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Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala

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Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), last night presented the 2019 "Mr. Abbott" Award Gala, hosted by SDC Member, and Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce. In addition, SDC Member, 2015 "Mr. Abbott" Award recipient, and Tony Award winner James Lapine presented a special "Mr. Abbott" Award to Victoria Traube.

Proceeds from the gala will benefit Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, whose mentorship programs, community forums, and public events develop and promote the creativity and craft of directors and choreographers and foster a cross-generational, National Theatre community.

Founded in 1965, Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) exists to foster, promote and develop the craft and creativity of stage directors and choreographers. SDCF's goals are to provide opportunities to practice the crafts of directing and choreography; to gather and disseminate craft and career information; to promote the profession to emerging talent; to provide opportunities for exchange of knowledge among directors and choreographers; and to increase the awareness of the value of directors' and choreographers' work, and to convene around issues affecting theatre artists. www.sdcfoundation.org.

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) is the theatrical union that unites, empowers, and protects professional stage directors and choreographers throughout the United States. Its mission is to foster a national community of professional stage directors and choreographers by protecting the rights, health, and livelihoods of all of its Members; facilitating the exchange of ideas, information, and opportunities, while educating the current and future generations about the role of directors and choreographers; and providing effective administrative, negotiating, and contractual support. 2019 marks the Union's 60th Anniversary. sdcweb.org

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Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce and Joy Abbott

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sheldon Epps and Laura Penn

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Victoria Traube

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce, Victoria Traube and Joy Abbott

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce and Jack O’Brien during The "Mr. Abbott" Award 2019 at The Metropolitan Club on 3/25/2019 in New York City.

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce, Victoria Traube and Jack O’Brien

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce, Victoria Traube, Jack O’Brien and Ethan McSweeny

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Charlotte St. Martin and Robert Wankel

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Nicole Fosse

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Nicole Fosse and Joy Abbott

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Nicole Fosse, Victoria Traube and Joy Abbott

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Troy Britton Johnson

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Troy Britton Johnson

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Robert Wankel and Phillip J. Smith

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Jack O'Brien, Victoria Traube and Ted Chapin

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Victoria Traube, Jack O’Brien and Sheldon Epps

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Jerry Mitchell, Joy Abbott, Angie Schworer and Troy Britton Johnson

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sam Pinkleton, Mark Brokaw, Joy Abbott, Jerry Mitchell and Ted Chapin

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Jerry Mitchell and Jack O'Brien

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott, Jonathan Cerullo and Laura Penn

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Ted Chapin, Laura Osnes and Fred Lassen

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Osnes

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Osnes

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Phillip J. Smith

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Phillip J. Smith

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Osnes and Phillip J. Smith

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Angie Schworer and Richard Bird

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Angie Schworer and Richard Bird

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Al Blackstone, Jenn Rose, Kitty McNammee, Jerry Mitchell, Katie Spelman and Raja Kelly

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Al Blackstone, Jenn Rose, Kitty McNammee, Katie Spelman and Raja Kelly

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Pat Birch and Jonathan Cerullo

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Pat Birch

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Nathan Johnson and Laura Osnes

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Nathan Johnson and Laura Osnes

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Ron Shechtman and Lynne Meadow

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Jonathan Cerullo and Laura Penn

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
The "Mr. Abbott" Award 2019 Presentation at The Metropolitan Club on 3/25/2019 in New York City.

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
The "Mr. Abbott" Award

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
The "Mr. Abbott" Award

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
The "Mr. Abbott" Award

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Osnes

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Osnes

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Osnes

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Penn and Sheldon Epps

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Penn and Nicole Fosse

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Penn, Nicole Fosse and Sheldon Epps

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Penn

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Penn and Sheldon Epps

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott and Jerry Mitchell

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott and Jerry Mitchell

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott and Jerry Mitchell

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott and Jerry Mitchell

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott and Jerry Mitchell

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott and Jerry Mitchell

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott and Jerry Mitchell

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Joy Abbott and Jerry Mitchell

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Kathleen Marshall

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Osnes

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Laura Osnes

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
James Lapine

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
James Lapine

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
James Lapine

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Victoria Traube

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Victoria Traube

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Victoria Traube

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Victoria Traube

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sam Pinkleton

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sam Pinkleton and Mark Brokaw

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sam Pinkleton and Mark Brokaw

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sam Pinkleton

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sam Pinkleton and Mark Brokaw

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Mark Brokaw

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sam Pinkleton and Mark Brokaw

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sam Pinkleton

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Sam Pinkleton and Mark Brokaw

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
David Hyde Pierce

Photos: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
Victoria Traube


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