Durant Road Musical Theatre Students Win National Awards
Fifteen states were represented at the competition
Photo courtesy of James Barker Photography
Students at Durant Road Musical Theatre in Wake Forest received national awards at the 2019 Junior Theater Festival West, which took place Feb. 8-10 at the Sacramento Convention Center and the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento, California. More than 2,000 students and educators from 44 educational musical theater groups representing 15 states and South Korea competed in the event.
Durant Road Musical Theatre won a Freddie G Award for Excellence in Dance. Students Holly Smith and Abby Martin also received a Freddie G Award for Outstanding Student Direction and Choreography. The JTF West team included students in grades 3-8 who presented selections from “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.” Learn more at mydrmt.com.