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Award Categories

Top schools and students will be honored for their outstanding achievements in each of the following categories:

 

  • State Finalist
  • Stage Management (see below)
  • Design (see below)
  • Educator Awards (see below)
  • Senior of the Year (see below)

Outstanding Achievement in Stage Management

The award for Outstanding Achievement in Stage Management honors students who demonstrate professionalism, leadership and commitment to excellence in stage management. Student stage managers or assistant stage managers in grades 7-12 are eligible to apply.

 

Application open: January 30th, 2020

Application deadline: May 20th, 2020

 

Outstanding Achievement in Design

The award for Outstanding Achievement in Design honors students in grades 7-12 who demonstrate artistry, skill and a commitment to excellence in costume, hair/makeup. props, scenic, sound or lighting design. Winners will be determined through an application process. Students in grades 7-12 may submit multiple applications in different design categories (e.g. one application for a costume design and another application for a scenic design). Each application should focus on one design project or concept. 

 

Application open: January 30th, 2020

Application deadline: May 20th, 2020

 

Outstanding Educator Awards

The Outstanding Educator Award honors teachers for their outstanding achievements in performing arts education. The awards will recognize middle school and high school educators who embody the highest standards in performing arts education and demonstrate a positive impact on the lives of students. Current or past students, fellow educators, school administrators, parents, or community members may nominate teachers for this award. 

 

Application open: January 30th, 2020

Application deadline: May 20th, 2020

 

Senior of the Year Award

The senior of the Year Award honors one senior for their outstanding achievements in performing arts throughout high school.  The award will recognize a student who embodies the highest standards of leadership within their school and demonstrates a positive impact on the lives of their fellow peers and teachers.  Educators, fellow students, school administrators, parents or community members may nominate students for this award. 

 

Application open: May 4th, 2020

Application deadline: May 20th, 2020