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PSJA theatre troupes earn 38 Palm Award nominations, winners to be announced Sunday

 

PHARR – Three PSJA ISD high school theatre troupes had shows nominated for the 3rd Annual Palm Awards, which aims to foster the love of the arts within the Hidalgo County High School Theatre Community.  

 

Dozens of schools from across the county were judged in both musical and non-musical categories. Among the nominees are: PSJA North Early College High School with 24 nominations; PSJA Southwest ECHS, which was nominated in 20 categories: and PSJA Memorial ECHS, which got 16 nominations.

 

The following PSJA students and theatre groups were nominated for awards:

Best Production - Play
Hand to God - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Ensemble - Play
The Elephant's Graveyard - PSJA North ECHS
Hand to God - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Technical Crew - Play
Hand to God - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Actress - Play
Natali Acha - PSJA Memorial ECHS
 
Best Actor - Play
Christopher Nicanor - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Supporting Actor - Play
Che Greeno - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Supporting Actress - Play
Zarina Garza - PSJA Southwest ECHS
Sofia Pulido - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Featured Performer- Play
Daniel Vela - PSJA North ECHS
Leonardo Leon - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Lighting Design - Play
Hand of God - PSJA Southwest ECHS
Holly Down in Heaven - PSJA Memorial ECHS
 
Best Scenic Design - Play
Hand to God - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Sound Design - Play
Hand to God - PSJA Southwest ECHS
Holly Down in Heaven - PSJA Memorial ECHS
 
Best Costume Design - Play
The Elephant's Graveyard - PSJA North ECHS
Hand to God - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
 
Best Production - Musical
Matilda - PSJA Memorial ECHS
Frozen Jr. - PSJA North ECHS
Evil Dead - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Ensemble - Musical
Evil Dead - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Technical Crew - Musical
Matilda - PSJA Memorial ECHS
Evil Dead - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Actress - Musical
Alexa Gonzalez - PSJA Memorial ECHS
Madelyn Forcier - PSJA North ECHS
 
Best Actor - Musical
Ivan Martinez - PSJA Memorial ECHS
 
Best Supporting Actor - Musical
Cleofas Lopez - PSJA North ECHS
 
Best Lighting Design - Musical
Evil Dead - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Scenic Design - Musical
Matilda - PSJA Memorial ECHS
Frozen Jr. - PSJA North ECHS
Evil Dead - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Sound Design - Musical
Frozen Jr. - PSJA North ECHS
Evil Dead - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Costume Design - Musical
Matilda - PSJA Memorial ECHS
Frozen Jr. - PSJA North ECHS
Evil Dead - PSJA Southwest ECHS
 
Best Choreography - Musical
Matilda - PSJA Memorial ECHS

 

The 2020 Palm Awards will be live-streamed May 24 at 3:00 pm on Channel 5 Somos El Valle 5.2 and the City of McAllen Channel. 

 

The event will also have various Hollywood guests, many of whom are actors and comedians who were part of PSJA ISD's theatre legacy such as Cristela Alonzo, David Barrera and Carlos Moreno, Jr.

 

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Three PSJA ISD high school theatre troupes had shows nominated for the 3rd Annual Palm Awards, which aims to foster the love