Walter Trumbauer State Theatre Competition Results


  • Wednesday, Decemebr 6, 2023 -- Over the past weekend, 13 Spartan Theatre students competed at the Walter Trumbauer State Theatre Competition in 17 individual events. The students did amazing! Twelve individual events received 'Excellent' ratings and five individual events received 'Superior' ratings. 

    The following students were placed in the top 3 in their individual categories:  

    • 1st Place: Olivia Mahoney - Musical Dramatic 2017 - present - Novice

    • 2nd Place: Josie Gagliano - Acting Comedic 1901-1974 - Intermediate

    Twelve events that received 'Superior' ranking for their performance:

    • Lillian O’Keeffe- Acting Dramatic 1901-1974 - Novice

    • Camden Rhodes - Acting Comedic 2005 - present - Intermediate

    • Olivia Carns & Josie Gagliano- Duet Reader’s Theatre Comedic - Intermediate

    • Lillian O’Keeffe & Camden Rhodes - Duet Acting Comedic 1975-present - Intermediate

    • Maggie Bearden - Musical Dramatic 2017 - present - Novice

    • Wiley Cooper - Musical Dramatic 1980 - 2016 - Novice

    • Lily Padgett - Musical Dramatic 1980 - 2017 - Intermediate

    • Mari Miller & Lily Padgett - Duet Musical Dramatic 1975 - present - Intermediate 

    • Maggie Bearden - Playwriting - Novice

    • Austin Langton - Playwriting - Varsity

    • Caitlin Speak - Scene Design - Novice

    • William Stringfellow  - Stage Management - Novice

    Five events received 'Excellent' rankings for their performance:  

    • Olivia Carns - Acting Dramatic 1975-2004 - Novice

    • Austin Langton - Musical Comedic 1980 - 2016 -Intermediate

    • Mari Miller - Musical Dramatic 1980 - 2017 - Varsity

    • Maggie Bearden - Playwriting - Novice

    • Austin Langton - Playwriting - Varsity

    Also, from Spartan Theatre’s production of The Frogs, two cast members were placed on the All-Star Cast for the State of Alabama (Austin Langton & Mari Miller) and the performance won an overall Superior Rating!