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Temple High Theatre Calendar 2015-2016

(Subject to change.)

Rehearsal schedules for each show are listed on the show's Information Page

October 1-2-3-4 = Performances of You Can't Take It With You
October 5-6-7 = 4:30-7:30 Auditions for Shrek the Musical
Thursday, October 8 = 4:15-6:00 Auditions for The Dining Room
Friday, October 30 = 8:00 Thespian Halloween Party
Saturday, October 31 = UIL Student Activity Conference at UT Austin

November 5-6-7-8 = Performances of The Dining Room
Monday, November 9 = Music rehearsals begin for principal characters, Shrek
Friday, November 13 = Shrek Production Meeting
November 20-23 = Big Fish rehearsals
November 23-27 = Thanksgiving Holidays

December 2-6 = Texas State Thespian Convention, Dallas
Wednesday, December 9 = Music rehearsals begin for everyone, Shrek
Friday, December 18 = Thespian Christmas Party
December 19-31 = Christmas Holidays

Monday, January 4 = Shrek rehearsals begin (this is one day before classes resume)

Friday, February 5 = 4:15-6:00 UIL One-Act Play Auditions, Entry Deadline for UIL Design Contest
February 18-21 = Performances of Shrek the Musical
February 22 = 4:15-6:30 One-Act Play Rehearsal in 182

Saturday, March 5 = Middle School One-Act Play Contest
Monday, March 7 = Middle School Public Performances
Saturday, March 12 = One-Act Clinic at Temple High with Scott Tipton
March 14-16 = Spring Break Holidays
March 17 & 18 = One-Act Play Retreat (during Spring Break)
Friday, March 25 = No classes, Good Friday
Monday, March 28 = Official Rehearsal for UIL District Contest
Wednesday, March 30 = UIL One-Act Play District Contest, Temple
Thursday, March 31 = Leave for Bi-District UIL Contest

Friday, April 1 = UIL One-Act Bi-District Contest, College Station High
    Adjudicator: Kelly Parker
Saturday, April 2 = UIL Academics Contest, Waco
April 3 & 4 = Sealed for Freshness Auditions at Temple Civic Theatre, directed by Natasha Tolleson
Monday, April 4 = UIL Speech, 10:00 a.m. in Waco
Thursday, April 7 = Leave for Area Contest (Rehearsals begin at 12 Noon)
Friday, April 8 = UIL One-Act Area Contest, Lone Star College, Tomball (Districts 17-18-19-20)
     Performances begin at 10:30 a.m., $10 admission fee
    Adjudicators: Scott Vernon, Patti Dominque, Candice Koern
Saturday, April 9 = Host the UIL Area Contest for 1A (Districts 25-26-27-28)
    Adjudicators: Larry Carpenter, Chuck Roe, Marisa Galt
Tuesday, April 19 = One-Act Play Public Performance
Thursday, April 21 = Leave for Region UIL Contest
Friday, April 22 = UIL One-Act Play Regional Contest, San Jac Central
     Adjudicators: Jackie deMontmollin, Yvonne Phillips-Dupree, Rick Garcia

Saturday, May 7 = Temple Civic Theatre's Mother & Son Dance at the Bell County Expo Center
May 13-15, 19-22 = Performances of Sealed for Freshness at Temple Civic Theatre
Sunday, May 22 = Public Performance of One-Act Play
May 23-25 = UIL State One-Act Contest and UIL State Design Contest
     Adjudicators: Paula Rodriguez, Larry Balfe, Ezekiel Morgan
Saturday, May 28 = Thespian Banquet
May 29 & 30 = Auditions for Rocky Horrior Show at Temple Civic Theatre, directed by Natasha Tolleson

June 4 = Graduation




Thespian Troupe #1966
Temple High School
415 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76504

Natasha Tolleson
(254) 215-7036

Technical Director
& Assistant Director
Carlen Gilseth
(254) 215-7302

Theatre Instructor,
Lights & Sound Teacher
Kayla Stewart
(254) 215-7112


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25 Years

Temple's UIL One-Act Play team has been the District Co-Champion for 25 years in a row (as of March 2017). No other UIL team at Temple High holds such a record.

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2015-2016 Highlights

Texas UIL 5A State Finals
One-Act Play Competition
(Out of over 250 schools)

3rd Place in Texas, Div. 2
UIL Dramatic Design Group

3rd Place & 6th Place
Individual Entries in
UIL Dramatic Design

Texas Thespians,
All-Star Troupe
(one of seven in Texas)

Seven Events Advance to
International Competition

Three Students Participate in
All-State Show (Big Fish) 

2014-2015 Highlights

International Thespian
Champion, Theatre Marketing

Texas Thespians,
All-Star Troupe
(one of four in Texas)

Six Events Advance to
International Competition

Three Students Selected for
All-State Show (Big Fish) 
Cast and Crew

Natasha Tolleson named to
Texas Thespian Hall of Fame

Second Runner-Up
Texas UIL 5A State Finals
One-Act Play Competition
(Out of over 250 schools)

2013-2014 Highlights

International Thespian
Champion, Film

Texas Thespians,
Main Stage Performance
The Secret Garden

11 Events Advance to
International Competition

10 Students Advance
to State Finals in
UIL Theatrical Design
(2nd Highest Number of
Any School in Texas)

Texas Top 12, UIL 5A
One-Act Play Competition
(Out of 257 schools)

Texas State Champion
UIL Film Contest
Division 2, Narrative

Texas State Champion
UIL Group
Theatrical Design

2nd Place in Texas,
UIL Set Design

4th Place in Texas,
UIL Marketing Design