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Awards

Over the past 11 years Houston Christian has been recognized as a Tommy Tune Award finalist 85 times. The department has won 12 times with1 National Jimmy Awards winner.

Houston Christian's ComedySportz Team won the city-wide battle in 2018 and was runner-up in 2019!

Houston Christian's Theatreworks students attend the ISAS Festival annually and are honored regularly for their performances in the arts.

As a standard, Houston Christian Theatreworks students receive academic honors, musical accolades and citizenship awards at school, around the city and in the state of outstanding achievement,.

 

To be an HC Theatreworks student is to be exceptional.

The Tommy Tune Awards is a city-wide High School competition for Musical Theatre that leads to the national competition, The Jimmy Awards in New York City. Most recently, there were 53 schools competed in the 2023 season. HC's Guys and Dolls received 30 nominations and 10 finalist awards including OUTSTANDING MUSICAL!! Only 7 schools were chosen Outstanding Musical and of them HC was the only private school and the smallest school to be awarded Outstanding Musical. The HC Theatreworks cast had the opportunity to perform Sit Down You're Rockin' The Boat at the Awards Ceremony. 

Tommy Tune Awards Through the Years

The 2023 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 30 nominations and 9 finalists for Guys & Dolls, directed by Bobby Linhart, including Outstanding Musical! 

Finalists:

Outstanding Musical

Outstanding Ensemble

Outstanding Director & Student Director

Outstanding Music Director

Outstanding Choreographer & Student Choreographer

Outstanding Scenic Design

Outstanding Technical Achievement

Outstanding Lead - 

Lauren Jean Townsend as Adelaide

Outstanding Dancer - 

Anoushka Patel

Show-shirt Finalist - 

Susan Allison as Sarah Brown

Winners:

Outstanding Director & Student Director

Outstanding Choreographer & Student Choreographer

Outstanding Technical Achievement

Outstanding Dancer -

Anoushka Patel

TUTS Scholarship Award Winner -

Tony Stevens 

The 2022 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 14 finalists for Newsies directed by Bobby Linhart, including Outstanding Musical! 

Finalists:

Best Ensemble

Best Lead Role Actress -

Lauren Ortega as Medda Larkin

Best Lead Role Actor -

Tony Stevens as Davey

Best Lighting Design

Best Scenic Design

Best Costume Design

Best Technical Execution

Winners:

Best Musical 

Runner Up for Best Performance in a Lead Role & 2022 Jimmy Awards® Nominee - 

Grant Richter as Jack Kelly

Best Performer in a Supporting Role -

Robert Pounds as Jospeh Pulitzer

Best Performer in a Featured Role - Mason Nuno as Race

Best Choreography

Best Music Direction

Best Director

 

The 2020 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 11 finalists for Crazy For You, directed by Bobby Linhart, including Best Musical! 

Finalists:

Best Musical

Best Ensemble

Best Supporting Actress - Katherine Lunam

Best Supporting Actor - Ashton Deverka

Best Featured Performer - Eva Adickes

Best Light Design

Best Scenic Design

Best Choreography

Best Music Direction

Best Directior

Winner:

Best Stage Crew and Technical Execution

 

The 2019 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 10 finalists for Mary Poppins, directed by Bobby Linhart, including Best Musical!

Finalists:

Best Musical

Best Ensemble

Best Supporting Actress -

Stephanie Leary as Winifred Banks

Best Featured Performer -

Katherine Lunam as Mrs. Brill

Best Stage Crew and Technical Execution

Best Orchestra

Best Musical Direction

Best Choreography

Best Directior

Winner:

Best Performance in a Lead Role & 2019 Jimmy Awards® Nominee:

Best Leading Actor - Adam Kral as Bert

 

The 2018 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 6 finalists for Legally Blonde, directed by Baby Linhart, including Best Musical!

Finalists:

Best Musical

Best Ensemble

Best Leading Actress -

Allyson Joyce as Elle Woods

Best Lighting Design

Best Choreography

Best Directior

 

The 2017 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 6 finalists for Curtains, directed by Bobby Linhart, including Best Musical!

Finalists:

Best Musical

Best Ensemble

Best Scenic Design

Best Costume Design

Best Choreography 

Best Director

 

The 2016 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 1 finalists for Spamalot, directed by Bobby Linhart.

Finalist:

Best Supporting Actor -

Cole Little as Sir Dennis

 

The 2015 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 12 finalists for Pippin, directed by Bobby Linhart!

Finalists:

Best Musical

Best Ensemble

Best Leading Actress -

Morgan Rucker as Leading Player 

Best Supporting Actor -

Daniel Baudin as Charlemagne

Best Scenic Design

Best Lighting Design

Best Choreography

Best Music Direction

Best Director

Best Orchestra

Winners:

Best Stage Crew and Technical Execution

Best Costume Design

 

The 2014 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 10 finalists for Beauty & The Beast, directed by Bobby Linhart, including Best Musical!

Finalists:

Best Musical

Best Costume Design

Best Leading Actress -

Morgan Rucker as Belle

Best Supporting Actor -

Ian Hopper as Gaston

Best Supporting Actress -

Katherine Gualy as Mrs. Potts

Best Costume Design

Best Lighting Design

Best Crew & Technical Execution

Best Choreography

Best Directior

 

The 2013 Tommy Tune Awards recognized Houston Christian High School with 3 finalists for Wizard of Oz, directed by Bobby Linhart!

Finalists:

Best Costume Design

Best Music Direction

Best Directior

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