Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards

The Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards 2014 - At the Long Center photogrpahed by James Goulden
Join the Long Center, along with our partners The University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts and ZACH Theatre, as we recognize tomorrow’s stars of the stage—and pay tribute to the value and talent of musical theatre and arts education in our community.

Throughout the 2014-2015 academic year,  participating high school productions in the Greater Austin area will vie for a coveted award as selected by a panel of arts professionals culminating in a Tony Awards-style ceremony to be held Tuesday April 14,  2015 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.

Tickets go on-sale to the general public March 27, at noon. Purchase tickets here.

Scholarship Sponsor Wells Fargo
Founding Sponsors Carolyn and Marc Seriff
Media Partner KXAN

2014-2015 Participating Schools

Anderson High School The Wedding Singer
Austin High School Gypsy
Bastrop High School Annie Get Your Gun
Cedar Creek High School Legally Blonde Jr.
Cedar Park High School Singin’ In The Rain
Cedar Ridge High School Bring It On
Crockett High School Avenue Q, School Edition
Del Valle High School Once Upon a Mattress
Dripping Springs High School Annie Get Your Gun
East Austin College Prep In the Heights
Hays High School Godspell
Hendrickson High School Les Miserables, School Edition
James Bowie High School Evita
John B. Connally High School You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Lake Travis High School The Music Man
LBJ Theatre The Boys in the Photograph
Leander High School How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Marble Falls High School Fiddler On The Roof
McCallum Fine Arts Academy The Producers
McNeil High School Hairspray
Round Rock High School She Loves Me
Rouse High School Oklahoma!
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Upper School Sweeney Todd
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School Cabaret
Stony Point High School Once On This Island
Vandegrift High School Thoroughly Modern Millie
Vista Ridge High School Beauty and the Beast

Learn more about the GAHSMTA ›

News and Information

Volunteer!

The Greater Austin Musical Theatre Awards at the Long Center are looking for volunteers who are college aged and older! We need able-bodied folks to assemble swag bags, take pictures, or help schools get from the house to backstage and vice versa during this awesome awards ceremony.

The commitment is Monday, April 13 from 5-9pm and Tuesday, April 14 from 9am-11pm. Food will be provided on Tuesday. Plus, each volunteer gets two free tickets to a show at the Long Center next season! All volunteers must be 18 or over.

Volunteer today!

Important Dates

Tickets for the Award Ceremony go on-sale March 27, at 10am.

For more information on upcoming deadlines, important dates and performances, please see the official GAHSMTA Event Calendar.

Scholarship Program

Scholarship Programs and Application Procedures for 2014-15 will be posted soon. Stay tuned.

2014-2015 Nominees and Award Recipients

*Indicates Winner

Best Ensemble           

  1. Cedar Creek High School Legally Blonde Jr.
  2. Cedar Ridge High School Bring it On
  3. Dripping Springs High School Annie Get Your Gun .
  4. James Bowie High School Evita
  5. Leander High School How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  6. McCallum High School The Producers
  7. Round Rock High School She Loves Me
  8. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cabaret

Best Crew/Technical Execution

  1. Anderson High School The Wedding Singer
  2. Cedar Park High School Singin’ in the Rain
  3. Dripping Springs High School Annie Get Your Gun
  4. James Bowie High School Evita
  5. Leander High School How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  6. Round Rock High School She Loves Me
  7. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Sweeney Todd
  8. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cabaret
  9. Vandegrift High School Thoroughly Modern Millie

Best Orchestra                       

  1. Anderson High School The Wedding Singer
  2. James Bowie High School Evita
  3. LBJ High School The Boys in the Photograph
  4. McNeil High School Hairspray
  5. Rouse High School Oklahoma!
  6. Vista Ridge High School Beauty and the Beast

Best Scene Design

  1. Anderson High School The Wedding Singer
  2. Bastrop High School Annie Get Your Gun
  3. Dripping Springs High School Annie Get Your Gun
  4. James Bowie High School Evita
  5. John. B Connally High School You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
  6. LBJ High School The Boys in the Photograph
  7. Leander High School How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  8. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Sweeney Todd
  9. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cabaret

Best Lighting Design

  1. Cedar Creek High School Legally Blonde Jr.
  2. Cedar Park High School Singin’ in the Rain
  3. Cedar Ridge High School Bring it On
  4. Hendrickson High School Les Miserables
  5. Lake Travis High School The Music Man
  6. Rouse High School Oklahoma!
  7. Stony Point High School Once on this Island
  8. Vandegrift High School Thoroughly Modern Millie
  9. Vista Ridge High School Beauty and the Beast

Best Costume Design

  1. Cedar Park High School Singin’ in the Rain
  2. Cedar Ridge High School Bring it On
  3. Del Valle High School Once Upon a Mattress
  4. Dripping Springs High School Annie Get Your Gun
  5. Marble Falls High School Fiddler on the Roof
  6. McCallum High School The Producers
  7. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Sweeney Todd
  8. Stony Point High School Once on this Island

Best Choreography

  1. Bastrop High School Annie Get Your Gun
  2. Cedar Ridge High School Bring it On
  3. Dripping Springs High School Annie Get Your Gun
  4. Hays High School Godspell
  5. James Bowie High School Evita
  6. McCallum High School The Producers
  7. Rouse High School Oklahoma!
  8. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Sweeney Todd
  9. Vista Ridge High School Beauty and the Beast

Best Musical Direction

  1. Cedar Ridge High School Bring it On
  2. Hendrickson High School Les Miserables
  3. James Bowie High School Evita
  4. Leander High School How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  5. McCallum High School The Producers
  6. Round Rock High School She Loves Me
  7. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Sweeney Todd
  8. Vandegrift High School Thoroughly Modern Millie
  9. Vista Ridge High School Beauty and the Beast

Best Direction           

  1. Anderson High School The Wedding Singer
  2. Cedar Park High School Singin’ in the Rain
  3. Cedar Ridge High School Bring it On
  4. Crockett High School Avenue Q, School Edition
  5. Dripping Springs High School Annie Get Your Gun       
  6. Hays High School Godspell
  7. James Bowie High School Evita
  8. Leander High School How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  9. Round Rock High School She Loves Me

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  1. McCoy Johnson, Austin High School
  2. Jordan Tuffentsamer, Cedar Ridge High School
  3. Milo Tucker, Dripping Springs High School
  4. Miguel Lozano, James Bowie High School
  5. Nico Champion, Leander High School
  6. Sean Eure, Round Rock High School
  7. Gabriel Lucio,-Martin St. Andrews Episcopal
  8. Ben Warren, St. Stephen’s Episcopal
  9. Paul Iskra, Vista Ridge High School

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  1. Shea Washburn, Anderson High School
  2. Abby Lewis, Austin High School
  3. Mickey May Cedar, Ridge High School
  4. Carolyn O’Brien, Cedar Ridge High School
  5. India Alexander, Del Valle High School
  6. Chloe Berlinger, Leander High School
  7. Maddy Campillo, McNeil High School
  8. Gemma Dimon, Round Rock High School
  9. Carson Rogge, St. Stephen’s Episcopal

Best Featured Performer (TIE)

  1. Dainique Jones, Cedar Ridge High School
  2. Alaina Maderal, Hays High School
  3. Harmon Gamble, Hendrickson High School
  4. Kaitlin Street, Lake Travis High School
  5. Jiyoon Seo, LBJ High School
  6. Samantha Shirey, Marble Falls High School
  7. Eden Keig, St. Stephens High School

Best Actress in a Lead Role

  1. Lena Owens, Cedar Ridge High School
  2. Jenna Scott, Dripping Springs High School
  3. Lily Howard,James Bowie High School
  4. Olivia Crow, John B. Connally High School
  5. Kalie Naftzger, Lake Travis High School
  6. Lynley Eilers, Leander High School
  7. Mandy Justiz, St. Andrew’s Episcopal
  8. Victoria Brown, Vandegrift High School
  9. Adele Simms, Vista Ridge High School

Best Actor in a Lead Role

  1. Noah Villarreal Anderson High School
  2. David Pena Crockett High School
  3. Jesse Hernandez Crockett High School
  4. Austin Hyde James Bowie High School
  5. Kade Ferguson Leander High School
  6. Wolf Williams Marble Falls High School
  7. Keith Gruber McNeil High School
  8. Andrew Davis Round Rock High School
  9. Weston Curtis Beckham Rouse High School

Best Production

  1. Anderson High School The Wedding Singer
  2. Cedar Ridge High School Bring it On
  3. Crockett High School Avenue Q, School Edition
  4. Dripping Springs High School Annie Get Your Gun
  5. James Bowie High School Evita
  6. Leander High School How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  7. Round Rock High School She Loves Me
  8. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Sweeney Todd