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Temple Hosting 1A Area One-Act Contest April 9

Temple High School will be hosting the 1A Area Contest for Districts 25-26-27-28 on Saturday, April 9, in the Temple High School auditorium. Performances begin at 3 p.m. and will run back-to-back. Admission is $5 per person. Natasha Tolleson is serving as contest manager. Three of the six schools will advance to the Regional Contest on Saturday, April 23, at Blinn College in Brenham.

The performance schedule with *approximate times is: 
3 p.m. 27/28-2 Douglass High, Crimes of the Heart
*3:50 p.m. 27/28-1 Chireno High, Amazing Grace
*4:40 p.m. 25/26-1 Bynum High, The Attempted Murder of Peggy Sweetwater
*5:30 p.m. 27/28-3 Mt. Enterprise High, Mrs. Packard
*6:20 p.m. 25/26-2 Abbott High, Mariner
*7:10 p.m. 25/26-3 Lometa High, Voice of the Prairie

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

Director
Natasha Tolleson
natasha.tolleson@tisd.org

Theatre Instructor,
Lights & Sound Teacher
Kayla Stewart
kayla.stewart@tisd.org

Technical Director
Brad LaMotte (2020-2021)

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28 Years

Temple's UIL One-Act Play Team has been a District Champion for 28 years in a row (as of March 2020). No other UIL team at Temple High holds such a record.

2019-2020 Highlights

Texas Thespian Convention
Six Events Advance to
International Competition

Named a Texas Thespian
Outstanding Troupe (1 of 6)

Named Texas Thespian
All-Star Troupe (1 of 23)

Second Place in Texas
Team Mask Making

Performed Marathon Play
Wilderness for 500 people

UIL One-Act Play Mac Beth
District Champion. Contests
after district were cancelled

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)

2018-2019 Highlights

Mrs. Tolleson Named a
TETA Educator of the Year

Texas Thespian Convention
All 8 Events Advance to
International Competition

STATE CHAMPION
Team Mask Making

STATE CHAMPION
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)

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

2016-2017 Highlights

STATE CHAMPION
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

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