Alabama Thespian Festival Results
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 -- MBHS Theatre students attended the Alabama Thespian Festival on February 18th -19th and performed extremely well! Below is a list of accomplishments/awards:
Amy Beth Hudson: Best Troupe Display
Mary Margaret Stephenson: Theatre Marketing
Playwriting Showcase: Austin Langton, Two Projections
Best Supporting Lead in a Chapter Select: Mari Miller for Baker in A Game
Theatre for Life Scholarship: Mary Margaret Stephenson
Troupe Director of the Year: Jane Ganey
Austin Langton and Mary Margaret Stephenson both received superior rankings in their categories, which makes them both eligible to attend and compete at the International Thespian Festival at the University of Indiana this summer. Chris Woodry also competed in the playwriting category, receiving an excellent for his play, A Tall Boy. MBHS's Theatre also competed in the Chapter Select Festival, where schools can submit a one-act play. This was the first time for MBHS's Theatre to compete with a student-directed one-act. Directed by Mary Margaret Stephenson, the performance received an excellent overall and Mari Miller was awarded Best Supporting Lead in a Chapter Select for the role of Baker.
Students who attended also participated in several workshops and master classes hosted by professionals from around the country! Students were exposed to a variety of areas in the performing arts, including choreography, advocacy for the arts, advanced acting skills, period makeup techniques, puppetry, technical design, and many more.
--Submitted by Jane Ganey--