Congratulations to the cast, crew and orchestra of Hampton high School’s musical production of Big Fish for 10 nominations in the 2017 Gene Kelly Awards. This is the 12th year that Hampton has participated in the Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre, and Big Fish.
Hampton has been nominated for the following awards:
- Best Scenic Design, Budget Level 2
- Best Costume Design, Budget Level 2
- Best Lighting Design, Budget Level 2
- Best All Student Orchestra
- Best Crew and Technical Execution
- Best Ensemble
- Best Choreography
- Best Music Direction
- Best Direction
- Best Musical, Budget Level 2
The cast will have the honor of performing a number from Big Fish live at the Gene Kelly Awards on May 27, along with the other eight schools nominated. This marks the 7th time in 12 years that Hampton has been nominated for Best Musical.
"We are extremely proud of our performing arts students and the high standard of theatre that they hold themselves to," said Dan Franklin, co-director. "We would like to wish them all the best at the Gene Kelly Awards!"