The Stephen Schwartz Musical Theatre Teacher of the Year Award
The Stephen Schwartz Musical Theatre Teacher of the Year Award is presented by The ASCAP Foundation and the Educational Theatre Association. This award recognizes the highest level of achievement for a high school or middle school musical theatre teacher.
Nominations for a working theatre teacher (not retired) who produces musicals at their school may be submitted by anyone (self, student, peer, principal, etc.).
A single recipient will be announced at the International Thespian Festival (ITF) closing showcase on June 27, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana.
• $5000 gift to the teacher
• Travel costs for teacher to Bloomington, Indiana for announcement and public recognition, up to $1000.
• Presentation Piece
Official Award Rules