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.
Studio 3 received 8 wins and 26 additional nominations (34 total) at the 2012-2013 National Youth Theatre Awards. Every show in the 2012-2013 season was awarded this season!
Studio 3 also received 18 ariZoni nominations!