Fifteen Midway theatre students qualified for the International Thespian Festival in June. The Texas Thespian Festival (the state level) was held on Nov. 15-18 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine.
Christina Julian was selected as a new State Thespian Officer taking over for last year’s officer and Midway senior Nick Marquez.
Here are the results:
- Mia Scott advanced in Solo Musical
- Bethany Neubert and Taylor Neimer in Duet Musical
- Bethany Johnson, Abbie Harp, Ally Brown, Emma Horn, Andy Kanz, Chandler Cordon, Garret Butler, Tyler Sims for Group Musical
- Lindsay North with Scenic Design with a perfect score
- Holly Eaker with Sound Design and also received a perfect score
- Lindsey Hartgroves with Lighting Design
- Alexandra Lewis with Costume Construction
- Lauren Brown with Costume Design
- Improv Troupe also placed 3rd place in the Texas State Thespian Improvisation Challenge
Organized by the Educational Theatre Association and hosted by the University of Nebraska, the International Thespian Festival is from June 25-30. It is a long immersion experience in singing, dancing, acting, designing, directing, creating, and writing. The festival features workshops presented by theatre professionals, individual and group performances, programs for technical theatre students, and opportunities to audition for college admission and scholarships.
Midway’s students will fundraise through the spring semester to cover travel expenses. To contribute, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.