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Students and staff in Chaparral High School’s drama department recently took home awards and nominations during the Ninth Annual National Youth Arts A...

Chaparral High School drama department wins 3 awards, 6 nominations in 9th Annual National Youth Arts Competition

Friday, June 13th, 2014
Issue 24, Volume 18.

TEMECULA – The Chaparral High School Performing Arts Department is pleased to announce that students and staff in its drama department, under the direction of Chris Irvin, drama/music theater teacher, have earned three awards and six additional nominations in the Ninth Annual National Youth Arts (NYA) Awards for the 2013-2014 season.

Award winners are:  

* Lead Actor in a Play - James Bowen (Leon in Fools)

* Supporting Actor in a Musical - James Bowen (Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar)

* Supporting Actress in a Musical - Avalon Penrose (Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar)

Nominations were awarded to: 

* Lead Actor in a Musical - Samuel Irvin (Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar)

* Lead Actress in a Musical - Madison Francis (Judas Advertisement
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* Supporting Actor in a Musical - Greg McMahon (Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar)

* Ensemble in Jesus Christ Superstar

* Set Design - Scott Carey, Chris Irvin, Kent Gerow, and CHS Stage Tech students (Fools)

* Direction - Chris Irvin (Jesus Christ Superstar)

Created to honor outstanding work by youth in the arts, NYA Awards, formerly known as the National Youth Theatre Awards, has expanded to celebrate music, dance, film, and other art

forms. This year more than 400 productions were considered for awards, including shows from more than 130 different theatres in more than 60 cities spanning 12 states. Award winners were selected from nominations by a panel of more than 25 judges and reviewers. 



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