“Rock of Ages” Receives FOUR Bobby G Nominations!

Posted April 29, 2024

Congratulations to North High’s Northside Black Masque Theatre Company which has received four nominations for the tenth annual Bobby G High School Musical Theatre Awards by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA)! Black Masque’s production of “Rock of Ages” received the following nominations: 

  • Outstanding Overall Production in a Musical
  • Outstanding Achievement in Scenic Design
  • Outstanding Performance by an Orchestra
  • Senior Tate Dewhurst was nominated for Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role

The Bobby G Awards are a state-wide high school musical theatre program that recognizes Colorado students and educators in the areas of performance, design, direction, choreography, stage management, musical direction, orchestration, technical production, and overall production excellence. The awards ceremony serves as an opportunity for the DCPA to honor Colorado musical theatre programs and for students to celebrate and support each other.

The awards ceremony will be held at the Buell Theatre on May 17, 2024. Tickets are open to the public and on sale now at denvercenter.org.

The winners of the Bobby G Outstanding Lead Performer awards will represent Colorado in a week-long series of intensive workshops with industry professionals in preparation for the highly anticipated Jimmy Awards on Broadway. The national ceremony will take place on June 24 at the Minskoff Theatre.

For this year’s Bobby G Awards, adjudicators evaluated 51 participating productions in 18 different counties in Colorado. Over 3,330 students were adjudicated, over 480 of which participated in workshops held by DCPA Teaching Artists. Out of those 51 participating schools, 24 received nominations.

North High’s Black Masque Theatre Company is led by Megen Gilman, winner of the prestigious 2023 Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Arts & Culture Youth Award.