Monte Awards – High School Production Calendar


Arts Express is the producing partner with Broadway in Tucson for The Monte Awards, the Southern Arizona division of The National High School Musical Theater Awards, a national celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater that recognizes student artistry in vocal, dance and acting performance, and honors teachers and their schools’ commitment to performing arts education.

Research proves that arts education enhances student achievement, increases self-esteem and actively engages students; connecting them with school, their community and life. The arts keep kids in school, improve standardized test scores and provide a strong link for pursuit of a college degree.

As high schools register their musicals for the Monte Awards, we will post it here along with ticket information.  By becoming a patron of high school musical theatre, you're helping to build a better community through the arts!

Please join us in supporting the performing arts in our area high schools!


Carousel - Feb 28th - March 8th

The Monte Awards - May 9th

Let Freedom Sing - July 4th

West Side Story - July 11th – 12th

Upcoming Shows

Salpointe Catholic School – Addams Family

Dates:  Friday, 3/20/20 at 7:00 pm; Saturday, 3/21/20 at 7:00 pm;  Friday, 3/27/20 at 7:00 pm; Saturday, 3/28/20 at 7:00 pm

Location:  1545 E. Copper Street, Tucson AZ 85719


The Gregory School – Matilda

Dates:  April 2 at 7:00 pm, April 3 at 7:00 pm, & April 4 at 3:00 pm

Location:  The Gregory School, 3231 N Craycroft Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712

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Palo Verde High Magnet School - The Little Mermaid

Dates:  April 3 & 4 at 7:00 pm, and April 4 at 2:00 pm

Location:  Palo Verde High School, 1302 S Avenida Vega, 85710

Past Shows

Vista Grande High School - Little Shop of Horrors

Dates:  Oct. 3, 10, 11 at 6:30 pm  &  Oct. 5, 12 at 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm

Location:  Vista Grande Auditorium, 1556 N. Arizola Rd., Casa Grande

School Tickets:  $5

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The Gregory School - Working

Dates:  Oct. 24 at 7:00 pm  &  Oct. 25 at 7:00 pm

Location:  The Gregory School, 3231 N Craycroft Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712 (Donald R. Nickerson Performing Arts Center)

School Tickets:  $6/person in Advance and $8/person at the Door

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Ironwood Ridge High School - Curtains

Dates:  Nov. 7 - 9 at 7:00 pm  &  Nov. 9 at 12:00 pm

Location:  Ironwood Ridge High School Auditorium, 2475 W. Naranja Dr., Tucson, AZ 85742

School Tickets:  $8 Students  •  $10 General Admission  •  $12 Premium Seating

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Canyon del Oro High School - Chicago

Dates:  Nov. 14-15 at 7:00 pm and Nov. 16 at 2:00 pm

Location:  Canyon del Oro High School, 25 W. Calle Concordia, Oro Valley, AZ 85704

School Tickets:  $15/person

More Info:  Call (520) 696-5692 or email


Desert Christian High School - White Christmas

Dates:  Nov. 21 - 23 at 7:00 pm  &  Nov. 24 at 2:00 pm

Location:  Pima Community College Center for the Arts, Procenium Theatre, West Campus, 2202 West Anklam Road Tucson, AZ 85709

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Additional Media:  The Morning Blend



Rincon University High School – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Dates:  Saturday, Nov. 23 at 6:30 pm  &  Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2:00 pm

Location:  Rincon University High School, 421 N Arcadia Ave, Tucson, AZ 85711


BASIS Tucson North – Heathers the Musical

Dates:  December 6-8

Location:  BASIS Tucson North, 5740 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750