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Douglas high thespians stage international festival fundraiser

Douglas High School Drama is hosting a fundraiser for students to attend the International Thespian Festival.

A State Thespian Showcase featuring state qualifiers and others is 7 p.m. May 9-10 in the drama room of the high school.

Internationals takes place at the University of Lincoln in Lincoln, Neb., in June, and the cost to attend is more than $1,000 per student

“The competition is only one part of the week-long activities, which include a few hundred workshops from professionals and educators in the entertainment and performing arts industry, plays and musicals performed by high schools across the country, nightly dances and a grand ball,” troupe director Amy Sando said. “Colleges are also there holding auditions for their programs.”

Those students receiving a superior rating and qualifying for the International Thespian Festival this June are Dalton Miller, Kai Stoll and Kateline Teigen in monologues; Cooper Whittemore and Kai Stoll and Leah Heydman and Jordan Sullivan in duet scenes; Chyanne Fishcher in stage management and top superior and Jimmy Rich in short film and top superior.

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