Categories of Competition include:

  • Apprentice, Junior & Senior Division
        Large Group Ensembles (groups of 10 or more participants)

  • Apprentice, Junior & Senior Division  
        Small Group Ensembles (groups of 3-9 participants)

  • Apprentice, Junior & Senior Division 3-4-5 Group (3, 4 or 5 participants)

  • Apprentice, Junior & Senior Division Solos

  • Apprentice, Junior & Senior Division Duets

  • Apprentice, Junior & Senior Division Costume Design

  • Apprentice, Junior & Senior Division Set Design

  • Apprentice, Junior & Senior Division Props Design

  • Apprentice, Junior & Senior Division Make-Up Design


@ Christy Sanchez Photography: 2019


Award Structure:

Trophies will be presented for each category in 1st through 3rd places.


Spotlight Awards

At their discretion, judges may select outstanding students for 2 special awards in the Apprentice, Junior, and   Senior Divisions. These awards are given for very talented individuals expressing their role(s) through movement/dance, singing, and character portrayal.


Spirit of Imagination Award

This award goes to an individual who truly embodies the spirit of our event, is open to critique for their education, and honors the spirit of fair competition and teamwork.


The organization with the highest average of all entry scores will receive this award.  Groups must be participating in at least one Large Group Ensemble or Small Group Ensemble entry to be eligible for this honor.



“Discovering and developing your skills as an artist & storyteller on stage will stay with you forever. Compassion, depth of understanding, humor, physical and emotional confidence can all be found through the performing arts.  Whether a young person chooses to move forward towards a career in theatre or not, these experiences will inform and elevate their ability to navigate through the world with a little more self esteem and a lot more joy.”                                                                                                           -Christine Pedi 




Christine Pedi is a comic actress, Drama Desk nominee, renowned impressionist, Sirius XM Host of the On Broadway Channel 72, a You Tube sensation, an award-winning Cabaret performer, and even a “dead” Soprano. On Broadway, she played Mama Morton in the 2nd longest running musical of all time, Chicago.  Her Broadway debut was in Little Me with Martin Short & Faith Prince, directed by Rob Marshall.  She also voices Holly Blue Agate in Steven Universe.  We are pleased to honor her work on Broadway and Off and her passion for theatre as we name our “sweepstakes” award after Ms. Pedi (


@ Christy Sanchez Photography: 2019

@ Christy Sanchez Photography: 2019

Our Master of Ceremonies-Scott Dreier- Imagine 2019

Our Very Special Guest-Christine Pedi- Imagine 2019