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On Wednesday, May 2, Proctors announced nominees for the second annual 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards, which will take place on Saturday, May 19 at 7 p.m.
Bethlehem Central High School received six nominations, in the following categories:
- Best Actor: Ian Myers
- Best Actor: Grant Napierski
- Best Supporting Actress: Maggy Seebode
- Best Supporting Actor: Matt Bonacci
- Best Student Orchestra
- Best Technical Execution
Clayton A. Bouton High School in Voorheesville CSD received five, in the following categories:
- Best Actress: Fallon Zell
- Best Ensemble/Chorus
- Best Choreography Execution
- Best Set Construction
- Best Technical Execution
(View all nominees here. Tickets available after May 4 here.)
The School of Performing Arts at Proctors will present the Second Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards for the Capital District in partnership with The Broadway League, a national trade association for the Broadway industry. Fashioned after Broadway’s Tony Awards, the ceremony will celebrate the achievements of the local theatre students and highlight the importance of arts and theatre education. (If you missed the 2017 High School Musical Theatre Awards, relive the journey from rehearsals to showtime.) Nominees are selected by educators, industry professionals, and theatre experts who review productions at registered schools.The winner in the Best Actor and Best Actress categories will go on to represent Proctors and the Capital District at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards competition in New York City on Monday, June 25. The all expenses paid trip includes training from working Broadway professionals and the opportunity to compete with students from around the country for the title of Best National High School Actress and Best National High School Actor.The National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA), also called the Jimmy Awards, was established in 2009 to elevate the importance of theater arts education in schools and reward excellence in student performance. The program impacts over 50,000 students annually who participate in high school musical theater competitions sponsored by thirty professional theaters throughout the United States, including Proctors.
Highlights from the 2017 High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors
To be eligible to participate in The Jimmy Awards, the regional Best Actress and Best Actor winners must have played a NHSMTA-recognized leading role in their school’s production. For this reason, only students playing a NHSMTA-recognized leading role in their school’s production will be eligible for a Best Actress and/or Best Actor nomination. Please review the links below for additional information regarding the NHSMTA approved musicals and qualifying leading roles.
List of participating schools.
Rules and Regulations
NHSMTA Approved Musical and Qualifying Roles List
For information about adjudication or becoming an adjudicator.
For more information, contact Grace Janiszewski at (518) 382-3884 x 150.