Students from the Dallas Center-Grimes High School theater department will perform at the 2017 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase.
Elaina Bayse will reprise her role as “Rose Alvarez” in an excerpt from the November production of Bye Bye Birdie. In addition, select students will perform in a collaborative inter-school medley led by guest Broadway music director, Adam Jones, and choreographer, Sara Brians, as part of the Showcase. Presented by Des Moines Performing Arts, the Showcase will be held at the Des Moines Civic Center on Monday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. and will recognize a total of 60 schools from across the entire state.
Dallas Center-Grimes High School will also be recognized with the following awards and honors:
-Distinguished Scene – “Spanish Rose”
-Outstanding Performance in a Principal Role – Elaina Bayse as “Rose Alvarez”
-Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role – Kole Hicok as “Mr. Harry MacAfee”
-Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role – Isaac Lodwick as “Albert Peterson”
-Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role – Gracie Stephens as “Kim MacAfee”
Tickets to the Showcase, which start at $15, are on sale now at DMPA.org, the Civic Center Ticket Office, and by phone at 515-246-2300.