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.
Wow! Village Christian's 2022 production of "Disney's Newsies, the Musical"
Over 250 Award nominees in 32 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 Performance on Saturday May 27th 2023!
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.
Valued at $13,000
The Male and Female BAA Scholarship winners receive all of the above minus the RT airfare and bus transportation to and from the airport in NY.
Valued at $4,500