She rules the hallways of East High's theatre department, having starred in a total of 17 school productions. Yes, 17! Back when High School Musical began, Sharpay and newcomer Gabriella Montez didn't get along so well because the latter and basketball star Troy Bolton took the lead roles from her and her twin brother Ryan Evans in the winter musicale.
Sharpay's attempt at revenge failed over the summer, as she was taught a valuable lesson in friendship. Since then, this character has remained spoiled, but is continuing to evolve into a kind-hearted person.