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SPMS Drama Students Win Numerous Awards at 2019 DTASC Fall Festival

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, South Pasadena Middle School (SPMS) drama students competed in the 2019 Drama Teachers Association of Southern California (DTASC) Fall Festival held at Royal Oak Middle School in Covina, California. SPMS students either placed or received honorable mention in every category they entered.  SPMS won third place in the Sweepstakes category for receiving the most overall awards at the festival.

Advanced Drama students placed in the following categories:

1st - for plays written by African American playwrights

Actors: Owen Correll, Keira Grace, Solon McDonald, Quin Sokolowski

2nd - for Small Group Comedy

Actors: Elijah Hall, Liam Monroe, Siara Morgan, Mikala Toshima 

4th - for A Woman's Voice (play must deal with any issues regarding women)

Actors: Aubry Deetjen, Jessica Liu, Lilli Mahlawe, Eleni Terhune

Honorable Mention - Male & Female Audition Monologue

Actors: AwenRose Miller & Diego Rodriguez-Moguel

Honorable Mention - Costume Design

Team: Caitlyn Colmenares, Shane Judson, Markus Moser, David Sanchez, Sidney Weiner

Intermediate Drama students placed in the following categories:

5th - Musical (Annie Jr.)

Actors: Eva Astrowsky, Caleb Benjafield, Shelby Collins, Aisling De Villa Bourke, Abigail Errington, Sophia Goldblatt, Konrad Neu, Nayeli Romero, Bella Vizcarra-Manning

Honorable Mention - Set Design - Julia Lerner, Kenneth Mogel, Hatsumi Okabe

Honorable Mention - Large Group Comedy - Kallean Beebe Read, Helon Chichester, Theo Hilger, Connor Schlaak, Martienne Sena, Taylor Yang

Honorable Mention  - Large Group Drama - Christianne Duley, Mischa Jones-Gonzalez, Andres Mendoza, Sabine Ornelas, Aaron Szabo

Go Tiger Cubs! 

For more information, contact: South Pasadena Unified School District, Office of the Superintendent,