Competition opens to high school actors

Recognizing excellence in high school theater, auditions for the 2010 Globe Honors competition will take place on May 1 at The Old Globe in Balboa Park. Semifinalists and finalists will perform on the Old Globe Stage at 8 p.m. May 17. The evening will conclude with the announcement of the winners and an award ceremony. Winners of the annual competition will receive scholarships and the Leading Actor and Actress winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City to compete in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA) on June 28 at the Palace Theatre on Broadway.

Students may compete in five categories: Outstanding Achievement, Leading Actor in a High School Musical; Outstanding Achievement, Leading Actress in a High School Musical; Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater; Outstanding Achievement in Spoken Theater; and Outstanding Achievement in Technical Theater.

Students must be in grades 9–12 in a public, private, charter, or home school in San Diego County.

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