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Charlotte St. Martin, Brian Sammons, Eric Olmscheid and Karoline Myers Photo

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Eric Olmscheid Appointed Executive Director of MSU's Wharton Center Photo Eric Olmscheid Appointed Executive Director of MSU's Wharton Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

Eric Olmscheid has been selected to serve as executive director of Michigan State University’s Wharton Center for Performing Arts. Olmscheid currently serves as director of programming at Des Moines Performing Arts and will assume his new role at Wharton Center on June 22, 2022.

Des Moines Performing Arts Announces 60 Schools to Participate in the Iowa High School Musical Awards
by Christina Mancuso - Oct 31, 2016

Des Moines Performing Arts is thrilled to announce that 60 schools will participate in this year's Iowa High School Musical Awards, nearly double last year's number. A statewide initiative, the Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards is a yearlong education program that celebrates the extraordinary achievements of young musical theater artists. The program has continued to grow by leaps and bounds since nine schools first participated during its inaugural year in 2012.

Execs from Broadway Across America, St. Louis' Fox Theatre & More to Receive 2016 Broadway League Awards
by Tyler Peterson - May 17, 2016

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced today during the Broadway League's 2016 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2014 Jimmy Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 1, 2014

The 6th Annual National High School Musical Awards presented the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor on Monday, June 30 at Broadway's Minskoff Theater, to Jai' Len Josey representing the Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards and Jonah Rawitz, representing the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the star-studded arrivals below!

Broadway League Announces 2009 National Education Grant Recipients; Orange Country Performing Arts Center, Dallas Summer Musicals & More Recognized
by Jessica Lewis - Oct 27, 2009

The Broadway League announced today the recipients of its fourteenth annual National Education Grants. These grants support innovative programs that enable students from coast to coast to experience touring Broadway as a form of artistic expression and as an educational tool.