Dallas Summer Musicals invites your school to participate in the 9th annual DSM High School Musical Theater Awards!

This year’s awards will take on a new and exciting format as we present a 100% digital show! All awards will be announced via a produced video featuring engaging performances, virtual acceptance speeches, and cameos featuring top Broadway talent. Check back here on May 14th to join us for the 9th Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards! Time TBA.

The program’s mission is to recognize, reward and encourage talent and achievement in musical theater among high school students in the greater North Texas region. DSM HSMTA highlights the importance of musical theater and arts education.


Want your school to participate? The deadline to enter to participate in the 9th Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards has passed. Please check back in early Summer 2020 for information on participating in the 10th Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards

Key Dates

September 16, 2019: Adjudication period begins
October 5, 2019 : Master Class #1: Broadway Vocal Master Class
November 4, 2019: Master Class #2: Monologue Prep Master Class
November 29, 2019: Deadline to register for the 2019/2020 DSM HSMTA
December 14, 2019: Master Class #3: Integration of Technology in Performance
January 18, 2020: Master Class #4: Movement Workshop
February 4, 2020: Scholarship Applications Due
February 19, 2020: Master Class #5: Broadway Dance Master Class March 27, 2020: Adjudication period ends
March 28, 2020: Workshop #6: Biographical Acting
April 13, 2020: Nominations Announcement
April 13-17, 2020: DSM HSMTA ticket pre-sale for schools, students and parents
April 18, 2020: Deadline to submit comp forms
April 17, 2020: Ceremony forms deadline for schools
April 18, 2020: Mandatory nominee orientation meeting
May 14, 2020: 9th Annual DSM HSMTA



Interested in becoming a judge for DSM HSMTA? Click the button below to find out more about our adjudicators and how to apply!

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