By: STO Marisa Berrones, Midland High School, Troupe 3376
STO Deonte Sanseverino was a part of Troupe 7556 at Pottsboro High school, where he worked as a tech and cast member. He served on the 2016 STO Board when the theme was “Home”. He is now an Electrical Engineering college student.
Q: What was it that made you want to run for the STO position?
A: Getting to work with talented individuals from across Texas. Being on the National Qualifying All-State Show Big Fish helped me see that I wanted to spread out more.
Q: What is your favorite memory of being an STO?
A: Socktober, our final planning meeting in October for festival!
Q: What was your favorite musical then? What is it now?
A: Hamilton, it still is Hamilton.
Q: What did you learn then that you still carry with you?
A: Be agile, things don’t always go as planned but they have to be carried out somehow.
Q: What would you have done differently in high school?
A: Focused more on SAT/ACT instead of my class rank.
Q: What would you have done differently in your troupe?
A: I would have done more teambuilding events!
Q: What would you have done differently as an STO?
A: I would have visited more neighboring troupes!
Q: If you could send your troupe one message what would it be?
A: Act well your part, for there all the honor lies, and that applies beyond just theatre you know!
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