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Vintage Hitchcock Performs November 19-21 in Auditorium

The first indoor show of the school year will be Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play  by Joe Landry. Performances will be Thursday-Saturday, November 19-21 at 8 p.m. in the auditorium. There is NOT a Sunday matinee for this show. (Please note that this show performs during the first weekend of Fall/Thanksgiving break.) The play is by the same author and has the same format as A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play that was performed at Temple High in December 2019.
     Because of COVID requirements, all seats will be reserved and properly spaced. Because all seats are reserved, students will not be able to check out tickets to sell. Tickets are available online at CentralTexasTickets.com or from the Temple ISD Fine Arts Office. Available seats are shown in green on the ticketing website.
     Spies, murder, love, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1950s radio broadcast of the master of suspense's earlier films. With "The Lodger," "Sabotage" and "The 39 Steps," Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play is a triple feature, complete with vintage commercials, that recreates a daring train chase, a serial killer's ominous presence, and a devastating explosion through the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring.
     Cast and production staff are listed on the show's Information Page.

      ONLINE TICKETS

Below is the article that appeared on the front page of the Temple Daily Telegram on November 19, 2020. It was written by Joel Valley with photo by Christian Hernandez.

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Thespian Troupe #1966
Temple High School
Theatre Arts Department
415 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76504

Director
Natasha Tolleson
Office 254-215-7278
natasha.tolleson@tisd.org

Theatre Instructor,
Lights & Sound
Kayla Stewart
kayla.stewart@tisd.org

Technical Director
Alicia Green
alicia.green@tisd.org
 

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29 Years

Temple's UIL One-Act Play Team has been a District Champion for 29 years in a row (as of March 2021). 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

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

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)