Select students from the Adel DeSoto Minburn High School theater department will perform in a collaborative inter-school medley led by a guest Broadway music director, Adam Jones, and choreographer, Sara Brians, at the 2017 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase. Presented by Des Moines Performing Arts, the Showcase will be held at the Des Moines Civic Center on Monday, June 5 at 7 p.m. and will recognize a total of 60 schools from across the entire state.


Adel DeSoto Minburn High School will also be recognized with the following awards and honors for the November production of Once Upon a Mattress:


· Distinguished Scene – “Quiet”


· Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role – Ryan Brownsberger as “The King”


· Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role – Rachel Suarez as “Queen Aggravain”