The JRAY mission is to promote and support high school education by recognizing musical theater excellence in all performance and technical production categories, and to provide outstanding students with unique opportunities and professional exposure through the granting of awards and educational scholarships.
JRAY 2019-2020 Nomination Reveal
Over 200 Award nominees in 27 Categories!
Grant Scholarships Awarded for Performance & Technical Students + unique training & workshop opportunities!
TalkBack Notes for Directors and students to get feedback from our Judges on their performances!
Over 25 Schools participate, culminating in our Award Show Performance on May 29, 2021!
Grand Prize: A trip to New York City and the BAA
Our Male and Female Performers of the Year can be chosen from any performance award category. They win a Cash prize and a trip to NYC and the Broadway Artists Alliance. More Details in “About Us!” Pictured above: JRAY 2020 BAA Winners, Janina Colucci (for her role as Velma Kelly in John Burroughs High School’s production of “Chicago: High School Edition”) and Aidan Ramirez (for his role as Usnavi in California School of the Arts–San Gabriel Valley’s production of “In the Heights”).