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L.D. Bell and Bedford JH Theater Students Advance to National Competition

Posted November 23, 2021

The L.D. Bell High School and Bedford Junior High Theatre troupe just returned home from an incredible week at Texas Thespians. Eleven of these students advanced to the 2022 International Thespian Society's National Competition in Bloomington, Indiana. There is a possibility that more honorees may be identified as part of an upcoming second round of national qualifiers. Additionally, three of our students received awards at the state level, a tremendous accomplishment. These are record numbers for both schools!

 

L.D. Bell Theatre Troupe 949 ITS National Qualifiers:

  • Trinity Duhon, LDB/ CJH Alum, 12th - Senior Monologue Acting 
  • Edith Lara, LDB/ HJH Alum, 12th - Senior Duet Acting
  • Damien Tufo, LDB/ BJH Alum, 12th - Senior Duet Acting 
  • Piper Daniel, LDB/ CJH Alum, 12th - Senior Solo Musical 
  • Camden Shaw, LDB/ BJH Alum, 11th - Junior Solo Musical
  • Kylia Murphy,LDB/ BJH Alum, 10th - Sophomore Duet Acting
  • Rose (Emily) Smith, LDB/ BJH Alum, 10th - Sophomore Duet Acting
  • Lilly Tillotson, BJH, 9th - Freshman Stage Management
  • Ava Aguirre, BJH, 9th - Freshman Group Acting
  • Ryan Ingram, BJH, 9th - Freshman Group Acting
  • Maeve McCall, BJH, 9th - Freshman Group Acting

L.D. Bell Theatre Troupe 949 Texas Thespian State Award Recipients

  • Edith Lara, LDB/ HJH Alum, 12th - 3rd Place in State - Playwriting - Spring Cleaning
  • Trinity Duhon, LDB/ CJH Alum, 12th - All-Star Improvist 
  • Lauren Delaney, LDB, 10th - All-Star Troupe Winner
The troupe also competed in the State Marathon Play Competition with a performance of The Audition.
 
Group photo of student theatre troupe
students pointing toward upset actor during performance