About the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards
Broadway In Chicago is proud to present the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards. The IHSMTA are the Illinois chapter of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. Broadway In Chicago is committed to emerging performers, and is thrilled to highlight the talent of Illinois students. As a chapter of the National program, The IHSMTA is a celebration of outstanding student achievement in high school musical theater. The program recognizes individual artistry in vocal, dance and acting performance, as well as honors teachers and their schools’ commitment to excellence in performing arts education.
"We are excited to bring this national awards program awards to Illinois.
This is a chance to focus on the talent here in our state,
as well as encourage students to follow their dreams."
-Lou Raizin, President, Broadway In Chicago
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About Broadway In Chicago
Broadway In Chicago was created in July 2000 and over the past 12 years has grown to be one of the largest commercial touring homes in the country. A Nederlander Company, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Chicago Theater District entertaining up to 1.7 million people annually in five theatres. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment, including musicals and plays, on the stages of five of the finest theatres in Chicago’s Loop including the Bank of America Theatre, Ford Center for the Performing Arts/Oriental Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and just off the Magnificent Mile, the new Broadway Playhouse. Broadway In Chicago is best known for attracting pre-Broadway productions, such as THE PRODUCERS, SPAMALOT, MOVIN’ OUT , THE ADDAMS FAMILY, KINKY BOOTS, and BIG FISH, as well as long-run engagements including WICKED, Disney’s THE LION KING, BILLY ELLIOT the Musical, JERSEY BOYS, and THE BOOK OF MORMON
About the National High School Musical Theater Awards
The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) is a celebration of outstanding student achievement in high school musical theater. The program recognizes individual artistry in vocal, dance and acting performance, and honors teachers and their schools’ commitment to excellence in performing arts education.
The fourth annual National High School Musical Theater Awards will be held on Monday, June 25, 2012. Activities will commence on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 with rehearsals, master classes, private coaching and interviews with theater professionals leading up to the live awards show where the Jimmy™ Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress will be presented. The program will conclude on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.