High School Musical Awards adjudicators will have:

  • A degree in a relevant field such as music, theatre, dance, etc.
  • And/or extensive work experience in one of those disciplines on a professional or academic basis
  • And/or are professional artists or educators with wide knowledge of the American Musical Theatre canon
  • And/or demonstrated experience in or knowledge of musical theatre



  • All candidates must possess the ability to effectively communicate in writing and evaluate production elements and student performances in a constructive manner.
  • Prefer candidates with a willingness and ability to travel up to 90 miles from DFW.

Adjudicators accepted into the HSMTA program will be paid a stipend of $40 for each performance they attend.

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Key Dates:

Final Adjudication Meeting: Saturday, April 4, 2020 | 10:00am – 3:00pm
Lead Actor/Lead Actress Final Adjudication: Monday, May 11, 2020 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm
9th Annual DSM HSMTA: Thursday, May 14, 2020


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