Junior Thespian Festival 2014

The Junior Thespian Festival is a three-day celebration of theatre for middle school students (grades six through eight) and their teachers. This event provides Junior Thespians with opportunities to develop their theatre skills, make new friends, and share the theatre experience with their peers and teachers from around the country.

For more information on Junior Thespian Festival 2014, contact Craig Branch at cbranch@schooltheatre.org.

This weekend, Junior Thespians competed in the Junior Tech Challenge. The event featured six events: fold a drop, cable relay, costume quick change, prop shift, knot tying, and sew a button.

Tech challenge took place in two sessions. The following teams placed first in their session. Congratulations to the winners!! Each team member earned a $25 gift certificate for their school to use toward any purchase from Batts AVL.

First session

Winner: Team Clouds

Miranda Miller, Argyle Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 88845

Surya Ramakrishnan, Coppell Middle School West, Junior Thespian troupe 88607

Purvam Patel, Coppell Middle School West, Junior Thespian troupe 88607

Tricia Lee, Coppell Middle School West, Junior Thespian troupe 88607

Claire Harris, Coppell Middle School West, Junior Thespian troupe 88607

Trinity Fisher, Coppell Middle School West, Junior Thespian troupe 88607

Katriana Beard, Heritage Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 88352

Justin Nottingham, 88 Heritage Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 88352

Justin Boackle, Our Lady of the Valley School, Junior Thespian troupe 88732

Madelyn Vaughn, Our Lady of the Valley School, Junior Thespian troupe 88732

Brianna Haith, Viking Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 88093

Clara Lodesky, Viking Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 88093

Connor Bradley, Viking Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 88093

Second session

Winner: Team Tornado

Lauren Swasey, Champion Theme Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 89129

Jayce Mays, Champion Theme Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 89129

Victor Tranpark, Henry W. Grady Middle School, Junior Thespian 89041

Tatiana Brophy, Henry W. Grady Middle School, Junior Thespian 89041

Emeil Thornton, KIPP Sharpstown College Prep

Cameron Hunt, Klein Intermediate, Junior Thespian troupe 88899

Kamrey Mantz, Maurine Cain Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 89170

Katelyn Farmer, Mesa Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 89186

Ian Spillman, Mountain Ridge Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 88933

Collin  Bean, Mountain Ridge Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 88933

Kaylyn Koons, Oak Hall School, Junior Thespian troupe 88826

Cade Parham, Reynolds Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 89061      

Elizabeth Kirby, Reynolds Middle School, Junior Thespian troupe 89061