Santa Barbara and Ventura Area High School Musical Awards 2014

The Independent will honor two outstanding high school musical performers as part of the 2014 Independent Theater Awards. In addition to receiving recognition and trophies alongside the other winners at the annual event, which is on Monday, May 19, the two winners, one male and one female, will be automatically entered into the finals of the Jerry Herman Awards competition at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood, and thus eligible to move on to the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York, known as the Jimmy Awards.

In order to qualify, you must be part of a high school musical, and you must be performing in a role that’s listed as eligible on the official site of the Jimmy Awards. To access the list of qualifying lead roles, go here

If after consulting this list you feel that your role and your show should be considered, please fill out the following form so that the Independent can contact your director and arrange for your musical to be judged. All judging must be completed by May 15 in order to meet the scheduling demands of the Jerry Herman Awards.

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