On February 25th and 26th, Richland Springs High School hosted a One Act Play Clinic in the cafetorium. Royal Brantley, winner of the Founders’ Award 2010 from the Texas Educational Theatre Association, was the clinician. Mr. Brantley is head of the theatre department at West Texas A&M in Canyon, Texas. He is a past president of TETA and has directed over 90 full productions. Some of his productions have performed in the Kennedy Center and won numerous awards on the college level. Brantley also works as an actor during the summer months. Mr. Brantley critiqued and worked with teachers and students from Miles, Burnet, Hendrickson High School of Pflugerville, Copperas Cove, Llano, Sonora, San Saba and Richland Springs. Play Casts and Directors were given constructive criticism on how to improve their productions for the upcoming UIL contests.
San Saba High School will be performing their One Act Play entry, Moon Over Buffalo, for the public on Tuesday, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m., and Richland Springs will be performing their One Act Play entry, Close Ties, for the public on March 22 nd with the spaghetti supper beginning at 6:00 and the play to begin at 7:00. Participants in the Richland Springs One Act Play as members of the cast are these: Emily Smith, Elbert Thomas, Sara Hedley, Marsha McMillan, Brooklyn McGinty, Kelyn Green, Haustin Burkhart, Brennen McGinty. Stephen Fowler and Tommy Hollon are the technicians while Denim Reeves, Callie Teel, Katelyn Teel, and Jonathan Patino serve as crew and alternates. Close Ties is directed by Patsy Hall.