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High School Musical -- Troy and Gabriella discover they share a secret passion for singing.
High School Musical -- Clip: Music Video Clip #1 - "Bellanova Eres Tu" - 21:
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High School Musical -- Clip: Backstage before the Show 2 - 1:04
High School Musical -- High School Musical actress Kaycee Stroh opens up about body confidence, foster girls from The Hershe Group share their views on self esteem, and Monique Coleman surprises the girls with makeovers and an inspirational message from Vanessa Simmons.


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Writer (WGA):
Peter Barsocchini (written by)
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Release Date:
20 January 2006 (USA) See more »
This School Rocks Like No Other!
Troy and Gabriella - two teens who are worlds apart - meet at a karaoke contest and discover their mutual love for music. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 17 nominations See more »
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Superior Performance See more (718 total) »


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Zac Efron ... Troy Bolton

Vanessa Hudgens ... Gabriella Montez (as Vanessa Anne Hudgens)

Ashley Tisdale ... Sharpay Evans

Lucas Grabeel ... Ryan Evans

Corbin Bleu ... Chad Danforth

Monique Coleman ... Taylor McKessie

Bart Johnson ... Coach Jack Bolton

Alyson Reed ... Ms. Darbus

Chris Warren ... Zeke Baylor (as Chris Warren Jr.)

Olesya Rulin ... Kelsi Nielsen

Ryne Sanborn ... Jason Cross
Socorro Herrera ... Mrs. Montez
Joey Miyashima ... Principal Matsui
Dutch Whitlock ... Skater Dude #1

Ryan Templeman ... Skater Dude #2

Irene Santiago ... Chem Teacher (as Irene Santiago-Baron)
Leslie Wing ... Mrs. Bolton (as Leslie Pomeroy)

Joyce Cohen ... Librarian

KayCee Stroh ... Martha Cox
Brett Yoder ... M.C.
Sarah K. Aezer ... Girl #1
Amanda Garrett ... Girl #2
Anne Kathryn Parma ... Susan
Nick Whitaker ... Alan
Falon Grace ... Cyndra
Sami Roe ... Weird Kid #1
Melissa Hildebrant ... Weird Kid #2
Charles Klapow ... Basketball Player Dancer

Brad Tobler ... Basketball Player Dancer
David Huff ... Basketball Player Dancer
Carlton Bluford ... Basketball Player Dancer (as Carleton W. Bluford)
Jared Murillo ... Basketball Player Dancer
Roger Malaga ... Basketball Player Dancer
Todd Michael Schwartzman ... Basketball Player Dancer (as Todd Schwartzman)
Da' Jon Lang ... Basketball Player Dancer (as Da'Jon Lang)

Allison Holker ... Cheerleader Dancer
Tina Pituckul ... Cheerleader Dancer
Raquel Goodsell ... Cheerleader Dancer
Britt Stewart ... Cheerleader Dancer
Kelli Baker ... Cheerleader Dancer
Bayli Baker ... Cheerleader Dancer
Jessie Tan ... Cheerleader Dancer
Breanna Phillips ... Cheerleader Dancer
Skyler Holman ... Brainiac Dancer

Mollee Gray ... Brainiac Dancer
Michelle Parker ... Braniac Dancer
Andrew Winston ... Braniac Dancer
Afton Delgrosso ... Brainiac Dancer
Falisha Fehoko ... Brainiac Dancer
Thayne Jasperson ... Brainiac Dancer

Shawn Carter ... Skater Dude Dancer
Eldon Johnson ... Skater Dude Dancer
Josh Murillo ... Skater Dude Dancer
Malinda Money ... Skater Dude Dancer
Sabra Johnson ... Skater Dude Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Joe Cappelletti ... Basketball Championship Announcer (uncredited)
Matthew Miles Carter ... Basketball Player Dancer (uncredited)
Kara Dupell ... Cheerleader Dancer (uncredited)
Jason Fullmer ... Student (uncredited)
Joe Jurisic ... Chapstick (uncredited)
Bryson Kuan ... Student (uncredited)
Stephen Rippey ... Referee (uncredited)

Drew Seeley ... Troy Bolton (singing voice) (uncredited)
Tisha Vaculin ... Cheerleader Dancer (uncredited)

Directed by
Kenny Ortega 
Writing credits
Peter Barsocchini (written by)

Produced by
Bill Borden .... executive producer
Barry Rosenbush .... executive producer
Don Schain .... producer
Original Music by
David Lawrence 
Cinematography by
Gordon Lonsdale (director of photography) (as Gordon C. Lonsdale)
Film Editing by
Seth Flaum 
Casting by
Natalie Hart 
Jeff Johnson 
Jason La Padura 
Production Design by
Mark Hofeling 
Set Decoration by
Ken Kirchner 
Costume Design by
Tom McKinley 
Makeup Department
Jennifer Llewelyn .... key hair stylist
Edwin Matsu .... hair stylist
Robin Michelle Patrick .... hair designer
Robin Michelle Patrick .... makeup designer
Tara Starling .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Shauna Miller .... production supervisor (as Shauna Miller Schain)
Don Schain .... unit production manager
Tom Summers .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matias Alvarez .... first assistant director
L.J. Balkaran .... assistant director
Tobijah Tyler .... second assistant director
Art Department
Scott Arneman .... property master
David Brothers .... scenic artist
Steven Doxey .... props
Wray Featherstone .... assistant property master
J.J. Gerber .... props assistant
Adam Henderson .... set dresser
Derek Hunter .... props
Michael Kirkland .... scenic
Jason Marty .... sculptor
Richard T. Olson .... art department coordinator
Sound Department
Nate Arrigoni .... assistant sound editor
Andy Barnes .... sound intern
Sean Byrne .... sound editor
Douglas Cameron .... production sound mixer
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
David S. DiPietro .... sound recordist
Kevin Fisher .... sound effects editor
Stephen Fitzmaurice .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Friedgen .... supervising sound editor
Joseph L. Garrard .... boom operator
Brian Rawlings .... executive
Larry Stensvold .... sound re-recording mixer
Lou Thomas .... sound editor
David Torres .... foley mixer
Special Effects by
Rick Josephsen .... special effects coordinator (as Rick H. Josephsen)
Visual Effects by
Michael Caplan .... visual effects producer
Megan Omi .... digital compositor
Michael Roderick .... digital compositor
Dan Schmit .... visual effects supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Sean Anastasion .... electrician
Steve Barnes .... assistant camera
Mary Boregino .... assistant camera
Allen Dial .... electrician
Glenn Fisk .... jib operator
John Geisler .... technocrane technician
George Griner .... camera operator
Fred Hayes .... still photographer
Jason Jensen .... first assistant camera
Samuel Keeble .... camera operator
Micahel Kimber .... assistant camera
Shawn Lacy .... key grip
Scott Leyse .... first assistant camera
Kory Mills .... grip
Simon Miya .... second assistant camera
Don Muirhead .... Steadicam operator
Don Muirhead .... camera operator: "a" camera
Ryan Muirhead .... assistant camera
Ryan Muirhead .... camera loader
David 'D.R.' Rhineer .... first assistant camera
Craig Sullivan .... grip
Eric Ulbrich .... additional electrician
Jason Walser .... dolly grip
Garlan Wilde .... gaffer (as Garlan W. Wilde)
Casting Department
Shawn Mehling .... extras casting coordinator
Melissa Moss .... casting assistant
Russell Scott .... casting associate
Georgia Simon .... adr voice casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marsha Horiuchi Barton .... key seamstress
Amy Fegely .... assistant costume designer
Jacqueline Johnson .... costumer
Barbara Nelson .... costume supervisor (as Barbara J. Nelson)
Kacie Seamons .... costumer
Brooke Westberg .... key set costumer
Editorial Department
Erica Flaum .... assistant editor
Tao Madama .... post-production assistant
Tom Overton .... color timer
Music Department
Carli Barber .... music editor
Michael Dittrick .... music editor
Amber Funk .... music editor
Demir Baran Kutlu .... vocals recordist: alien languages
Blaire Reinhard .... composer: additional music
Jeff Sheridan .... soundtrack album mastering engineer
Steven Vincent .... music supervisor (as Steven Christopher)
Transportation Department
Stephen Rippey .... driver: maxi-van
Barry Tuttle .... transportation coordinator (as Barry J. Tuttle)
Other crew
Holly Alderman .... production assistant
Dallin Bassett .... key office production assistant
James Bereece .... production assistant
Barbara Biddle .... in-house producer
Jennifer Chapman .... production coordinator
Kathleen Dombo .... payroll accountant
Carole Fontana .... location manager
Brent Geisler .... production assistant
Jeremiah Hansen .... production assistant
Andrew Hicks .... production assistant
Kipling Hicks .... assistant production coordinator
Michael Kiely .... production accountant (as Michael A. Kiely)
Michael Kiely .... production controller (as Michael A. Kiely)
Kelly L. King .... production assistant
Charles Klapow .... choreographer
Kate Morrison .... script supervisor
Loren Nebeker .... remote head technician
Kenny Ortega .... choreographer
Jennifer Ricci .... assistant production accountant
Jennifer Ricci .... first assistant accountant
Bonnie Story .... choreographer
Laura Summer .... additional voices
Cortland Wilson .... production assistant
Tommy Woodard .... film commission specialist: Utah
Joshua S. Kirkland .... extra (uncredited)

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98 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

"High School Musical" was just the working title for the film while a better name was thought up. However, by the time post-production came, a better name had not been thought of so the producers unwillingly went for "High School Musical"See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In the "Getcha Head in the Game" scene, the song says "coach said to fake right and break left." Troy fakes to his left and breaks to his right.See more »
[first lines]
Mrs. Montez:Gabby, it's New Year's Eve. Enough reading.
Gabrilla Montez:But mom, I'm almost done!
Mrs. Montez:The teen party? I've laid out your best clothes. Come get ready.
Gabrilla Montez:Can I have my book back?
See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Disaster Movie (2008)See more »
Start of Something NewSee more »


Is this film based on a novel?
Is Ryan gay?
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133 out of 243 people found the following review useful.
Superior Performance, 20 January 2006
Author: (rabid_monkey202) from United States

I expected the movie to be good, but it's great! Each of the actors did a superb job bringing his or her character to life. The choreography was brilliant, the songs beautiful. I thought the male lead would be disappointing, but he wasn't in the least. This has to be one of the best DCOMs (Disney Channel Original Movies) made yet, if not the best. Watch it! You won't be disappointed! It should be made into a real stage musical. The plot line was engaging. Very much a feel good movie. I appreciated how clean it was, with no swear words or immodest clothing. Most of the time I get sick of watching all the promo stuff on Disney, but not with this movie.

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