Overture is a participant in the National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) program. Outstanding Lead Performer recipients are eligible to audition to be one of two participants, one actor & one actress, sent to New York City for nationals. The week-long experience includes rehearsals, master classes, private coaching and interviews with theater professionals leading up to the live awards show where the Jimmy™ Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress are presented.
The National High School Musical Theatre Awards™ (the Jimmy® Awards) are a national celebration of outstanding student achievement, recognizing individual artistry in vocal, dance, and acting performance and elevating the importance of theatre arts education in schools. The Jimmy Awards are presented by The Broadway League Foundation.
Auditions for the 2022 Jimmy Awards will be Monday, May 30th, 2022 at Overture Center. Details about the audition, registration and requirements will be sent to participating schools, posted on Jerry Awards social media sites and this page in April or May.
For information about NHSMTA, visit their website.
2019 Jimmy Awards Opening Number
Overture Center is pleased to partner with Marcus Performing Arts Center, The Grand Theater, Viterbo University and PBS Wisconsin.
Additional funding provided by Katie Dowling-Marcus & Ben Marcus and contributions to Overture Center for the Arts
Contact Director of Broadway Engagement Programs Karra Beach