Carver Magnet HS Does Well at Texas State Thespian Festival

Carver Magnet HS Does Well at Texas State Thespian Festival
Posted on 11/28/2017
Texas Festival All State Cast PerformingCarver High School Theatre attended the Texas State Thespian Festival November 16-18, 2017Yasaar Ellis was elected a State Thespian Officer (STO) which is the student governing board for Texas Thespians.  Senior Ahreaile Holly is a current STO.  This year, 21 students received superior ratings and advanced to nationals.  The events are listed below:
Costume Design:          Ahreaile Holly
Scenic Design:             Mariah Turner
Duet Acting:                Ri'Chard Jordan & Arielle Wilson 
Duet Acting:                Quinton Jackson & Narius Nedd
Monologue:                 Kirby Jackson
Solo Musical:               Bishop Pearsall
Group Musical:            Sissi Arriaga, Armani Brown, Jazmyne Charles,  Lauryn Cornish, Yasaar Ellis, Ashley Harrison, Miriam Hernandez, Raphel Humphery, Jaila Stanley, Bailey Tucker, Ashlee Walker, Kevin Washington & Kai Womack

Students who received Excellent Ratings

Monologue:            Jaida Walker
Theatre Marketing: Jacoby Whitfield

The Duet Acting scene (Jordan & Wilson) was chosen as a main stage I.E. finalist meaning their scene received a perfect score from the judges.  In addition, Bishop Pearsall performed in the in the All State Closing Ceremony performance with Broadway actress Mamie Parris.  Bishop received a scholarship from Texas Thespians and another one from the James & Edna Adams New York Scholarship for a Broadway intensive this summer.

Also, seniors Bishop Pearsall & Ri'Chard Jordan auditioned for colleges and received a combined total of 28 callbacks from the following universities: Cal-Arts, Colorado Mesa, KD Conservatory, Lamar University, Long Island, Loyola University, Nebraska Wesleyan, NY Conservatory, Oklahoma City, Relativity School, Saint Mary of Minnesota, Savannah College of Art & Design, SMU, Southwestern, Stephen F Austin, Texas Lutheran, Texas State, Texas Tech, The New School, University of Cincinnati, University of Houston, University of Incarnate Word, University of Minnesota, University of Evansville, UT Austin, UT El Paso & West Texas A&M.

Way to go Carver Thespians!

Texas Thespians All State Cast
Texas Thespians All State Cast

 Texas Festival All State Cast
Texas Festival All State Cast