For the first time in Pacific Ridge's history, a school production was nominated in the best musical category of the Ben Vereen Awards. Four other schools were nominated for the prestigious honor. A small group will perform at the award ceremony on May 28th. Huge congratulations go to director Fredreka Irvine and the entire cast and crew!
Junior Nominated for Ben Vereen Award
Nick Hamparyan '18 has been nominated as Best Actor for the 2017 Ben Vereen Awards for his performance as Robbie Hart in this year's production of The Wedding Singer. There were 24 Ben Vereen Awards adjudicators who attended performances of The Wedding Singer - the most ever at Pacific Ridge School. There were 9 other students nominated for best actor. In collaboration with the National High School Musical Theatre Awards, the awards present talented young performers with a unique scholarship opportunity to advance their educations and careers in the genre of musical theater. If Nick wins, he will be selected to compete at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (the "Jimmy Awards") in New York City in June. He will also be selected to participate in Camp Broadway. Tickets to the ceremony are available here.
Date: Sunday, May 28th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Balboa Theatre, 4th Ave. and E St., San Diego