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Ethan Hoover stands framed by classic, feathered fans while performing in Lakewood High School's production of Something Rotten during the Bobby G Awards

Photo Recap: 2023 Bobby G Awards

The Bobby G Awards took place on May 18 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Over a thousand people were in attendance to celebrate the achievements of high school musical theatre programs from across the state. Take a look at some of the photos from the ceremony below!

Meet Camille Nugent and Connor O’Brian: 2023 Bobby G Award Winners

Congratulations to Camille Nugent and Connor O’Brian, this year’s Outstanding Lead Performers at the Bobby G Awards! Camille performed as Alice Murphy in Fossil Ridge High School’s Bright Star, and Connor portrayed Shakespeare in Lakewood High School’s Something Rotten – the production that also snagged the Outstanding Overall Production Award. They will make their Broadway […]

First Look: Overall Production Nominees

The annual Bobby G Awards are taking place tomorrow evening, May 18, at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Over a thousand students, educators, and their friends and family will gather together to celebrate high school musical theatre. During the evening’s ceremony, all five of the Outstanding Overall Production nominees will take the stage to perform […]

Meet the Lead Performer Nominees: Bobby G Awards

The Bobby G Awards is a regional high school musical theatre awards ceremony that celebrates educators and students from all over Colorado. The event will take place on Thursday, May 18 at 7:00p.m. in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Let’s take a closer look at the Outstanding Lead Performer nominees. Two winners will advance to […]

A set from Durango High school's anastasia

Into the Workshop: 2023 Bobby G Awards Scenic Design Nominees

Sets are an integral part of theatre. Some of the most iconic musicals of all time have recognizable stages; think of the alleyway in CATS, the revolving turntable in Les Misérables, the underground river in The Phantom of the Opera. Sets quite literally set the scene for the musical, providing the audience with necessary context […]

The cast and crew of Cherry Creek High School's Man of La Mancha

New Category at Bobby G Awards: Cherry Creek High School’s Stage Management

During rehearsals and preparation for her spring musical, Man of La Mancha, Cherry Creek High School senior Amelia Mindlin-Leitner spent between 18 and 30 hours every week as stage manager, doing everything from attendance to blocking notes.  Stage management can be thankless work. Behind the scenes, they’re running the show, even if the audience can’t […]

The cast of Fossil Ridge High School's Bright Star

Into the Pit: 2023 Bobby G Awards Orchestra Nominees

Musicals all have one thing in common – music, of course! And while the actors, chorus, and dancers take center stage, there is another world right beneath their feet. Most high school musicals feature a pit orchestra comprised of student musicians, all of whom share an immense passion for their craft. At the Bobby G […]

2017-18 Outstanding Actors Abby Lehrer and Elisha Horne. Photo by Emily Lozow.

2018 Bobby G Winners: Where are they now?

From the archives: this article was originally published on May 18, 2022 Each May, The Bobby G Awards gather high school students from across Colorado to celebrate and reward their theatrical achievements. After two years away from the stage, The Bobby G’s are back with more excitement than ever. “The energy, power and positivity in […]

A young Erik Peterson as Gavroche in Les Mis

Bobby G Winner is Broadway Bound: Erik C. Peterson, 2013 Bobby G Award Winner

In 2013, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) launched The Bobby G High School Musical Theatre Awards to celebrate achievements in Colorado high school theatre. Modeled after the Tony Awards, the ceremony includes performances from nominees and award presentations. Nearly all award winners are high school students or faculty, but in its inaugural […]