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Temple High Theatre Calendar 2017-2018

(Subject to change at any time by Mrs. Tolleson)

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

August 14 & 15 = Auditions for play Mrs. Tolleson is directing at Temple Civic Theatre
August 24 & 25 = Thespian Workdays before school starts
Friday, August 25 at 5 p.m. = Thespian Pool Party

Monday, September 4 = School holiday
September 5 & 6 = Auditions for A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tuesday, September 12 = High School Open House
September 29-October 8 = Performances of play Mrs. Tolleson is directing at Temple Civic Theatre

Saturday, October 14 = UIL Student Activity Conference (Super Saturday) in Austin
October 26-29 = Performances of A Midsummer Night's Dream

November 15-18 = Texas Thespian Convention, Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention
     Center, Grapevine — Performances of the Marathon Play Wonder of the World
November 19-26 = Thanksgiving Holidays
November 27 & 28 = Auditions for High School Musical
November 29 & 30 = Public Performances of the Marathon Play Wonder of the World

December 6-8 & 13-15 = Music rehearsals for High School Musical
December 16-31 = Christmas Holidays
December 17-20 = Choreography rehearsals for High School Musical (during Christmas holidays)

Monday, January 1 = School holiday
Tuesday, January 2 = Blocking rehearsals begin for High School Musical
Monday, January 15 = School holiday
January 24-27 = Texas Educational Theatre Association (TETA) Convention, Galveston

February 1-4 = Performances of High School Musical
February 5 & 6 = Auditions for the UIL One-Act Play
Saturday, February 10 =  Middle School One-Act Play Contest
Monday, February 12 = Public performances of Middle School One-Act Plays

Friday, March 9 = UIL One-Act District Contest at Temple High (date updated)
     Adjudicators: Susan Loughran, Michael Harlan, Lara Haddock
March 12-16 = Spring Break
Thursday, March 22 = UIL One-Act Bi-District Contest at University High in Waco,
     Adjudicators: Jerry Ayers, Erik Skiles, Norma Burks
Wednesday, March 28 = UIL One-Act Area Contest at University High in Waco
     Adjudicators: David Crawford, Eric Vera and Rachel Mattox
Thursday, March 29 = Temple is hosting a UIL 4A One-Act Area Contest (Districts 17-18-19-20)

April 12 & 13 = UIL One-Act Regional Contest at San Jacinto Community College in Pasadena,
     Adjudicators: Missey Head, Kelly Parker and Mandy Epley
April 23-25 = UIL One-Act State Contest
     Adjudicators: Kelsey Kling, Perry Crafton, Robin Robinson
Saturday, April 28 = Theatre Prom

Saturday, May 19 = Thespian Banquet

Saturday, June 2 = Graduation
June 3 & 4 = Auditions for Beauty and the Beast, being directed by Mrs. Tolleson at Temple Civic Theatre

July 20-August 5 = Performances of Beauty and the Beast, being directed
     by Mrs. Tolleson at Temple Civic Theatre


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