PHOTO CALL: 2011 National High School Musical Theater Awards

News   PHOTO CALL: 2011 National High School Musical Theater Awards
 
Billy Elliot Tony Award winner Gregory Jbara hosted the third annual National High School Musical Theater Awards June 27 at the Minskoff Theatre.

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA), according to press notes, is a "national celebration of outstanding student achievement recognizing individual artistry in vocal, dance and acting performance." NHSMTA is produced by Pittsburgh CLO, Nederlander Alliances LLC and The Broadway Education Alliance to "invigorate and support in-school theatre arts programs."

Here's a look at the evening:

This year's awards went to Shauni Ruetz from Wayne Central High School in Rochester, NY, for her performance as The Witch in Into the Woods and Ryan McCartan from Minnetonka High School in Minneapolis, MN, for his performance as Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

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