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We are proud of ALL of the students who contribute in every way to the program and its many productions. The focus is on learning, teamwork and creativity.  It is also wonderful when some of our students really do shine through as particularly talented in their work on the stage, behind the scenes or in the community.  We are very proud to say we are watching future generations of professional performers, directors, muscians, artists, choreographers and teachers.  



Modeled after Broadway's Tony Awards®, Starlight's Blue Star Awards recognize achievement and excellence in high school musical theatre. The program is the second largest of its kind in the nation and annually serves approximately 5,000 area students who contribute either on the stage or behind the scenes to their schools' musical theatre productions. 

CONGRATULATIONS to SME Theatre 2022 Blue Star Nominations for The Wedding Singer!

  • Outstanding Costume Design and Construction, Tier 1-

  • Outstanding Orchestra

  • Outstanding Actor in an Ensemble Role- Sam Williamason as Suit #1/Ricky/Ensemb




  • 2020  8 Blue Star Nominations (Crazy for You)

  • 2019  Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role, Janie Carr as Ariel; Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role, Aiden Connelly as Chef Louis;+ 6 additional nominations (Little Mermaid)

  • 2018  8 Blue Star nominations (Curtains)

  • 2017  8 Blue Star nominations (Seussical)

  • 2015  Best Actor in a Leading Role, Austin Dalgleish (Little shop of Horrors)

  • 2014  Best Actress in a Leading Role, Maddie Roberts (Shrek! The Musical); Outstanding Costume Design (Shrek! The Musical)

  • 2013  Best Actress in a Leading Role, Lily Kaufmann (The Drowsy Chaperone); Best Actress in a Featured Role, Abby Cramer (The Drowsy Chaperone); Best Actor in a Featured Role, Alec and Justin Armer (The Drowsy Chaperone)


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