ArtsBridge announces Student Ensemble for 10th Annual Shuler Hensley Awards
Atlanta, GA — Today ArtsBridge Foundation announced the 110 actors and actresses from around the state who will perform in the Shuler Student Ensemble at the 10th Anniversary Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards – Shuler Hensley Awards. The awards show is the culmination of a year-long professional development program, and will showcase the next generation of Georgia’s musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, the awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 19, 2018 at 7 pm.
The Shuler Student Ensemble features talented young men and women who were nominated by their high school theatre directors. They will perform in the opening and finale numbers at the awards show. To learn the special numbers for the show, they are receiving instruction by a professional team including a director, choreographer, music director, and Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley.
The Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards – Shuler Hensley Awards – celebrate excellence in high school musical theatre and are modeled after Broadway’s Tony Awards. They are named in honor of actor/singer and Georgia native, Shuler Hensley, winner of the prestigious Tony Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Drama Desk Award. The Shuler Hensley Awards are a part of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards – The Jimmy Nederlander Awards. For a list of schools participating in the 2018 Shuler Hensley Awards and names of the Student Ensemble, visit the web site: http://artsbridgega.org/programs/shuler-awards/
ArtsBridge Foundation is dedicated to providing quality arts education and community programs that engage, motivate, inspire, and elevate the next generation of artists and arts supporters. ArtsBridge provides arts education opportunities to students in grades K-12 through programs at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre including Field Trips, Master Classes, a Family Series, and the annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards – Shuler Hensley Awards. Since inception in 2007, ArtsBridge has served more than 300,000 students and educators from 58 Georgia counties, plus students from Alabama, Tennessee, Florida and South Carolina. ArtsBridge Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To learn more about their programs and how you can get involved, visit artsbridgega.org.