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By Dominique Morisseau

January 24-25-26 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, January 27 at 2 p.m.
Seating on the Temple High Stage
Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door


Raylynn = Sereniti Patterson
Toria = Mimansha Shrestha
Asha = Olivia Cabrera
Justin = D’Andre Wright
Colin = Seth Little
De’Andre = Matthew Harris

Ensemble = Rebecca Alley, Sierra Amalbert, Terry Austin, Kylie Burke, Torrie Culp,
Kerynn Eckenrode, Alan Heidmets, Chris Hitt, Tiye‘Jainaiye Jackson-Glass,
Erica Lynch, Dominic Martinez, Genevieve Myers, Michael Rodriguez,
Daniel Salazar and Anthony Williamson


Director = Carlen Gilseth
Lights & Sound Supervisor = Kayla Stewart
Producer = Natasha Tolleson
Stage Manager = Anaiya Harris
Sound = Ashlyn Farley
Lighting = Isabel Poehlmann
Projections Designer = Audrey Portillo
Publicity Director = Joseph Espinoza
Properties Mistress = Allison Quiroz
Properties Crew = Jasmin Buckner, Penelope Gonzalez 
Costume Mistress = Brianna Alexander
Costume Crew = Lauren Bruckbauer, Dacey Dulaney, Jillian Knox, Julia Prather
Hair & Make-Up Mistress = Baylee Black
Set Crew Chief = Simon Juarez
Set Crew = Michelle Boyles, Colin Fowler, Caleb Gommert, Angel Rendon, Jose Martinez Torres


Last updated December 20, 2018




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

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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)

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)

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