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SUPPORTING HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMING ARTS EDUCATION SINCE 2008

The JRAY mission is to promote and support high school education by recognizing musical theater excellence in all performance and technical production categories, and to provide outstanding students with unique opportunities and professional exposure through the granting of awards and educational scholarships.

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Wow! 2024 BAA Winner Kayla McCarty as Reno Sweeney in Ramona High School's production of "Anything Goes" (Pictured here with Above & Beyond Honoree Ryan Rosas)

JRAY FEATURES

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Over 250 Award nominees in 33 Categories!

Grant Scholarships Awarded for Performance & Technical Students + unique training & workshop opportunities!

TalkBack Notes for Directors and students to get feedback from our Judges on their performances!

Over 25 Schools participate, culminating in our Award Show Showcase Memorial Day Weekend, 2024!

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The Beast Close Up
Maricio Lara
2024 Broadway Artists (BAA) Scholarship Winners Winners
Taven Blanke (Huntington Beach APA)
Jovani Suviate as the Queen of Hearts

Enrollment Coming in August

for JRAY's 16th Season

When: Tuesday, August 1 - Oct 1, 2024

Where: Online Application available here!

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GRAND PRIZE

4 Students Win a trip to New York City

and the Broadway Artist Alliance (BAA)!

Our Male and Female Performers of the Year can be chosen from any performance award category. Winners receive RT airfare to NYC and a week of elite training at Broadway Artists Alliance (BAA) with Broadway professionals. This session culminates with a Showcase at a Broadway theatre with an audience that includes casting directors, agents and industry professionals. This top award includes an 8 day accommodation at a hotel in Midtown in the center of Times Square. Breakfast and lunch are provided and RT bus transportation from arrival from an NY airport to Port Authority.

Each Award Valued at $5,000

 

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2023 BAA Scholarship Winner, Bridgette S

2023 BAA Winner
Bridgette Sanders (Trinitas Arts Conservatory)

Pictured here at the 14t Annual JRAY Awards Show as Marie/Fairy Godmother in "Cinderella."

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