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Video: “Evita” cast members talk with Colorado high school musical theatre students

On the opening night of the national touring production of “Evita,” cast members stayed late to have a private talkback with Colorado high-school musical theatre students who are participating in the Denver Center’s Bobby G Awards, an educational program that cultivates and honors high-school musical theatre excellence. Video by John Moore.

'Evita' cast hosts opening-night talkback for Bobby G Awards students

imageThe national touring production of Evita opened in Denver on Wednesday, but the final curtain was not the end of the night for the cast, many of whom graciously stayed late to field questions from local high-school theatre students who attended the show as guests of the Denver Center’s Bobby G Awards. That’s Denver’s part in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards program. Read more about The Bobby G’s here. Most of the students pictured above with the Evita cast are from Arvada West High School.  So what all did they talk about? We’ll let you see for yourselves in the coming days, when we post video highlights. Photo by John Moore.

It’s Bobby G Awards Season! That’s the program that we administer to honor the best high-school musicals in Colorado. Today we welcomed to the Denver Center the social-media liaisons from 11 of the 20 participating schools for 2014. Thanks for coming, Bear Creek High School, George Washington High School, Lakewood High School, St. Mary’s Academy, Valor Christian High School, Chaparral High School, Denver East High School, Grandview High School, Mountain Range High School, Pomona High School and Westminster High School. We can’t wait to see your shows! For more on the Bobby G’s, click here.

It’s Bobby G Awards Season! That’s the program that we administer to honor the best high-school musicals in Colorado. Today we welcomed to the Denver Center the social-media liaisons from 11 of the 20 participating schools for 2014. Thanks for coming, Bear Creek High School, George Washington High School, Lakewood High School, St. Mary’s Academy, Valor Christian High School, Chaparral High School, Denver East High School, Grandview High School, Mountain Range High School, Pomona High School and Westminster High School. We can’t wait to see your shows! For more on the Bobby G’s, click here.

Chris Maclean on winning inaugural Bobby G Award

Chris Maclean, recent grad of Chaparral High School in Parker, talks with John Moore about how winning the Denver Center’s inaugural Bobby G Award for best actor has changed his life. The 2014 Bobby G Awards will be held on May 29. Chris’ message: “If any school is even considering participating in the Bobby G Awards, I say, ‘Go for it.’ “

For more info on the Bobby G Awards, click here.

Local actress headed for national high school theatre competition

Nicole Seefried as Kate Monster in Denver School of the Arts' production of Avenue QDenver School of the Arts’ graduate, Nicole Seefried, received the inaugural Bobby G Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role on Thursday, May 30, 2013 in the Seawell Grand Ballroom. As part of this honor, Nicole will travel to New York this summer to represent Colorado in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards at the Minskoff Theatre. We caught up with Nicole before she left for The Big Apple.

 

DCPA: Do you have a favorite role? Favorite musical?

NS: Kate was definitely my favorite role I have played, since she was such a challenge and got me into puppetry (which, being the dork I am, I fell in love with). Avenue Q is also probably my favorite musical I have done, other than Honk Jr. my 6th grade year at Graland [Country Day School], because who doesn’t love to be a duck?