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    The 2022 Jimmy Awards® took place on Monday, June 27 at 7:30pm live at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre.

    Nicholas Barrón

    San Antonio, TX
    The 2022 Jimmy® Award for Best Performance by an Actor was presented to Nicholas Barrón representing Las Casas Foundation's Joci Awards.

    Kendall Becerra

    San Diego, CA
    The 2022 Jimmy® Award for Best Performance by an Actress was presented to Kendall Becerra representing The Broadway San Diego Awards.

    Meet the 2022 Jimmy Awards Nominees.

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    Kate Reinders hosted the 2022 Jimmy Awards ceremony which included 92 participants making their debut on a Broadway stage. The winners were selected by a panel of judges and were each presented with a check for $25,000 to further their education.

    In addition, six finalists each received a $3,000 scholarship toward their future education presented by the Shubert Organization:

    • Thomas Beeker, The Bobby G Awards (Denver, CO)
    • Sophie Pollono, The Jerry Herman Awards (Los Angeles, CA)
    • Dakota Lee Renteria, The Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards (Las Vegas, NV)
    • Symoné Spencer, Triangle Rising Stars (Durham, NC)
    • Joshua Thompson, Triangle Rising Stars (Durham, NC)
    • Anna Zavelson, The Las Casas Foundation’s Joci Awards (San Antonio, TX)

    Additional awards winners each received a $2,000 scholarship:

    • Best Dancer, presented by Moulin Rouge! The Musical, for excellence in dance and movement: Kylie Edwards, Gene Kelly Awards (Pittsburgh, PA)
    • Rising Star, presented by The John Gore Organization, for impressive advancement during the Jimmy Awards program: Carl Robinett, The Rita Moreno Awards (San Jose, CA)
    • Best Performance in an Ensemble, presented by Thomas Schumacher & Disney Theatrical Productions, for outstanding collaboration during the Jimmy Awards program: Jackson Chase, Applause Awards (Orlando, FL)
    • Spirit of the Jimmys, presented by Iris Smith & Once Upon A Time Productions, for embodying the spirit of this musical theatre celebration: Joshua Thompson, Triangle Rising Stars (Durham, NC)

    Semifinalist Scholarships, presented by the Shubert Organization:

    • Landry Barker, Broadway Dallas High School Musical Theatre Awards (Dallas, TX)
    • Noah C. Bowers, Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards (Des Moines, IA)
    • Vera Brown, The Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards (Memphis, TN)
    • Joshua Devine, Broadway Star of the Future (Tampa, FL)
    • Angelis Gonzalez, Spotlight Awards – Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards (Nashville, TN)
    • Hayden Henderson, Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards (Logan, UT)
    • Janiyah McAllister, Broadway Star of the Future (Tampa, FL)
    • Ashley Woytal, Sutton Foster Awards (East Lansing, MI)

    2022 Inspiring Teacher Award Winners

    The Jimmy Awards is pleased to announce the 2022 Inspiring Teacher Award, presented by Wells Fargo, will be given to Kristin Winchester (right), Durham School of the Arts (Durham, North Carolina), and Ian Sullivan (left), Hickory Ridge High School (Harrisburg, North Carolina).

    These teachers are being recognized for their tireless efforts in guiding their students with the training and support necessary to thrive and ultimately win the coveted Jimmy Awards for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor during last year’s 2021 Jimmy Awards ceremony.

    Student Reporters

    The 2022 Jimmys welcomed two student reporters: Cecilia deLeon from Spotlight Education in Minneapolis, MN and Zach Lee from The Rita Moreno Awards in San Jose, CA. These young journalists, selected following a nation-wide submissions process, covered The Jimmy Awards on social media from The Minskoff Theatre on June 27, giving fans an inside look at the final preparations for the evening performance. The students also visited WABC studios to watch preparations for WABC’s live intermission broadcast at the theatre, as well as conducted exclusive interviews with the 2022 Best Actor and Best Actress winners at the after-party.