Junior Thespians Finish Strong at State Competition

Canterbury Troupe 89393 had a strong showing at the recent Junior Thespian State Competition in Orlando, January 13-16, 2022.
The Cougar junior thespians represented Canterbury in scene writing, ensemble acting, duet acting, monologue, solo musical, and costume design. Of the ten pieces brought to the state competition, seven received 'Superior' marks, the highest mark a junior thespian can receive.

"We are very proud of the troupe and how they performed, especially considering this was the first in-person state trip for everyone in the troupe," said middle school theatre teacher Mr. Lynch. "It was a great weekend for them learning and growing as performers, while workshopping with professionals in the industry."

Below are official results from all pieces brought to states. Congratulations to all our junior thespians on a job well done! 

Student NameCategoryName of Piece (MARK)
Ari M. '28Scene WritingThe Game Show (SUPERIOR)
Max D. '26, Amelia P. '26, Alissa P. '26, Elan R. '27Ensemble ActingDear Diary (SUPERIOR)
Carlie M. '28, Elizabeth E. '26, Mia W. '26Ensemble ActingThe Funeral (EXCELLENT)
Lucy S. '28, Sophia C. '28Duet ActingBoys, Boys, Boys (EXCELLENT)
Carlie M. '28, Lila E. '27Duet ActingDitzies (SUPERIOR)
Yanissah F. '26MonologueStupid Cupid (EXCELLENT)
Ari M. '28MonologueYouTube Star (SUPERIOR
Yanissah F. '26Solo MusicalWaiting For Life- Once on this Island (SUPERIOR)
Isabella F. '27Solo MusicalShe Used To Be Mine-Waitress (SUPERIOR)
Harli H. '28Costume DesignMary Poppins (SUPERIOR)