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Fall Musical Auditions Open to All of Temple ISD Hits: 1792
Mrs. Tolleson and the One-Act Play Seniors Hits: 1844
Temple One-Act Finishes 4th Place among Texas 5A Schools Hits: 1449
Parent Information for Temple's Trip to the State Meet Hits: 3769
Send-Off Performance Friday, April 20 at 7 PM Hits: 1630
Temple's One-Act Play at State Finals Tuesday, April 24 Hits: 2017
Theatre Students Advance to UIL Regional Academic Meet Hits: 2222
Temple One-Act Advances to UIL Regionals (Friday, April 13) Hits: 2056
Temple Hosting 4A Area One-Act Contest March 29 Hits: 1372
Seven Students Advance to UIL State Theatrical Design Hits: 1924
Temple One-Act Advances to Area Contest, March 28 Hits: 1492
Bi-District One-Act Contest Thursday, March 22 in Waco Hits: 10330
Temple One-Act Play Advances to Bi-District Hits: 2288
District Contest at Temple High Friday, March 9 Hits: 1488
Temple Returns to 6A in 2018-19 School Year Hits: 1782
Temple's 2018 Entry in the Annual UIL One-Act Contest Hits: 2353
Information About "On the Verge" Hits: 2863
Information on "High School Musical" Hits: 4917
Disney's High School Musical February 1-4, 2018 Hits: 2164
Temple Advances More To Nationals Than Any School Hits: 2450
High School Musical Auditions, Mon. & Tues., Nov. 27 & 28 Hits: 2068
Students Prepare for Texas Thespian Convention Hits: 1480
UIL Super Saturday Conference October 14 in Austin Hits: 1545
"Wonder of the World" Performances November 29 & 30 Hits: 1808
A Midsummer Night's Dream, October 26-29 Hits: 1912
A Midsummer Night's Dream Information Hits: 3414
Auditions for First 2017-18 Show to be September 5 & 6 Hits: 1930
Thespian Workday Thursday & Friday, August 24 & 25 Hits: 2493
Carlen Gilseth Joins Temple High Theatre Staff Hits: 3059


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

Kayla Stewart
Office 254-215-7278

Assistant Director
Evan Scott

Technical Director
Andy Reed

YouTube (thespiansrus)

30 Years

Temple's UIL One-Act Play Team has been a District Champion for 30 years in a row (as of March 2022). No other UIL team at Temple High holds such a record.

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2020-2021 Highlights

Texas Thespians:
18 Students Advance to
International Competition

State Champion:
Thespian Team Tech Design

Three Films Advance in
UIL Film Contest

Five State Qualifiers
in UIL Theatrical Design;
Group Wins Bronze Medal

District Speech: 10 of 15
Advancers were from Temple,
Two District Team Champs

UIL One-Act Play Student Body
Advances to State Meet
(5th Time in the last 6 Meets)
Final 8 out of 249 schools

State 2nd Runner-Up, UIL
Theatre Team Champions

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

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)

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

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)