Valley Christian senior Christina Cesnik earned a Supporting Actress nomination in the the Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors competition for her portrayal of Grandmother Tzeitel in "Fiddler on the Roof." She will attend the awards ceremony on May 21.
This year, the adjudicators came to a live performance at each of the high schools who entered the competition.
The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors competition will be co-hosted for the fifth year by CMT San Jose and Broadway San Jose at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts.
This awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement in high school musical theater north of Santa Barbara. The Outstanding Actor and Actress winners will be sent to the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA) – also known as the Jimmy™ Awards – in New York City, where they’ll perform on a Broadway stage before industry experts, and compete for scholarship opportunities. (www.jimmyawards.org).
High school productions are considered for nomination in the following categories: Best Overall Production, Outstanding Actor, Outstanding Actress, Outstanding Supporting Actor and Outstanding Supporting Actress.
Congratulations, Christina! Your performance was awesome!