What’s Happening with Caddo Magnet Players

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Next Parent Drama Guild Meeting Thursday, March 8th at 6:00 in Lecture Hall Officer nominations and election for next year.


For information on tFringe Trip see the CMP page  For info on the previous trip see the Fringe Festival page.  For information on Nationals check the ITS Page.


State

The Caddo Magnet Players attended the International Thespian Society Louisiana State Festival.  63 students and 8 parent/chaperones attended.  There were 24 Troupes in attendance from all over the State;   700 students in all.  Kate Howell, State Board Representative for 2016-17 helped to lead the festival with her 5 counterparts from around the state.

At their state festival professionals from nationals votes for a single one-act to represent their state at Nationals in June. 
Duke Pierce directed a smash hit one act starring Brody Tolliver and Carter Rimmer. Received a standing ovation at performance.   Down Came The Rain was chosen to be the Chapter Select production at Nationals representing Louisiana.  Congratulations to director Duke Pierce and performers extraordinaire Brody Tolliver and Carter Rimmer  

Each school can take up to five acts for both performance and technical Individual Events.

In Individual Events

  • Carter Rimmer received superior in Monologue
  • Kate Howell and Theresa Johnson recieved superior in Solo Musical.
  • Theresa Johnson was called back for top three
  • Damarius Kennedy received superior in Costume design AND CONSTRUCTION
  • Kendall Goff received superior in Set Design

College Auditions

Seniors: Tara ButlerAmanda-Marie DavisSummer JonesEric Kirton, Duke Pierce auditioned for colleges scholarships from Louisiana Colleges and the ITS financial awards.

Loyola, La Tech, LSU, BPCC, and Louisiana College called everyone back.  NSU called back
Tara Butler, Amanda-Marie Davis, Eric Kirton, and Duke Pierce

Tara Butler won first place in Technical Theatre College Scholarships (that comes with a check!)

Amanda-Marie Davis placed 2nd in College Scholarship performance. (It comes with a check!) She performed in the closing ceremonies before the 700 attendees.

Out of 700 6 are chosen for STO state Board. Carter Rimmer is the State Rep for 2018-19.  This is the  13th year to have a Magnet student on the Board.

Brody Tolliver and Zoe Walker came in third in Tech Challenge.
Sarah Lord was second in Theatre Trivia.
JUNIOR, Damarius Kennedy, so impressed the judges with her costume construction that the costumer at NSU has already offered her a scholarship.  The head of NSU costume department said to me “I know that she will get many offers at Nationals but I really want her!”

The other students attended workshops, enjoyed a dance, and watched performances from around the state.  I received many compliments on the excellent behavior of our students.


Updated Calendar for the YEAR Important dates 2017-18 pdf

To join Remind:  Text @ab3k9 to 81010

Powerpoint from Parent Meeting  Caddo Magnet Players (1)

Thank our supporters Ongoing list of P & C Sponsors pdf

 

 

 

 


EVER WANTED TO BE A PRODUCER OR A DIRECTOR?

We are in the midst of our yearly fundraising to continue producing internationally award winning plays.  Please help us by contacting a business you know or by having your family participate in the effort.  Check our Forms section for a letter and giving options.

Producer – $500                  Director – $250

Stage Manager – $150        Crew Head – $100

House Manager – $50        Usher – $25

Our sponsors so far:  support-list-for-webpage-pdf