Tommy Tune Awards
ANNOUNCING THE TOMMY TUNE AWARDS PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS FOR 2023!
Welcome to all of the participating schools for the 2023 Tommy Tune Awards. We can’t wait to see the magic you’ll make this year!
Atascocita High School
C.E. King High School
Concordia Lutheran High School
Cypress Woods High School
Friendswood High School
James E. Taylor High School
Klein Cain High School
Klein High School
Memorial Senior High School
Pearland High School
Sealy High School
South Houston High School
St. Francis Episcopal School – Houston
Summer Creek High School
Thomas Randle High School
B.F. Terry High School
Clear Falls High School
Cypress Park High School
Dickinson High School
G.W. Carver Magnet High School
Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
Klein Collins High School
Klein Oak High School
Montgomery High School
Porter High School
Seven Lakes High School
Spring Woods High School
St. Pius X High School
The Emery/Weiner School
William B. Travis High School
Bridgeland High School
Clear Springs High School
Cypress Ranch High School
Dulles High School
Houston Christian High School
Kingwood High School
Klein Forest High School Drama
L.V. Hightower High School
Northland Christian School
Ridge Point High School
Shadow Creek High School
St. Agnes Academy
The Kinkaid School
Theatre Under The Stars, Houston’s non-profit home for musical theatre, is dedicated to enriching lives through innovative musical theatre, inclusive educational curriculums and dynamic community engagement.
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- WE ARE TRANSPARENT
- WE ARE INSPIRED
TOMMY TUNE AWARDS
The Tommy Tune Awards (TTA) Program celebrates the educational value, artistry and community of high school musical theatre in the Greater Houston Area.
Education: No matter the role in the creative process, experiences in the arts cultivate confidence, spark creative thinking, and inspire life-long learning.
Artistry: The arts are a safe haven for exploration, reflection, and innovation. TTA is as an opportunity for students and educators to share their creative accomplishments as individuals, collaborators and members of the greater Houston community.
Community: We believe in the power of learning, collaborating, and growing together. As we celebrate shared experiences of this transformative artform, we as an artistic and educational community enhance the future of our students, our art, and our city.
Houston area high schools produce a full-length musical to compete in over 15 TTA categories. Each school is adjudicated by a team of volunteer Mentors, professional Houston-based music/theatre artists, based on a 100-point scale rubric. This process runs October to March with top scorers receiving nominations (announced mid-March). Finally, after a rehearsal period involving TTA nominees along with two student representatives from each school, a virtual awards show will be presented to the community in celebration of the participant’s artistic accomplishments.
- Monday, October 3, 2022: Tommy Tune Award Adjudication Starts
- Wednesday, February 22, 2023: Tommy Tune Awards School Director’s Meeting #2
- Sunday, April 3, 2023: Tommy Tune Award Adjudication Closes
- Friday, April 7, 2023: Tommy Tune Award Nominees Announced
- Friday, April 14, 2023: Tommy Tune Award Information Due
- Monday, April 24, 2023: Tommy Tune Rehearsals (5-9 p.m.)
- Tuesday, April 25, 2023: Tommy Tune Rehearsals (5-9 p.m.)
- Wednesday, April 26, 2023: Tommy Tune Rehearsals (5-9 p.m.)
- Thursday, April 27, 2023: Tommy Tune Rehearsals (5-9 p.m.)
- Friday, April 28, 2023: Tommy Tune Rehearsals (5-9 p.m.)
- Saturday, April 29, 2023: Tommy Tune Rehearsals (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
- Tuesday, May 1, 2023: Tommy Tune Tech #1
- Wednesday, May 2, 2023: Tommy Tune Tech #2
- Thursday, May 4, 2023: Tommy Tune Ceremony
TTA MASTERCLASS SERIES
Throughout the year, masterclass opportunities with Theatre Under The Stars mainstage productions will be offered for students participating in Tommy Tune Awards. These masterclasses will vary in genre depending on show and artist.
- Friday, September 16, 2022: TTA Masterclass Series (5-6 p.m.)
- Friday, October 21, 2022: TTA Masterclass Series (5-6 p.m.)
- Friday, February 3, 2023: TTA Masterclass Series (5-6 p.m.)
- Wednesday, March 29, 2023: TTA Masterclass Series (5-6 p.m.)
Theatre Under The Stars acts as the administrative body of the Tommy Tune Awards, coordinating school and adjudicating schedules, facilitating the scholarship award process, and producing the awards show.