FHS Students Advance to 2016 State UIL Theatrical Design Contest

IMAG1512_1Five Frenship High School Theatre students have advanced to the 2016 State UIL Theatrical Design Contest. Each year students receive a new prompt outlining the competition details and this year’s was an update of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”. The play originally set in Scotland during the Middle Ages had to be updated into a different time and/or a different place.

Students could compete in either four individual competitions or one group entry representing the school. The State Advancing students will travel to Austin in May for their final competition.

IMAG1560_1Group State Qualifiers

Stephanie Locke (Jr.) – Set Design

Cydnee Augesen (Jr.) – Costuming

Rachel McCumber (Jr.) – Hair and Makeup

Abriana Medrano (Sr.) – Marketing

Individual State Qualifier

Lauren Boatright (Soph.)- Costuming

“The level of design and work that goes into this competition is simply staggering,” said April Langehennig, theater teacher at FHS. “Students are working at Graduate and Professional levels of design. They completely rose to the challenge and I couldn’t be more proud.”