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Opening Date - September 6, 2017
Closing Date - September 22, 2017, Noon (EST)
Opening Date - January 2, 2018
Closing Date - January 19, 2018, Noon (EST)
Any public or private high school in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon and Perry counties may participate. Schools in Elizabethtown area are also invited to participate.
*Designed to encourage budding playwrights, the Outstanding Student Playwright Award is presented to a student in grades 9 through 12 who lives in the eligible region.
Students, themselves (rather than a director), register to be evaluated for the Outstanding Student Playwright Award by completing a Letter of Intent, due October 30, 2017.
Your monetary donation will go directly toward scholarship support for student or school nominees.
All evaluators are trained yearly in the scoring method established by the HTAA. Evaluators are required to attend mandatory training sessions throughout the year.
Evaluation of plays and musicals for the HTAA occurs in two separate rounds:
Results are kept confidential until announced on the evening of the awards show.
Further details on the evaluation process and additional regulations can be found on the Director's Page.