Alumna Sister Miranda Medugno Named Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical-HELEN Production

Alumna Sister Miranda Marisa Paddon Medugno becomes the first Gallaudet graduate ever to win the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical-HELEN production for her role as Helen Keller in Visible Language. Being one of the country’s most prestigious cultural honors, the Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. She received a B.A. in Theatre Arts and is currently a graduate student in Gallaudet's Master of Arts program in Sign Language Education. As a student, she played Ophelia in Hamlet (2012), as well as the title roles in Alice in Wonderland (2013), and Lysistrata (2013). Miranda interned twice with Faction of Fools, a Washington, D.C.-based Commedia dell'Arte theater company in its fourth year of residency at Gallaudet, cast as a servants in The Mandrake (2011), and as Lavinia in Titus Andronicus (2014). -Gallaudet University