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Spotlight Showcase

Spotlight Showcase is Minnesota high school theater’s biggest celebration! Over 1,600 students will participate in the annual awards and recognition event, presented by Hennepin Arts' Spotlight Education program. After a year of participating in Spotlight-evaluated plays and musicals, students from across Minnesota take the stage at the historic State Theatre. The event also highlights Minnesota theater educators and Spotlight alumni.

Spotlight Showcase proudly employs professional staff from both the Twin Cities and Broadway to collaborate with students across all areas of theater.

PRODUCED BY: Bourgoin Productions

Select Tracks

Learn more about Triple Threat on Hennepin, Techincal Theater Career Pathway, Student Publicist, Spotlight Orchestra and The Jimmy Awards.

Participating Schools

Learn more about the Theater Educator Award, Community Engagement Award, and Spotlight school participation information.

Honored Individuals

Individuals Individual performers, technicians and musicians can participate in Spotlight Showcase through a variety of opportunities.