Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards - May 13

Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards

 About The Nominees 

  • Jazmin Rhodes head shot

    Jazmin Rhodes

    (Hope Cladwell - Urinetown at Homeood-Flossmoor HS) is incredibly grateful and honored to be returning to IHSMTA this year! Her recent credits include: The Lion King (Nala), Monstersongs (The Ghost), and Tuck Everlasting (Mae Tuck). Jazmin will be pursuing a BM in Musical Theatre at Baldwin Wallace University in the fall! She would like to thank her family, friends, and theater directors for their unending support!

  • Mary Kate Schoessling head shot

    Mary Kate Schoessling

    (Morticia Addams - The Addams Family at St. Charles East HS) is ecstatic to be a nominee for IHSMTA 2024! Her favorite past credits include Elle Woods (Legally Blonde), Cady Heron (Mean Girls), Cinderella (R&H Cinderella), The Witch (Into The Woods), and Hope Cladwell (Urinetown)! She plans to study Musical Theater in college, and pursue performing as a career! She thanks all her family, friends, and mentors who cheered her on every step of the way!

  • Arjun Shah head shot

    Arjun Shah

    (The Baker - Into The Woods at Hinsdale Central HS) is beyond excited for this dream come true opportunity. Alongside Into the Woods, he is currently in a professional production of Next to Normal as Gabe at the South Asia Institute this month. He will be continuing his passion for theatre at Northwestern University next year. He wants to extend a special thank you to his castmates, teachers, and his loving family.

  • James Shamuel head shot

    James Shamuel

    (Nostradamus - Something Rotten at Maine East HS) is thrilled to participate as an IHSMTA Nominee. He credits his cast, crew, and directors for their support. Some of his favorite roles include “Flotsam” in The Little Mermaid and “Charlie” in Mere Mortals, among others.

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