Cypress Creek High School students sucessful at theater convention
Nine Cypress Creek High School students qualified for the Educational Theatre Association's National Thespian Festival after competing at the State Thespian Convention Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1.
The school made the announcement Wednesday, Dec. 5. According to a press release from Cypress Creek High School, the following students qualified:
• Ben Granger and Anna Barnes, duet acting, “Asleep on the Wind” by Ellen Byron
• Chad Dyer, solo monologue, "K2 and Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World"
• Andi Dinehart, Lindsey Vrana and Alex Martinez, group musical,” It’s Been a Long Day” from “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”
• Nathan Crooks, solo musical, “I am Aldolpho” from “The Drowsy Chaperone”
• Brice Phillips, stage management
• Huynh Pham, sound design
Gina Magee, Phillips, Vrana and Barnes also placed third for hair and makeup design for "The Lion King."
"I am so proud of these students for their accomplishments," said Marilyn Ocker, theatre arts director, in the release. "They have been working very diligently on their selections, in addition to classroom requirements, and the after-school rehearsals for 'The Crucible.' They deserve this recognition."
The national festival is scheduled for Wednesday to Monday, June 26 to July 1 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Cypress Creek High School is at 9815 Grant Road, Houston.
For more information, call 281-897-4200 or visit www.schools.cfisd.net.
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