Six Flags America wins IAAPA Brass Ring Award for Best Female Performer
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — November 20, 2015 — Six Flags America proudly accepted a prestigious International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Brass Ring Award for Best Female Performer by Samantha Ilyana Eberhardt. This is the third consecutive year Six Flags America has won Brass Ring Awards in the Entertainment category, recognizing the quality and high level performance of the shows produced at the Maryland theme park. Awards were presented at the organizations’ annual Attractions Expo held in Orlando, Fla.
Samantha Ilyana Eberhardt, winner of the Best Female Performer, has been performing at the park since 2012. Ilyana has showcased her outstanding theatrical talents in a variety of live shows at the park including starring as a stunt performer in Legends of the Arena: A Gladiator Stunt Show and the post-apocalyptic story Blood Moon: A Stunt Slaughter; she was also dancer and host in Block Party and Party Gras and a singer and dancer during the park’s Christmas in July summer celebration.
“I’m unbelievably happy to announce I was awarded 2015 IAAPA Best Female Performer of The Year!” said Ilyana Eberhardt upon celebrating her win, accompanied by the Six Flags America Entertainment Team while holding her award. “All the nominees were amazing and so uniquely talented. I feel absolutely honored.”
“The entire Entertainment Department at Six Flags America is an outstanding group of performers,” said Randall Wilke, operations director. “They work tirelessly to entertain our guests with world-class, original, family friendly shows. Ilyana demonstrates that Six Flags America is home to the brightest and best talent in the industry. I am so proud of our team and Ilyana’s international recognition.”
Brass Ring Awards nominations are open for all the theme parks and entertainment venues in the world affiliated with IAAPA. By winning awards in this category three years in a row, Six Flags America is recognized as one of the best parks in the world in the entertainment segment. This recognition also reinforces the commitment of the park to continue offering a world-class entertainment experience and something new for guests to experience every year.
The park will reopen for the 2016 Season on March 25 with a brand new stunt show and will make a splash with the all-new interactive water play attraction, Splashwater Falls.