Posted Date: 03/29/2021
Students in United High School's One Act Play program advanced to the UIL Regional level competition for their performance of a scene from Wit, which was written by Margaret Edson and directed by Daniel Villarreal. The Bi-District competition was held in San Antonio, Texas on March 25, 2021, at Holmes High School. Special commendations were also awarded to the following students: Madison Sims, Best Performer; Nina Vela-Cuellar, Honorable Mention All-Star Cast; Ricardo Hernandez, Honorable Mention All-Star Cast; and Ivan Cardenas, All-Star Crew.
The next step for the talented troupe is to compete in a Regional level competition at Harlingen South High School in Harlingen, Texas on April 14-15, 2021. The UIL One-Act Play Contest is a competition where similarly sized Texas schools present 18-40 minute plays, which may be adjudicated by a panel of three judges or a single judge for further advancement to Bi-District, Region, and State.