Play: Alike Spirits
Cedar High School
Jaurius Norman is a Junior at Cedar Hill High School in Cedar Hill, TX.
He has been writing and performing his entire high school career. Jaurius has been in multiple shows throughout high school including; "Wizard of Oz" (Ensemble), "The Boys Next Door " (Lucien), "Sending Down The Sparrows" (Nazi Officer/ Blind Man), "Dani Girl" (Marty), and he performed a role in his own play, "The Lockhart Profession", as the smart, talented, and handsome waiter.
Jaurius has participated in both the Production and Technical Theatre classes at Cedar Hill in preparation for college and hopes to follow his dream of pursuing a career as a playwright. He sees writing for live theater as a career for himself and he has recently taken interest in writing musicals as well.
Some of his plays have already earned him awards; "Snakes in The Garden, " (2nd Place/ NAACP Act- So Competition) and "The Lockhart Profession" (Best Student Written CHHS 2017).
"Alike Spirits" is the latest, most thought- out play, out of the five that he's written so far.
Play: The Boy Under the House
McKinney High School
Eva Grace is a Junior at McKinney High School where she has been the Historian on her school's International Thespian Society board for two years.
She has performed in many productions since joining theatre in seventh grade, such as Pinkalicious in "Pinkalicious," Hermia in
"A Midsummer Night's Dream," and Marcy Park in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."
When not performing, Eva adores playwriting and hopes to continue her writing passion through college.
Cypress Woods High School Troupe 7050
Musical: Rhythm and Poetry
Daniel Lopez is a rapper/actor from Cypress Woods High School, Troupe 7050.
Daniel loves hip hop and R&B and is heavily influenced by it. Daniel started writing songs by the age of 15 and recorded by the age of 16.
Daniel often calls himself a music fanatic and one day hopes to make music for a living so he can entertain and educate people in ways that can be heavily expressed.