Las Vegas Academy crowned winners in national competition

Las Vegas Academy crowned winners in national competition

The Las Vegas Academy Theatre Conservatory staff and students swept up several wins during the annual Musical Theater Competitions of America (MTCA) Festival in Anaheim, CA.

The school received group awards and took 1st and 2nd place in an advanced high school musical production of Seussical and an advanced medley for Jason Robert Brown, respectively. The group also received the high school sweepstakes award.

The festival celebrated its 20th year of education, competition and musical theatre for students across the country. Students have the opportunity to present a variety of categories for feedback including ensemble, musical revue and show tune. Students may also participate in master class opportunities and experience a traditional Broadway-style vocal and dance open-call audition for the festival’s finale performance.

Several students from Las Vegas Academy received individual awards and over $80,000 in scholarships during the festival:

Individual Awards
Javi A. – Monologue 3rd place – Senior
Evaleah C. – Monologue 2nd place – Senior
Abigail D. – 3rd place MT Solo – Sophomore
Jayme P. – 2nd place MT Solo – Senior
Kami J. – 1st place MT Solo – Junior

Scholarship Award Recipients
Kami J. – $500
Kami J. – $10,000
Chris H. – $10,000
Lily C. – $60,000