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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
Theatre Arts Department
415 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76504

Natasha Tolleson

Technical Director
Joe Lombardo

Theatre Instructor,
Lights & Sound Teacher
Kayla Stewart

YouTube (thespiansrus)

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)

5th Place
Baby with the Bathwater

Texas UIL 6A State Finals
One-Act Play Competition
(Out of 254 schools)

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