohnenkamp-Jenkins
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Overall Design – Brian Smallheer (Scenic/Lights) & Katrina Stevenson (Costume)

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Top 10 Plays of the Decade
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Play
  • Creative Loafing 2008 Top 10 Production
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Supporting Actor – Paul J. Potenza

Eleemosynary

Winner!

  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Supporting Actress (tie) – Molly Jacobson

A Dream Play

Winner!

  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Actress – Kari Goetz

Embedded

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing 2008 Top 10 Production
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Play
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Director – David M. Jenkins & Shawn Paonessa

2006–07

The Pillowman

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing 2006 Top 10 Production
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actor – Steve Garland
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Play
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Director – David M. Jenkins
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Actor – Steve Garland
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Supporting Actor – Paul Potenza

The March of the Kitefliers

Winner!

  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Design – Brian Smallheer (set), John Lott (lights), Katrina Stevenson (costume) & Kari Goetz, David Jenkins and Shawn Paonessa (sound)

Hurlyburly

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing 2007 Top 10 Production

This is How it Goes

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing 2007 Top 10 Production

Woman in Mind

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing 2007 Top 10 Plays
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actress – Ami Sallee
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Costume Designer – Katrina Stevenson
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Actress – Ami Sallee
  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Supporting Actress – Kari Goetz

2005–06

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

Winner!

  • Weekly Planet 2005 Top Ten Production

The Goat or Who is Sylvia?

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Top 10 Plays of the Decade
  • Creative Loafing Top 10 Shows of 2006
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Play
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actor – Steven Clark Pachosa

2004–05

The Complete History of America (abridged)

Winner!

  • Weekly Planet Best of the Bay – Best Hilarious Theater Production
  • Weekly Planet 2005 Top Ten Production

The March of the Kitefliers

Winner!

  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Design – Brian Smallheer (set), John Lott (lights), Katrina Stevenson (costume) & Kari Goetz, David Jenkins and Shawn Paonessa (sound)

2003–04

Bloody Poetry

Winner!

  • Weekly Planet 2003 Top Ten Production
  • Best of 2003 – The Tampa Tribune

2002–03

Titus Andronicus

Winner!

  • Tampa Tribune Top 10 Performance of 2002
  • 2002 Tampa Tribune “Tribbie” Award

Cloud Nine

Winner!

  • Creative Loafing Top 10 Plays of the Decade
  • Weekly Planet Best of the Bay – Best Play
  • Weekly Planet Best of the Bay – Best Director – Ami Sallee
  • Weekly Planet Best of the Bay – Best Set Designer – Dickie Corley
  • Weekly Planet 2003 Top Ten Production
  • Tampa Tribune Best of 2003

The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)

Winner!

  • Weekly Planet 2003 Top Ten Production

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Winner!

  • Weekly Planet Best of the Bay – Best Costume Designer – Katrina Stevenson
  • Weekly Planet 2003 Top Ten Production
  • Tampa Tribune Best of 2003

2001–02

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

Winner!

  • Weekly Planet 2002 Top Ten Production

subUrbia

Winner!

  • Weekly Planet 2002 Top Ten Production

2000–01

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

Winner!

  • Weekly Planet Top 10 Performance of 2001
  • Tampa Tribune 2001 Season Highlight