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 this community is the best for continually pitching in, filling our seats and spreading the word about what we do.

Company Distinctions

2014

  • American Theatre Wing – National Theatre Company Grant Finalist
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Stage Director, Reader’s Poll – David M. Jenkins
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Set Designer, Reader’s Poll – Brian Smallheer
  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Theater Company, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up

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

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

Production Distinctions

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay
    • Most Winningly Shameless Actor – Spencer Meyers
    • Best Theater Rockers – Jobsite Theater
    • Best Theater Production, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up
    • Best Actress, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up – Amy Gray

The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actor, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up – David M. Jenkins
  • Theatre Tampa Bay Recommended
  • Theatre Tampa Bay Nominated
    • Outstanding Ensemble, Play

Crimes of the Heart

  • Theatre Tampa Bay Recommended

All New People

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Comedic Performance in a Drama – Jack Holloway
  • Theatre Tampa Bay Recommended
  • Theatre Tampa Bay Nominated
    • Outstanding Lead Actor, Play – Jack Holloway
    • Outstanding Featured Actress, Play – Elizabeth Fendrick

Inventing Van Gogh

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay
    • Best Director – Karla Hartley
    • Best Character Actor Who Can Do Anything – Ned Averill-Snell
  • Theatre Tampa Bay Recommended
  • Theatre Tampa Bay Nominated
    • Outstanding Production, Play
    • Outstanding Featured Actor, Play – Ned Averill-Snell
    • Outstanding Lighting Design – Kaylin Gess

Return to the Forbidden Planet

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay
    • Best Musical
    • Best Theater Rockers – Jobsite Theater
    • Most Winningly Shameless Actor – Spencer Meyers
    • Best Theater Production, Reader’s Poll
    • Best Lighting Designer, Reader’s Poll – Mike Wood
    • Best Actress, Reader’s Poll Runner-Up – Amy Gray
  • Theatre Tampa Bay Nominated
    • Outstanding Musical Director – Jana Jones
    • Outstanding Featured Actress, Musical – Jaime Giangrande-Holcom

4.48 Psychosis

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Reason to Take Theater Seriously

Gorey Stories

  • Theatre Tampa Bay – Outstanding Costume Designer – Katrina Stevenson

Behind the Gates

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

Much Ado About Nothing

  • Creative Loafing Best of the Bay – Best Actress – Roxanne Fay
  • Theater Tampa Bay Recommended

The Ballad of Hipster McBigballs

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

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

The Guys

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

Closetland

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

The Odd Couple

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

Einstein’s Dreams

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

Yellowman

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

And Baby Makes Seven

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

Boom!

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

What the Butler Saw

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

Dead Man’s Cell Phone

  • 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

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

  • 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

Blackbird

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

Rabbit Hole

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

The Lieutenant of Inishmore

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

Pericles

  • 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

Gorey Stories

  • 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)

Eleemosynary

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

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

  • 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

A Dream Play

  • Jobsite Jobby – Best Actress – Kari Goetz

Embedded

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

The Pillowman

  • 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

This is How it Goes

  • Creative Loafing 2007 Top 10 Production

The March of the Kitefliers

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

Woman in Mind

  • 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

Hurlyburly

  • Creative Loafing 2007 Top 10 Production

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

  • Weekly Planet 2005 Top Ten Production

The Goat or Who is Sylvia?

  • 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

The Complete History of America (abridged)

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

The March of the Kitefliers

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

Bloody Poetry

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

Titus Andronicus

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

Cloud Nine

  • 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)

  • Weekly Planet 2003 Top Ten Production

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

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

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

  • Weekly Planet 2002 Top Ten Production

subUrbia

  • Weekly Planet 2002 Top Ten Production

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

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

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