PRESS RELEASE


March 23, 2017

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Tiger Theatre Company Advancing to Area One-Act Play Competition

Texarkana, TX – The Tiger Theatre Company of Texas High School is now advancing to the 5A Region 2, Area 2 UIL One-Act Play competition after taking top awards during the District and Bi-District events for their production of The Axeman’s Requiem.

Awards received during the District 16-5A contest in Sulphur Springs, TX on March 8 included: First Place Overall Rating for Cast Performance; Best Actor - Gabe Lohse; Best Actress – London Edwards; All-Star Cast Honorable Mention – Bree Barnett; Outstanding Technical Award – Madison Sutton.

During the Bi-District UIL One-Act Play competition in Mesquite, TX on March 21, awards earned included: Play Advancing; All-Star Cast – London Edwards; Honorable Mention All-Star Cast – Brennon Cope and Victoria Perez; Honorable Mention All-Star Cast for Ensemble – Technical Crew – Robin Cooper, Nadia Fryer, Katie Dusek, Jonathan Rowland, Madison Sutton; Outstanding Technical Award – Robin Cooper.

The 5A Region 2, Area UIL One-Act Play contest will be held on Saturday, April 1 at Plano West Senior High School in Plano, TX. Performances begin at Noon with Texas High School scheduled for 3:00 p.m.

Student members of the One-Act Play Cast and Crew are: Paisley Allen; Bree Barnett; Elicia Bilyeu; Mikenzie Blase; Robin Cooper; Brennon Cope; Katie Dusek; London Edwards; Nadia Fryer; Steven Geiger; Kaitlyn Gordon; Grace Hickey; Mason Higginbotham; Colton Johnson; Gabe Lohse; Drew Martindale; Kaitlyn McKinley; Kayleigh Moreland; Victoria Perez; Jonathan Rowland; Linda Sanchez; Sam Sanchez; Shelby Steele and Madison Sutton.

The THS UIL One-Act Play is under the direction of Lisa Newton, Trent Hanna and Amy Kemp. Chuck Zach is UIL Coordinator.

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