Thespian Talents

Each year, the Upper School drama program participates in the Georgia Thespian Conference, which features the Thespys, an optional competition where students can enter submissions in a variety of categories, from performance to technical to theatre marketing. These entries are sent prior to the annual conference to be adjudicated by three judges, who score in four levels:

Superior Rating (which qualifies the work for the International Thespian Festival competition in June 2023)

Excellent Rating 

Good Rating

Fair Rating

Director of Fine Arts Sean Bryan is thrilled to share this year’s Thespys results for Pace troupe 4424. Several of these pieces were performed in last week’s Upper School Winter Showcase. 

Superior Ratings: 

"Therapy" - Ava Byrne and Jack Schmitt

"Nine People's Favorite Thing" - Jackson Allegra, Carly Cannon, Oliver Loree, Hannah White

"Something Rotten" Theatre Marketing - Liam Nagle

"The Wiz" Theatre Marketing - Nailah Beachem 

Excellent Ratings: 

"39 Steps" - Zoe Albert, Jackson Allegra, Nailah Beachem, Lucy Bybee, Addison Davis, Emma Fleming, Jay Foster, Alex Goodrich, Will Hankins, Oliver Loree, Chris Mason, Leah Negero

"Freddy My Love" - Lyndsey Davis, Meghan Keller, Mary Ellis Irvin, Charlotte Vadnais  

"What's Up Dulac" - Jackson Allegra, Addison Davis, Nicholas Demba, Alex Goodrich, Will Hankins, Hannah Klein, Nicholas Lennon, Jordan Loughran, Chris Mason, Liam Nagle, Elsa Nagle, Charlotte Vadnais, Hannah White

"Ex Wives" - Makayli Anochie, Ava Byrne, Carly Cannon, Lyndsey Davis, Elsa Nagle, Hannah White