MEDIA ADVISORY:Walter Trumbauer Theatre Festival ongoing at Troy University

Posted: Thursday, 29 November 2007

Nov. 29-Dec. 1: Troy University’s Department of Speech and Theater is hosting the Walter Trumbauer High School Theatre Festival today (Thursday) through Saturday. The event will bring about 1,000 high school students and their parents to the Troy Campus from across the state.

The Festival will conclude with an awards banquet on Saturday night, where students and student productions will receive the top awards in state competition.

The Festival is organized by the Alabama Conference of Theatre, and competitors are selected for state-level competition through a series of district competitions. The winner of the one-act competition represents the state of Alabama at the Southeastern Theatre Conference competition in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The main festival headquarters will be located on the second floor of the Trojan Center. To cover the event, please see the festival desk at this location. Please contact the University Relations Office if there are any special coverage needs.