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Nebraska High School Theater Academy Showcase

Posted On Apr 27, 2021, 11:18 AM by Dara Hogan

Archive: Nebraska High School Theater Academy Virtual Showcase 2020

The 8th annual Tony Awards® inspired celebration, The Nebraska High School Theater Academy Showcase is back this year! The event is FREE and will feature both live and digital performances on Monday, June 7 at 7:00 PM at Holland Center Outdoors! You can reserve your seats on May 14 here

Guess who's hosting the event? Our friend, Broadway artist and Omaha Northwest High School graduate, Kevyn Morrow!

The NHSTA Showcase will celebrate theater students and educators from across Nebraska for their work on stage and behind-the-scenes. Awards presented will include: Outstanding Achievement in Stage Management, Outstanding Achievement in Design, Outstanding Educator Award, Backstage Excellence Award, Senior of the Year Award and National Finalists.

During the showcase, two students will be selected to represent Nebraska at the Broadway League's National High School Musical Theatre Awards®, known as the Jimmy Awards®, in an online performance held Thursday, July 15, 2021.

The finalists will join 70 students from 35 regions across the United States in a week of online coaching with Broadway artists and industry experts culminating in a virtual performance at the national Jimmy Awards. Students will also compete for top performance awards and scholarships.
 
To date, the program has been the catalyst for more than $4,000,000 in educational scholarships, and several student participants have already been cast in Broadway, Touring and West End productions. For more information, please visit www.JimmyAwards.com

While we've given you the deets about the NHSTA showcase, it's so much better coming from the host himself. Watch the video!