To be eligible for participation for the 2019-2020 season, a school must meet the following qualifications:
a. The Miami Valley High School Theatre Awards is now a participating member of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards® or The Jimmys®. Please visit the Jimmy Awards page on this site to find out how students nominated in “Lead Actor/Actress In A Musical” categories can be selected to participate in The Jimmy Awards®.
b. Musical theatre productions should fall into one or more of the following categories:
c. Plays should fall into one or more of the following categories:
Visit the Registration page to register your school. If you know you want to participate, but don’t know what shows you’ll be presenting, you can still register! Registration must be completed by the theatre director or official representative from the school. Students may not register productions on behalf of their school.
Theatre directors must complete their performance details and submit them to the MVHSTAs no later than two (2) weeks before the first performance of the nominated production.
Shows will be rated by trained, experienced adjudicators who will be assessing each school’s production on its own merits. Adjudicators will evaluate students and school productions on the execution of various performance and production elements including overall production, acting, voice, and dance. Students will not be adjudicating shows.