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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
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