Troupe #5988 of the International Thespian Society sent delegates to the Nevada State Thespian Festival over the weekend of March 10 – 12. The Festival was held at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. The Festival offers workshops from professionals in the theatre industry, adjudications for performers and technicians, as well as Main Stage plays performed by various high schools. Some of the workshops provided were stage combat , molding and casting wounds, technical knowledge and more.
White Pine High School had eighteen delegates, some of whom performed and some just participated in the Festival. August Gummere ranked an Excellent with his short film “6.” Also ranking Excellent were solo and duet musicals, and acting molologues which included songs and scenes by August Gummere, Harrison Jernigan, Kimber Loftus, Abby Jernigan, Sarah Bennett, Hanna Barber, Bailey Rose and Cameryn Lamare. Some performers received excellent rankings in more than one category. Receiving a ranking of Good in both songs and scenes were Kyle Nicolls, Ray Tellechea and Catherine Odgers.