Limelight was founded in 2015, before that, Studio 3 Performing Arts Academy, under the direction of Emma England, produced its own shows. Studio 3 now sponsors the non-profit Limelight Youth Theater.
This was our theatre’s first eligible award season for both the National Youth Arts and AriZoni Awards. Studio 3 received 4 wins and 15 nominations at the 2011-2012 National Youth Theatre Awards. Studio 3 was also nominated for 4 ariZoni awards.