July 29, 2017     Vol. 5, Issue 7
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The 12th Annual National Youth Arts Awards
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The 12th Annual National Youth Arts Awards
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~ 2017 Alumni Artists: Baby, Remember Their Names ~

Ashley Park
World Premiere: Gretchen Wieners in Mean Girls (Opens October 31, 2017 in DC's National Theatre)
Broadway: Celeste #1/Waitress in Sunday in the Park with George (Feb. 11 - Apr. 23, 2017)
Broadway: Tuptim in The King and I (2015-16)
(2009 Award Winner as Little Sally in Pioneer Theatre Guild’s “Urinetown”)

Kyle Selig
World Premiere: Aaron Samuels in Mean Girls (Opens October 31, 2017 in DC's National Theatre)
Regional: Homer Hickam in The Old Globe’s world premiere of October Sky)
Broadway: Elder Price in Book of Mormon (2016)
(2010 Award Winner as Don Lockwood in Academy for the Performing Arts’ “Singin’ in the Rain”)

Emma Howard
Film: Emily in “The Beguiled” directed by Sofia Coppola (Opened June 30, 2017)
w/Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, & Oona Laurence
Broadway: performed with Sutton Foster in Violet (2013-14)
Broadway: Hortensia in original cast of Matilda (2012-13)
(2011 Award Winner as Oliver in MET2’s “Oliver!”)
(2016 Award Winner as Gertrude in MET2’s “Seussical”)
(2017 Artist of the Year)

Asher Angel
TV: Jonah Beck in Disney Channel’s Andi Mack 
(Premieres online March 10, 2017 and broadcasts April 7 on The Disney Channel)
(2013 Award Winner as Jojo in Desert Stages Theatre’s “Seussical”)
(2014 Award Winner as Jeremy Jacob in Greasepaint Youtheatre’s “How I Became a Pirate”)
(2015 Junior Artist of the Year and soloist)

Rachel Redleaf
TV: Beth in Netflix new series Atypical (August 11, 2017)
(2011 Award Winner as LeFou in Desert Stages Theatre’s “Beauty and the Beast”)
(2012 Award Winner as Wicked Witch in Desert Stages Theatre’s “The Wizard of Oz”)
(2013 Award Winner as Ursula in Desert Stages Theatre’s “The Little Mermaid”)
(2014 Artist of the Year)

Brittney Peters
Tour: Alexander in Alexander Who's Not Not Not Not Not Not Going To Move (2017)
(2015 Award Winner as Wednesday Addams in Actor's Youth Theatre’s “The Addams Family”)
(2013 Award Winner and Performer as Jan in Red Mountain High School’s “Grease”)
(2012 Award Nominee as Eponine in Actor's Youth Theatre’s “Les Miserables”)

Josh Breckenridge
Broadway: Come From Away (Previews begin February 18, 2017)
(2003 Award Winner and performer as Albert Peterson in Moonlight Stage Productions’ "Bye Bye Birdie")

Arianna Afsar
Currently starring in Chicago's production of Hamilton as Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton from Sep. 2016-Sep. 2017

Regional Theatre (Chicago): Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton in “Hamilton” (2016-17)
(2008 Award Nominee as Gabriella Montez in J*Company’s “Disney’s High School Musical”)

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Peter and the Starcatcher
Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts - Huntington Beach, CA
4/6/2017 to 4/9/2017

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Valley Youth Theatre Presents "Shrek the Musical" (7/28/2017)
Phoenix, AZ

Young Artists Ensemble Presents "Grease" (7/16/2017)
Baldwin Park, CA

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Ali Giordano as Paula Abagnale in Catch Me If You Can
Desert Stages Theatre in Scottsdale, AZ
~ 6/30/2017 to 7/30/2017 ~

Phoebe Koyabe as Ensemble in The Little Mermaid
Hale Center Theatre in Gilbert, AZ
~ 7/7/2017 to 8/19/2017 ~

Amara Young as Danielle in Bring It On
Center Stage Productions in Escondido, CA
~ 8/4/2017 to 8/6/2017 ~

Phoebe Koyabe as Brother's Wife in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Hale Center Theatre in Gilbert, AZ
~ 8/25/2017 to 10/7/2017 ~

Ali Giordano as Mae in The Pajama Game
Greasepaint Youtheatre in Scottsdale, AZ
~ 9/1/2017 to 9/10/2017 ~

Savoy Graca as Agnes in Gypsy
Theater Works in Peoria, AZ
~ 9/8/2017 to 9/24/2017 ~

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Theater Works
Website: http://www.theaterworks.org/
Location: Peoria, AZ
Dates: 7/14/2017 to 7/30/2017

Morgan-Wixson Theatre
Website: http://morgan-wixson.org/
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Dates: 7/15/2017 to 7/30/2017

High School Musical
Young Actors' Theatre
Website: http://www.yatsandiego.org/
Location: Spring Valley, CA
Dates: 7/20/2017 to 7/30/2017

Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.
Actor's Youth Theatre
Website: http://www.actorsyouththeatre.org/
Location: 861 N Higley Road, Suite 105, Gilbert, AZ
Dates: 7/20/2017 to 7/29/2017

Young Artists Ensemble
Website: http://yaeonline.com/
Location: Newbury Park, CA
Dates: 7/28/2017 to 8/6/2017

Greasepaint Youtheatre
Website: http://www.greasepaint.org/
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: 7/28/2017 to 8/5/2017

San Diego Junior Theatre
Website: http://juniortheatre.com/
Location: 1650 El Prado #208, Casa Del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
Box Office: 619-239-8355
Dates: 7/28/2017 to 8/13/2017

She Kills Monsters
Website: http://azyoungactors.blogspot.com/
Location: Fountain Hills, AZ
Dates: 7/28/2017 to 7/30/2017

Legally Blonde
Young Actors' Theatre
Website: http://www.yatsandiego.org/
Location: San Diego, CA
Dates: 8/3/2017 to 8/13/2017

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Studio 3 Performing Arts Academy
Type: Vocal
Website: http://www.studio3arts.com/
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Phone: 602-228-3288
Description: Offering private and group voice to all ages, boys and girls, men and women.

Academy For the Performing Arts
Type: Drama
Website: http://www.hbapa.org
E-Mail: rrotenberry@hboilers.com
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-2514 x4025
Description: A magnet high school program that offers instruction in acting, musical theatre, dance, playwriting, directing, technical theatre, costuming, commercial recording arts and more. APA also offers APA Kids and Summer Fest with classes for grades K-10.

Choreography By Ali
Type: Drama
Website: http://choreographybyali.com/
Location: Fallbrook, CA

D.E.E. Studio Productions Performing Arts Academy
Type: Drama
Website: http://www.deestudioproductions.com
E-Mail: dsptalent@aol.com
Location: 26566 Shakespeare Lane, Stevenson Ranch, CA
Phone: 661-254-4543
Description: Offers lessons in drama, voice, dance, piano and guitar.

Darleen Hampson
Type: Drama
E-Mail: darleen1953@yahoo.com
Location: Visalia, CA
Phone: 559-759-0813

JA Vocal Music
Type: Vocal
Website: http://www.javocalmusic.com
E-Mail: jeanette@javocalmusic.com
Location: 7246 Eton Ave. Unit C, Canoga Park, CA
Phone: (818) 357-6253

Molly's Vocal and Piano Studios
Type: Vocal
Website: http://www.ocvoiceteacher.com
E-Mail: mollygutman@gmail.com
Location: 711 W. 17th St., Suite D8, Costa Mesa, CA
Phone: 714-501-2234
Description: Offers lessons in voice, piano, and music theory

Mt Shasta Childrens Theatre
Type: Drama
Website: http://shastastudios.net
E-Mail: shastastudios@yahoo.com
Location: 108 Old Mc Cloud Rd, Mt Shasta, CA
Phone: (917) 371-7594

Ron Depuy
Type: Vocal
E-Mail: depuym@gmail.com
Location: San Diego, CA
Phone: 619-316-4239
Description: Vocal, Piano, and Guitar

Visionary School for the Performing Arts
Type: Drama
Website: http://visionarydancetheatre.org/Education/
Location: 8803 1/2 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa, CA
Phone: 619-758-8112

Janet Frenkel
Type: Vocal
E-Mail: jsf1224@gmail.com
Location: 6650 Thackston Drive, Riverview, FL
Phone: 813-244-8669

Christian Youth Theater-Atlanta
Type: Drama
Website: http://www.cytatlanta.com
E-Mail: michellejevans@yahoo.com
Location: 3000 Old Alabama Road, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: 678-640-0076

Linda Giffin Piano & Voice Studio
Type: Vocal
Website: http://www.pianoandsinginglessons.com/
E-Mail: sing88keys@gmail.com
Location: 26 Brookfield Terrace, Framingham, MA

Acting Out Playhouse
Type: Drama
Website: http://www.theactingoutplayhouse.com/
Location: 65 Main St., Warwick, NY
Phone: 845-986-2629

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