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Temple Makes It 28 Years in a Row!

Temple High School's One-Act Play Team advanced to bi-district during the district 12-6A contest on Saturday, March 7. 2020, at the Midway ISD Performing Arts Center. Other advancing schools included Midway and Waco High. Belton was the alternate. This marks the 28th year in a row that Temple has been a District Champion.

Named to the all-star cast were Sereniti Patterson (Macbeth) and Olivia Cabrera (Lady Macbeth). Named to the honorable mention all-star cast was Kerynn Eckenrode (Banquo). Named to the all-star tech team was Michael Jones (sound designer).

The next level of competition is the bi-district contest on Saturday, Apil 4 (revised date) at the Midway ISD Performing Arts Center. In addition to Midway and Waco High, Temple will be competing against Tyler Lee, Rockwall Heath and Rockwall High. Three of those schools will advance to area.

FACEBOOK PHOTO ALBUM from district contest by Mimansha Shrestha

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Temple High School
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415 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76504

Director
Natasha Tolleson
natasha.tolleson@tisd.org

Theatre Instructor,
Lights & Sound Teacher
Kayla Stewart
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Technical Director
Brad LaMotte (2020-2021)

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28 Years

Temple's UIL One-Act Play Team has been a District Champion for 28 years in a row (as of March 2020). No other UIL team at Temple High holds such a record.

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

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)

2018-2019 Highlights

Mrs. Tolleson Named a
TETA Educator of the Year

Texas Thespian Convention
All 8 Events Advance to
International Competition

STATE CHAMPION
Team Mask Making

STATE CHAMPION
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

2016-2017 Highlights

STATE CHAMPION
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

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