Nadia Jewel Vito
STANJ — Dramatic Pairs
Nadia Jewel Vito is a junior at Pinelands Regional High school who won the Governor’s Award for Dramatic Pairs, along with her best friend, Gaten Matarazzo, at the STANJ Competition. At her high school, she is a council member of the Thespian Honors Society, a member of the Tri-M Music Honors Society, and a member of the National Honors Society. Her favorite theatre credits include: Young Fiona (Shrek the Musical National/International Tour), Young Bonnie (Bonnie & Clyde at the Eagle Theatre), Olive Ostrovsky (Spelling Bee at Pinelands), and Luisa (Fantasticks with Bellarine Theatre Co.) Earlier this year, Nadia helped assistant direct Radium Girls at Pinelands. At STANJ, Nadia won the 1st place award for Character Analysis (9th grade), was a part of Pinelands’ Musical Theatre Group which won 1st place (10th grade), and received 4th place for both her comedic monologue and a group scene that she was in, along with her dramatic pair (11th grade). Nadia looks forward to STANJ all year long, and would like to thank Mr. DiFrancia, Ms. Sayah, and her parents and friends for supporting her.