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Participate

Registration to participate in the third annual Nebraska High School Theatre Awards is now open. Nebraska public and private high schools located within 285 miles of the Holland Performing Arts Center are invited to participate. 

Participant eligibility

To be eligible for participation in the Nebraska High School Theatre Awards program for the 2016/2017 Season, a school should:

  • Be located within a 285 mile radius of the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • High school musical theater productions should take place between September 22, 2016, and April 30, 2017.

Production eligibility

Musical theater productions must fall into one of the following categories:

  • A published musical, operetta or revue (either currently held by a licensing house or in the public domain) presented with the approval or permission of the original creators, publishers or their representatives.
  • A new or unpublished musical, operetta or revue (featuring an original script, music and lyrics) presented with the approval or permission of the original creators or their representatives.
  • An original musical theater compilation featuring excerpts or scenes from a variety of sources (either currently held by a licensing house or in the public domain) presented with the approval or permission of the original creators or their representatives.

Publicity

All participating schools are required to mention their involvement in the Nebraska High School Theatre Awards by featuring the official NHSTA Participation Statement in their show’s printed programs. Inclusion of this information serves as an endorsement of your school’s production and recognition of participation in the program.

Download the 2016/2017 NHSTA Participation Statement here.
 
Omaha Performing Arts encourages schools to announce their participation in the Nebraska High School Theatre Awards in school newspapers, newsletters and school or program websites.
 
The Nebraska High School Theatre Awards will post promotional information about each participating high school musical on NHSTA’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Omaha Performing Arts will contact registered high schools with more details.