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    Orlando, FL
    2024 Ceremony Date: June 1st

    Recognizing everyone from set and costume designers to lead actors and actresses, the Applause Awards is a true celebration of all things musical theater. Honoring excellence in high school productions is just the beginning. This program also advocates for the importance of the arts by creating access for students and schools in our community.


    Jaxon Allison
    Percy Jackson, The Lightning Thief
    Boone High School
    Samantha A. Nelson
    Velma Kelly, Chicago: Teen Edition
    Douglas Anderson School of the Arts

    Jackson Chase
    Nick Bottom, Something Rotten!
    Lake Nona High School
    Samantha Nelson
    Cassie, A Chorus Line: Teen Edition
    Douglas Anderson School Arts

    Miguel Gil
    Windermere High School
    Shina Mitchell
    Dr. Phillips High School

    Thomas Dyer
    Captain Von Trapp, The Sound of Music
    Lake Nona High School
    Hannah Restuccia
    The Drowsy Chaperone, The Drowsy Chaperone
    Timber Creek High School

    Kristen Brock
    Witch, Into the Woods
    Harrison School for the Arts
    John Zamborsky
    Galileo, We Will Rock You
    Spruce Creek High School

    Sofia Deler
    Woman 1, Songs for a New World
    William R Boone High School
    Tony Moreno
    Don Quixote (Cervantes), Man of La Mancha
    Trinity Preparatory School

    Emma Heistand
    Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins
    West Orange High School
    Tony Moreno
    Jamie, The Last Five Years
    Trinity Preparatory School