TTAO Spring Newsletter – April 2021

CONGRATULATIONS!

To the 2021 State OAP Contest Managers and Adjudicators:

1A – CM
Aimee Ingham Kasprzyk

Judges
Alison Frost
Jerry Cotton
Yvonne Phillips-Dupree

2A – CM
Mike Doggett

Judges
Deb Shaw
Mariana Jones Meaders
Freddie Buckner

3A – CM
Larry Carpenter

Judges
Scott Allen
Margaret Valenta Davis
Terri Castleberry

4A – CM
Carla Schumann

Judges
Phillip Morgan
Kim Kao Hines
Travis Springfield

5A – CM
Amy Jordan

Judges
Cathy Huvar
Gary Davis
Lisa Hale

6A – CM
Jerry Ivins

Judges
Michael Kim Frederick
Kelsey Altom Kling
Kathy L Harvey

TTAO VIRTUAL ADJUDICATOR CERTIFICATION

ELIGIBILITY
Eligible judges MAY NOT be involved in the direction of an official UIL One-Act play entry during the academic year in which they serve as a judge. This applies at ANY level (high school or middle school). All potential judges must submit an application to be approved for participation. Potential judges should possess the following:

Undergraduate degree in theatre* AND at least one of the following:

  • 5 or more years of post-degree professional theatre experience
  • 5 or more years of post-degree educational theatre experience
  • and/or advanced degree in theatre

*Potential adjudicators who do not possess a degree in theatre but who have VERY significant educational theatre experience will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Can I miss part of the workshop and still certify?
A: No. You must attend all parts of the certification workshop to certify. No exceptions.

Q: Who is eligible to certify?
A: Anyone who is not directing or contributing to an official UIL OAP at the high school or middle school level and has a theatre background (as described above) may apply to certify.

Q: If I have questions whom do I contact?
A: Craig Hertel: craighertel@gmail.com

Register Here: https://bit.ly/3gzzyw0

TTAO SCHOLARSHIP

Please spread the word. Deadline for applications is June 1st.

Visit TTAO Awards & Scholarships page for more information and to download the application: https://www.ttao.org/awards-and-scholarships/

EVALUATION REMINDERS

We all know evaluation forms are important. Which is why adjudicators also have the opportunity to evaluate each contest. Find your specific form here.

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ISSUES OR QUESTIONS?

Contact support@ttao.org for the fastest way to get problems alleviated.