June 29, 2017

Great coverage of The Jimmy Awards featuring Ramone with cameo by Parker! Read More

June 14, 2017

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced grants that total $2.7 million for Georgia arts groups, including specific grants to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, WonderRoot, ArtsATL and others. Read More

THE JIMMY® AWARDS is pleased to announce that 74 high school students from across America will compete for the award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress Read More

June 7, 2017

The 2017 Shuler Award winner for Best Leading Actor visited the set of Atlanta Plugged In and wowed CBS46 viewers with his rendition of “Santa Fe” from Newsies.   Read More

May 12, 2017

Parker Jennings & Ramone Nelson Heading to Nationals! Read More

April 24, 2017

ArtsBridge Foundation, producer of the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards – Shuler Hensley Awards, announces the 2017 Shuler Awards winners. Read More

April 19, 2017

Men and women in musical theatre dream of winning Broadway’s stop honor, the Tony Award. But before the Tonys, future stage stars in Georgia have the chance to win another prestigious award. Read More

It started off with just 13 participating schools, but it has grown to involve 75 high schools from across the state. Read More

April 18, 2017

High school gatherings usually bring drama, and Thursday’s assembly at the Cobb Energy Centre will be no exception. Read More

January 18, 2017

  As you begin the New Year with a renewed focus on your family’s health and welfare, why not include activities to broaden your children and teens’ appreciation for learning and the arts? Read More

October 20, 2016

The arts education arm of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre served more than 43,000 students and teachers during their 2015-16 season. Read More

April 1, 2016

28 public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards, which showcase the next generation of Georgia’s musical theatre talent, will be presented at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 21 Read More

March 14, 2016

All five public high schools in Forsyth County will be represented at the opening and closing numbers of a prestigious Tony-style awards ceremony for high school theater. Read More

March 7, 2016

Three students from Creekview High School will take part in the 2016 Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards. Read More

October 8, 2015

The seventh-grade show chorus at Flat Rock Middle School in Fayette County was chosen by the ArtsBridge Foundation to perform at its fundraising gala last month at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, which featured Kristin Chenoweth as the headliner. “It was an amazing evening. It was a true red-carpet Read More

August 25, 2015

The ArtsBridge Foundation connects Georgia students in grades K-12 with the arts, so it’s fitting that its upcoming fundraising gala will feature performances by talented youths. Students from Woodland Elementary School’s fifth-grade percussion ensemble and Flat Rock Middle School’s seventh-grade show chorus, along with a group of students who participated in Read More

July 2, 2015

By virtue of waltzing away with the top acting prizes at the recent Shuler Hensley Awards, Nick Eibler and McKenzie Kurtz participated in the 7th annual National High School Musical Theater Awards at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway earlier this week. Neither won, but the experience proved beneficial to both. Read More

July 1, 2015

Neither Milton High School graduate McKenzie Kurtz nor West Forsyth High School grad Nick Eibler took the top prizes at the seventh annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards in New York on Monday. But both nonetheless sounded like winners after the experience. Added Eibler, who won the Shuler Award Read More

June 25, 2015

  McKenzie Kurtz of Milton High School and Nick Eibler of West Forsyth High School, named best actress and actor, respectively, in the Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards (also known as the Shuler Hensley Awards) in April, are in New York preparing to compete in the seventh annual National Read More

June 22, 2015

WEST FORSYTH — One local high school drama student is taking his talents to the home of Broadway this week, representing Georgia at the seventh annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards. Nick Eibler was named leading actor earlier this year at the 2015 Shuler Hensley Awards for his role Read More

A Milton High School student will join another student from Forsyth County as they travel to New York City next week to compete in the seventh annual National High School Musical Theater Awards. McKenzie Kurtz and West Forsyth High School student Nick Eibler are in the running for The Jimmy Read More

Two local award-winning student-actors will travel to New York City later this month to show their stuff alongside fellow actors from across the country at a national acting competition. McKenzie Kurtz, of Milton High School, and Nick Eibler, of West Forsyth High School, will travel to New York to compete Read More

April 29, 2015

  “Nice Work If You Can Get It” worked out nicely for West Forsyth High School at at Thursday night’s 2015 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The school won eight of the 17 categories with its production of “Nice Work,” taking nearly half of Read More

April 14, 2015

ArtsBridge Foundation, the arts education outreach arm of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, today announced the nominees for the 2015 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards – Shuler Hensley Awards in a live streaming broadcast on WSBTV.com. Twenty four (24) public and private schools from throughout the state were Read More

April 8, 2015

FORSYTH COUNTY — Students from each of Forsyth County’s five public high schools have been chosen to participate in one of two groups involved with an upcoming Tony-style award ceremony for musical theater students throughout Georgia. Read More

April 7, 2015

Twenty-four productions have been nominated for the 2015 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards, otherwise known as the Shuler Hensley Awards. The program is named for Tony Award-winning actor Shuler Hensley, a Cobb County native. This year’s winners will be announced Thursday, Apr. 23 during an awards ceremony at the Read More

Marietta Daily Journal
January 13, 2015

ArtsBridge Foundation, formerly the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Foundation, the arts education outreach arm of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre announces its arts educational performances for the 2014 – 2015 season. Read More

Simply Buckhead
January 6, 2015

Natalie Barrow was one of those “Glee” kids—the ones who sang and danced their way through high school. For the East Cobb native, the setting was Pebblebrook High, Cobb County’s performing arts magnet school where she trained before heading to Kennesaw State to earn a bachelor’s in theater and performance. Read More

Now, seven years later, as a way to enhance its own identity, the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Foundation has changed its name to the ArtsBridge Foundation. Read More

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