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Temple High Theatre Calendar 2020-2021

(Subject to change)

Rehearsal schedules for each show are listed on the show's Information Page


Tuesday, 10/20 = Auditions for Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play, 4 p.m. in the auditorium
Thursday, 10/22 and Saturday, 10/24 = Performances of This I Know,
     an evening of original monologues
Saturday, 10/24 = 1st Saturday of Texas Thespians Virtual State Convention 

Saturday, 11/7 = 2nd Saturday of Texas Thespians Virtual State Convention
Wednesday, 11/18 through Saturday, 11/21 = Performances of Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play
Saturday, 11/21 = 3rd Saturday of Texas Thespians Virtual State Convention
November 23-27 = Thanksgiving / Fall Break
Monday, 11/30 and Tuesday, 12/1 = Auditions for Chicago the musical (high school edition)

Saturday, 12/5 = 4th Saturday of Texas Thespians Virtual State Convention
December 21-January 4 = Christmas / Winter Break

Monday, 1/18 = Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 4 through 7 = Performances of Chicago the musical (high school edition)

Monday, 2/8 = Temple High's Submission Deadline for UIL Theatrical Design
     (Student deadline will be earlier)
Monday, 2/15 = President's Day

Saturday, 3/13 = UIL One-Act Play District Contest, Temple High School
     (8 schools, performances begin at 12 noon)
March 15-19 = Spring Break
Thursday, 3/25 = UIL One-Act Play Bi-District Contest, Waxahachie PAC
     Adjudicators: Phillip Taylor, Susan Gainer, Joe Brown

Friday, 4/2 = Good Friday
Friday, 4/2 = UIL One-Act Play Area Contest, Midway PAC
     Adjudicators: Terri Castleberry, Melissa Green, Allan Otto
April 16 or 17 = UIL Onw-Act Play Region Contest, University High, Waco
     Adjudicators: Alanna Patterson, Eric Vera, John Ore 
Wednesday, 4/28 = UIL Theatrical Design State Finals

Saturday, 5/1 = UIL One-Act Play State Finals
     Adjudicators: Kim Frederick, Kelsey Kling, Kathy Harvey
May = Spring Spotlight, an evening of short plays
Monday, 5/31 = Memorial Day

Saturday 6/12 = Graduation

July = The Lion King, a district-wide summer musical. All Temple ISD students, faculty, staff and 2021 graduates will be able to audition. Rehearsals will be flexible.

ThespiansR.Us

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

Director
Natasha Tolleson
natasha.tolleson@tisd.org

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

Technical Director
Brad LaMotte
bradlee.lamotte@tisd.org

YouTube (thespiansrus)
TWITTER Account

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

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)

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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