What is the Shuler Student Ensemble?

The Shuler Student Ensemble is the heart of the Shuler Hensley Awards. The Ensemble electrifies the Shuler Awards by opening and closing the event with exceptional talent, representing all of the participating school casts throughout the state. Ensemble members obtain professional training and feedback throughout the rehearsal and performance process, while meeting students from across the state who share a love for musical theater performance. The Ensemble reflects the very reason why high school musical theater and arts education programs must be celebrated and supported.

How do I participate in the Shuler Student Ensemble?

Each participating musical director may select  two students from their Shuler adjudicated musical cast to participate in the Shuler Student Ensemble. Eligible students include the following:

    • Freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to participate (Ensemble students must be registered in grades 9-12 at the participating high school).

    • Please send one (1) boy & one (1) girl, if possible.

    • Ensemble students must be cast members in their participating high school Shuler adjudicated musical.

    • Ensemble students may not have the lead role in his/her Shuler adjudicated musical (e.g. he/she may not be eligible for the Best Leading Actor or Actress Shuler Award).

    • In order to ensure the success of this program and fairness to dedicated student participants, Ensemble members MUST be available to participate in ALL of the scheduled Ensemble rehearsals. There will be NO exceptions to this rule. Please select students who are available and willing to make the commitment.

    • Ensemble students must meet the following qualifications:

      • Sing and dance well

      • Attend ALL scheduled rehearsals (Rehearsal dates are April 14 – April 20; all day on weekends, after school on weekdays)

      • Behave professionally (in concurrence with the Actors’ Equity Actors’ Etiquette


2016-17 Shuler Student Ensemble Registration

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