Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announced the 2021 winners of the 10th Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA). The awards ceremony was presented as a virtual livestream through DSM’s YouTube page on June 11. A total of 41 performances from 39 participating high schools were evaluated by a diverse group of highly qualified judges from the North Texas theatre community.
Guyer High School garnered ten nominations for its performances of two musicals, Bright Star and The Phantom of the Opera. Guyer won "Best Music Direction" for The Phantom of the Opera, Music Directed by Chris Crotwell. Parker Jackson, Class of 2021 graduate, was named Best Actor, and Emily Langley, Class of 2021 graduate, earned the theatre major scholarship award of $2,500 for her standout performance.
Congratulations to these outstanding students and teachers for their continued success on the stage. Guyer HS Theatre Directors are Eleshia Crotwell and Chris Crotwell.