Southeast Polk High School’s vocal music department will participate in the 2019 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase, presented by EMC Insurance Companies, in honor of the school’s achievements for its November production of Shrek: The Musical.
Produced by Des Moines Performing Arts as the culmination of a year-long education initiative, the Showcase will be held at the Des Moines Civic Center on Monday, June 3 at 7:00 p.m. and will recognize a total of 77 schools from across the entire state.
Select students will represent Southeast Polk High School by performing in a collaborative inter-school medley led by a guest Broadway music director and choreographer.
Hailey Balzer, Cael Newman, Ozzie Padilla, and Charly Proctor will also audition for the opportunity to represent Iowa at the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York City this summer as part of the Triple Threat Award program.
Southeast Polk High School’s production of Shrek will also be recognized with the following awards and honors:
Tickets to the Showcase, which start at $15, will go on sale on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 9 AM at DMPA.org, the Civic Center Ticket Office, and by phone at 515-246-2300.
The Awards Showcase will also be live-streamed at IPTV.org as part of a collaboration with Iowa Public Television. IPTV will air a highlight special of the evening later this summer.