HOW THE SONDHEIM AWARDS WORK

Each fall, schools across Connecticut and Rhode Island are invited to register. Upon registration, schools and students are able to participate in a range of activities and educational opportunities throughout the academic year. 

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

  • ADJUDICATION

    Have a team of 3 industry professionals attend your school’s musical. These professionals will provide written feedback to be shared with your programs upon completion of the awards season. 

  • AWARDS

    Have your musical considered for awards as a part of the adjudication process.

  • GALA

    Attend a Tony Awards® style gala celebrating excellence in high school musical theatre! The Black Tie Gala features performances by students and nominated best musical, along with special appearances by industry professionals!

  • MASTERCLASSES & WORKSHOPS

    Participate in multiple masterclasses and workshops presented throughout the year.

  • TEACHERS WORKSHOP

    Participate in a special workshop curated for and connecting CT & RI Theatre Educators.

  • BEST ACTOR/ACTRESS BOOTCAMP

    Best Actor & Best Actress nominees participate in a multi-day bootcamp where they work with the Stephen Sondheim Awards team members and special guest artists from NYC! Winners of the Best Actress & Best Actor Awards category will attend the National High School Musical Theatre Awards® (The Jimmy Awards®) in NYC.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    Multiple scholarships presented to students each year to support their endeavors as emerging young artists.

  • CONNECTIONS

    Be a part of the Stephen Sondheim Awards Educators Facebook group to share exciting news, locate that costume piece you just can’t find, and much more!

SONDHEIM AWARDS TEAM

Julie Kavanagh

Program Director

Kimberly Simon

Program Supervisor

Audra Bryant

Gala Director

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