Congratulations to the 2023 Heller Awards Winners!

10 years. A decade. Wow oh wow, what fun it has been! We’re not messing around when we say thank you, 10. Thank you to all the students, alumni, families, educators, sponsors, and staff who helped make the 10th Annual Heller Awards for Young Artists possible!
 
Now onto what you’ve all been waiting for. Drumroll please 🥁

THE 2023 haya WINNERS ARE…

Best Choreography

Chicago (High School Edition) | Cedar Ridge High School

Best Musical Direction

The Drowsy Chaperone | Vista Ridge High School

Best Orchestra

Pippin | McCallum Fine Arts Academy

Best Lighting Design

Pippin | McCallum Fine Arts Academy

Cedar Ridge High School in Chicago (High School Edition). Photo by Henry Huey.
Best Costume Design

Urinetown | Hendrickson High School

Best Scenic Design

Urinetown | Hendrickson High School

Best Technical Execution

Pippin | McCallum Fine Arts Academy

Best Ensemble

Urinetown | Hendrickson High School

Hendrickson High School in Urinetown. Photo by Henry Huey.
Best Featured Performer | Individual Category

Crystal Sin | Trix the Aviatrix | The Drowsy Chaperone | Vista Ridge High School

Best Featured Performer | Ensemble Category

David Luna | Featured Dancer | Mamma Mia! | Leander High School

Student Achievement | Marketing

Nicolas Pacelli | Vista Ridge High School

Student Achievement | Design

Rachel Cooke | Vista Ridge High School

Vista Ridge High School in The Drowsy Chaperone. Photo by Henry Huey.
Student Achievement | Stage Management

Audrey Lorenz | Dripping Springs High School

Best Supporting Performer | Male Category

Jack Stratton | Underling | The Drowsy Chaperone | Vista Ridge High School

Best Supporting Performer | Female Category

Kyra Carr | Officer Lockstock | Urinetown | Hendrickson High School

Best Lead Performer | Male Category

Langston Lee | Dmitry | Anastasia | Rouse High School

Rouse High School in Anastasia. Photo by Henry Huey.
Best Lead Performer | Female Category

Anabelle Crawford | Man In Chair | The Drowsy Chaperone | Vista Ridge High School

Best Direction

Urinetown | Hendrickson High School

Best Production

Pippin | McCallum Fine Arts Academy

McCallum Fine Arts Academy in Pippin. Photo by Henry Huey.

A special congratulations to Kyra Carr & Langston Lee who are headed to the Jimmy Awards this summer! Don’t forget about us when you get famous 💖

Photo by Henry Huey

We’ll see y’all in Dell Hall next year. Until then, be sure to follow @hellerawardsatx on the your social media platform of choice for show recaps, photos, videos, and all things HAYAs.

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