On My WayAs part of a fundraiser,  Thespian Troupe 1139 will showcase their award-winning individual events and One-Act play, Girl Gone, in the auditorium tonight, beginning at 6 p.m.

Admission is $5 students and $7 adults.  They will be selling hot concessions, like black and red beans, mini quesadillas and homemade pizza slices before and during the intermissions of the show.  Funds raised will help offset the expense of getting Troupe 1139 to Florida State competition and the Orlando Fringe Festival.

Troupe 1139 was one of the top performing at their District Competition, Nov. 21-22, at Dr. Phillips High School.

The competition One-Act Play, Girl Gone, earned:

  • Five Straight Superiors and a newly created award for
  • Best Ensemble (a new award)
  • All Star Crew (Abigail Smith, Vanessa Yanquen, Bri Dierksen and Grace Hamilton)
  • Best Technical Achievement
  • Kerry Alce also received the Best Supporting Actor award for his performance in Girl Gone
  • a vote to compete at the State Level (one of four One-Acts out of 20) 
  • an invite to perform at the 2015 Orlando International Fringe Festival.

 Thespian Troupe 1139  also took the highest honor of Best in Show in four categories.

Fifteen hundred students compete in these events, and judges only choose 1 performance to be the best of the day.  Boone winners were:

  • Kyleigh Caicedo for Makeup Design
  • Elizabeth Thornton for Monologues and Publicity Design
  • Kennedy Lawrence and Megan Williams for Duet Musical

Additionally, Luis Difo won the Musical Theatre Scholarship for the entire district.

 Total awards:

  • Best-in-Shows-  4
  • Superiors- 21
  • Excellents- 10

NOTE: This piece was written from information provided by drama director David Lee.



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