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Information Page about "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

By Charles M. Schulz
Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson
Stage Adaptation by Eric Schaeffer
By Special Arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson

Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 9 at 2 p.m.
Seating on the Temple High School Stage
Enter through the blue double doors on the front of the main school building just to the right of the theatre loading dock and to the left of the student center doors.

Cocoa and Christmas Cookies will be served before the show
Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door (if availableock
Credit cards only accepted online. Tickets at the door are check or cash only.
Seating will be limited 



Charlie Brown = Daniel Salazar
Snoopy = Sierra Amalbert
Lucy = Kerryn Eckenrode
Linus, Lucy's younger brother = Austin Madsen
Pig Pen = Seth Little
Frieda = Kylie Burke
Schroeder = Anthony Williamson
Violet = Genevieve Myers
Sally, Charlie Brown's younger sister = Anna Gontscharow
Patty = Olivia Cabrera
Shermy = D’Andre Wright
Twins = Rebecca Alley and Allison Quiroz
Skaters = Chris Hitt, Erica Lynch, Torrie Culp, Michael Rodriguez, Joseph Espinoza



Director = Natasha Tolleson
Technical Director = Carlen Gilseth
Choreographer, Lights & Sound Supervisor = Kayla Stewart
Musical Director = Chris Hitt
Music Design = Jody Donaldson
Adult Costume Coordinators = Connie Gilseth and Janet Donaldson

Stage Manager = Morgan Madsen
Prop Mistresses = Mimansha Shrestha and Sereniti Patterson
Props Crew = Jasmin Buckner, Alyssa Amador, Kayla Eagui, Penelope Gonzales
Make-Up & Hair Crew Chief = Anaiya Harris
Make-Up & Hair crew = Jonathan Equels, Baylee Black, Julia Prather
Costume Mistress = Brianna Alexander
Costume Crew = Lauren Bruckbauer, Violet Thomas, 
     Dacey Dulaney, Charlie Howard, Jillian Knox, Audrianna Portillo
Set Foreman = Raymond Garcia
Set Crew = Chris Hitt, Michael Rodriguez, Caleb Gommert, Simon Juarez,
     Erica Lynch, Colin Fowler, Esalma Mojica, Michelle Boyles, Ashlyn Farley,
     Isabel Poehlmann, Phillip Aragon, Jalilah Brooks, Gregory Hubar, Alan Heidmets 
Sound = Michael Jones
Lights = Ricardo Fontanez
Publicity = Joseph Espinoza, Torrie Culp
House Manager = Torrie Culp


DELETED FROM THE COMPANY = BreeAnna Laman, Joseph Loeffler, Terry Austin


T-Shirt and Sweatshirt Artwork Design

Bookbag Design #1

Button Design #1

Poster Design




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

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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)