The Best Local Theatre Teacher award ballot is open

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 3, 2022) — San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is asking the community to nominate and vote for the Best Local Theatre Teacher. The Best Local Theatre Teacher Award is part of the Broadway San Diego Awards, a competition for high school students who are talented in musical theater, including vocal, dance and acting performance. The winning teacher will receive a trip for two to New York City to attend the 2022 Jimmy® Awards, also known as The National High School Musical Theatre Awards™.

Students, parents, family members and friends can nominate and vote for a deserving theatre teacher in San Diego County who has made a positive difference in their life, the life of a child or in the community. To nominate and vote, visit and nominate a local theatre teacher. Once a teacher is nominated and approved, the voting begins! Voters can return to the page daily through May 13, 2022. Nominations and voting will close on May 13, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The Best Local Theatre Teacher Award will be presented at the 2022 Broadway San Diego Awards on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at the Balboa Theatre in San Diego. For the official rules, visit

The 2022 Broadway San Diego Awards, sponsored by SDCCU and held in collaboration with Broadway San Diego, is a unique scholarship opportunity for talented high school students who have chosen to pursue a career in musical theatre. This is the eighth year that Broadway San Diego is producing the competition locally—it is the local branch of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards which has been in existence since 2009. Both the local and national competitions are programs of the Nederlander Organization.

The San Diego high school competition of the Broadway San Diego Awards will be held at the historic Balboa Theatre in Downtown San Diego on Sunday, May 29. It will include twenty leading performers, along with awarding Best Musical, Best Local Theatre Teacher and the top 5 Best Essay winners. The winning performers and teachers will be flown to New York City for a week of intensive training before they compete in the national finals, The National High School Musical Theatre Awards, on a Broadway stage for $10,000 toward a college scholarship on Monday, June 27, 2022.

About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions, proudly serving the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of more than $13 billion, more than 436,000 customers, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit


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San Diego County Credit Union
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