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Temple One-Act Play Advances to Area

Temple's UIL One-Act Play team advanced from bi-district to the area contest on Friday, April 1. The bi-district contest was held at College Station High School. Temple is now one of only 48 schools remaining in this single-elimination statewide tournament.

Emma Tolleson was named bi-district Best Actress. Andrew Tye was named to the All-Star Cast, and Latrice Scott was selected for the Honorable Mention All-Star Cast. Sam Little was named an All-Star Technician.

The area contest will be Friday, April 8 at Lone Star College, 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball TX 77375. Competition begins at 10:30 a.m. with Temple as the first show. (Rehearsals are the day before.) Admission is $10 per person. Three of the six schools will advance to the regional contest.

Competitors include:
10:30 a.m. Temple High, Bug
*11:30 a.m. Brenham High, She Kills Monsters
*12:30 p.m. Tomball High, After Juliet
1:30 to 2 p.m. Intermission
*2:00 p.m. College Station High, Othello
*3:00 p.m. Magnolia High, Bob: A Life in Five Acts
*4:00 p.m. Pflugerville Connally, Mrs. Packard
*Shows run back-to-back so performance times are approximated.

Temple's UIL team at College Station High School

CLICK HERE for Information Page  with cast and crew listings.



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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27 Years

Temple's UIL One-Act Play team has been the District Co-Champion for 27 years in a row (as of March 2019). No other UIL team at Temple High holds such a record.

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2018-2019 Highlights

Mrs. Tolleson Named a
TETA Educator of the Year

Texas Thespian Convention
All 8 Events Advance to
International Competition

Team Mask Making

Team Set Design

Nominee, Texas Thespian
Troupe of the Year (1 of 6)

2017-2018 Highlights

Texas Thespian Convention
All 10 Events Advance to
International Competition
(More than any other troupe)

Texas Thespian Performance
of Wonder of the World

Texas Thespian All-Star
Troupe (1 of 10 in Texas)

Nominee, Texas Thespian
Troupe of the Year (1 of 3)

4th Place On the Verge
Texas UIL 5A State Finals
One-Act Play Competition
(Out of over 250 schools)

2016-2017 Highlights

Texas UIL Hair & Make-Up
Design (Division 2)

5th Place in Texas, Div. 2
UIL Dramatic Design Group

14 Students Advance to
International Competition

Texas Thespian Mainstage
3 Performances of Cabaret