"“I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.”"
What is UIL One Act Play?
The UIL One-Act Play contest is a competition where similarly sized Texas schools present an 18-40 minute play and may be adjudicated by a panel of three judges or a single judge. The contest is held on a single day and open to the public. There are six possible levels of competition: Zone, District, Bi-Distrct, Area, Region, and State. At each level of competition a judge awards individual acting awards as well as selecting three productions to advance to the next level of competition up to the Regional Level where only two will advance to the State Level. After the awards are announced a Judge gives an oral critique to each of the schools. Because of the wide participation and diversity of plays produced certain rules and guidelines have been adopted by the State One-Act Play Office. These rules are in place to ensure safety, allow for equity, satisfy legal standards, and make the running of the contest practical.
One Act Play, like most things, will be looking different for the 2020/2021 school year. I will be updating you as often as possible on the status of auditions, rehearsals, etc.
After a very successful two years, we are expecting our third year to be the best yet. The kids have already been working on thier scripts this summer, preparing for the new school year!
We will be posting updates on this page once we begin competition season.
The competitions are in this order:
We hope that you will come see our public performance! We will be posting the date as soon as it is decided.