Published: Feb 22, 2012 02:00 AM
Modified: Feb 21, 2012 09:55 AM
Durham Performing Arts Center and Theatre in the Park have announced the 2012 Triangle Rising Star Awards.
The Triangle Rising Star Awards will select Best Actor and Best Actress nominees through an audition process from roles they performed in their high school musical in the 2011-12 season.Students will submit a highlight reel of their lead role performance in a high school musical production and recent headshot and resume to DPAC by April 15 for a preliminary screening process.
The top 20 submissions will be selected and invited back on June 2 to perform where they will be viewed and judged by a selection committee.A Best Actor and Actress will be selected and will be invited to attend the National High School Musical Theater Awards.
The Triangle Rising Star Awards are in conjunction with The National High School Musical Theater Awards.
These two top Triangle students will have the opportunity to compete in the National High School Musical Theater Awards at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre June 25.The winners will receive a trip to New York which includes master classes and private coaching from theatre professionals. In addition, they will have the opportunity to be seen by casting agents, meet and converse with Broadway actors, perform on a Broadway stage and compete for scholarships and prizes.
Students can download the release form, application to participate, and rules and regulation at DPACnc.com
under the Get Involved tab.
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