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Information Page for "A Christmas Carol"

Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14 at 8 p.m.
Matinee: Sunday. December 15 at 2 p.m.
Limited seating on the stage of the Temple High Auditorium

Tickets: $10 in Advance, $12 at the Door

The Charles Dickens holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast, complete with vintage commercials and the magic of live sound effects.


Freddie Filmore (Shane Godfrey) portrays
     Scrooge, a cold-hearted miser

Jake Laurents (Austin Madsen) portrays
     Fred, Scrooge's nephew
     Boy, a boy singing carols at Scrooge's office
     Ghost of Christmas Present, the second of the spirits
     Peter, the older Cratchit son

Clifton Feddington (Corbin Burns) portrays
     Marley, the ghost of Scrooge's former partner
     First Man, a business associate of Scrooge's
     Belle's Husband, married to Scrooge's first love
     Undertaker's Man, at Old Joe's pawn shop

Harry Haywood (Terry Austin) portrays
     Bob Cratchit, Scrooge's clerk
     Fezziwig, Scrooge's former employer
     Second Man, a business associate of Scrooge's
     Old Joe, proprietor of a pawn shop

William St. Claire (Jackson Romans) portrays
     Young Scrooge, Ebenezer Scrooge as a young man
     Tiny Tim, the younger Cratchit son
     Little Boy, in Phipps commercial
     Topper, guest at Fred's Christmas party

Sally Applewhite (Natalie Greenfield) portrays
     Mrs. Cratchit, wife of Scrooge's clerk
     Belle, Scrooge's first and only love
     Charwoman, Scrooge's housekeeper
     Fred’s Wife, married to Scrooge's nephew

Lana Sherwood (Sophia Pacheco) portrays
     Plump Sister, sister to Fred's wife
     Ghost of Christmas Past, the first of the spirit
     Mrs. Fezziwig, the wife of Scrooge's former employer

Little Jackie Sparks (Jenna Bubenik) portrays
     Fan, Scrooge's younger sister
     Good Little Girl, in Phipps conmercial
     Fred's housekeeper, employed by Scrooge's nephew

Margie O’Brien (Alivea Johnson) portrays
     Naughty Little Girl, in Phipps commercial
     Gentlewoman, seeking charitable contributions
     Martha, the Cratchit daughter
     Laundress, Scrooge's laundress

Stage Manager (Jacob Edwards) portrays
     Santa, in Phipps commercial

Foley Table (sound effects) Technicians
     Jillian Knox
     Melody Oradesky
     Malaya Packer
     Kelsi Seiter
     Victoria Stanley

Commercial & Jingle Singers
     Kerynn Eckenrode
     Colin Fowler

     Samuel Davis II



Director = Kayla Stewart
Consultant = Natasha Tolleson
Technical Director = Joe Lombardo

Stage Manager = Penelope Gonzalez
Mentor for Stage Manager = Allie Quiroz

Set Crew = Amy Alacorn, Izabella Duckett. Ashli Haversperger. Cameron Hooper, Erica Lynch, Michael Rodriguez 

Costume Crew = Dacey Dulaney, Kerynn Eckenrode, Austin Madsen

Hair & Make-Up Crew = Olivia Cabrera, Genevieve Myers, Julia Prather, Mimansha Shrestha

Mentor for Props/Foley = Torrie Culp

Light Crew = Janice Cody

Publicity Crew = Kylie Burke, Sereniti Patterson

House Manager = Lauren Bruckbauer
Front-of-the-House Crew = DJ Grigsby, Kyle Kilgore, Holden Rounds, Marshall Thomas


REMOVED FROM THE COMPANY = Michelle Boyles, Macy Parks, Liam Bro, Ethan Burrier, Thomas Painter


Subject to change

Monday 12/09 = 4:15-8:00 Run Through, Add hair and make-up
Tuesday 12/10 = 4:15-8:00 Run Through
Wednesday 12/11 = 4:15-8:00 Run Through
Thursday 12/12 = 4:15-8:00 Final Dress Rehearsal
Friday 12/13 = 8:00 Peformance #1, Call at 6:00 PM
Saturday 12/14 = 8:00 Peformance #2, Call at 6:00 PM
Sunday 12/15 = 2:00 Performance #3, Call at 12 Noon, STRIKE following
    Everyone must stay for STRIKE






Thespian Troupe #1966
Temple High School
Theatre Arts Department
415 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76504

Kayla Stewart
Office 254-215-7278

Assistant Director
Evan Scott

Technical Director
Andy Reed

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30 Years

Temple's UIL One-Act Play Team has been a District Champion for 30 years in a row (as of March 2022). No other UIL team at Temple High holds such a record.

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2020-2021 Highlights

Texas Thespians:
18 Students Advance to
International Competition

State Champion:
Thespian Team Tech Design

Three Films Advance in
UIL Film Contest

Five State Qualifiers
in UIL Theatrical Design;
Group Wins Bronze Medal

District Speech: 10 of 15
Advancers were from Temple,
Two District Team Champs

UIL One-Act Play Student Body
Advances to State Meet
(5th Time in the last 6 Meets)
Final 8 out of 249 schools

State 2nd Runner-Up, UIL
Theatre Team Champions

2019-2020 Highlights

Texas Thespian Convention
Six Events Advance to
International Competition

Named a Texas Thespian
Outstanding Troupe (1 of 6)

Named Texas Thespian
All-Star Troupe (1 of 23)

Second Place in Texas
Team Mask Making

Performed Marathon Play
Wilderness for 500 people

UIL One-Act Play Mac Beth
District Champion. Contests
after district were cancelled

2018-2019 Highlights

Mrs. Tolleson Named a
TETA Educator of the Year

Texas Thespian Convention
All 8 Events Advance to
International Competition

Team Mask Making

Team Set Design

Nominee, Texas Thespian
Troupe of the Year (1 of 6)

5th Place
Baby with the Bathwater

Texas UIL 6A State Finals
One-Act Play Competition
(Out of 254 schools)

5th Place in Texas, Div. 2
UIL Dramatic Design Group

2017-2018 Highlights

Texas Thespian Convention
All 10 Events Advance to
International Competition
(More than any other troupe)

Texas Thespian Performance
of Wonder of the World

Texas Thespian All-Star
Troupe (1 of 10 in Texas)

Nominee, Texas Thespian
Troupe of the Year (1 of 3)

4th Place On the Verge
Texas UIL 5A State Finals
One-Act Play Competition
(Out of over 250 schools)