Friday, October 30, 2020

DMS Thespians Serve Up Laughs

Wednesday, Feb. 9 The Dawson MS UIL OAP Company performed the Italian Renaissance comedy, Scapino! to a packed house at Grapevine High School during the District 5-A Middle School UIL OAP Contest.

The company competed against middle schools from Carroll, Coppell, Grapevine-Colleyville and Richardson. The students were praised by the panel of distinguished judges for their high energy, enthusiasm, characterization and comedic timing. Results were announced at 10:30 p.m. and the entire company was awarded the 3rd place overall trophy of the festival.

The following students were also recognized for their individual contributions:

  • Nathaniel Hernandez and Matthew Feragne: All-Star Cast
  • Ethan Walsh: Honorable Mention All-Star Cast

The final public performance of Scapino! will be Friday, Feb. 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the DMS Cafe’. Admission is free.

The following students are part of the DMS UIL OAP Company: Nathaniel Hernandez, Matthew Feragne, Ethan Walsh, Sean Choate, Lauren Boyce, Jessica May, Sarah Wassef, Christian Mason, Hannah George, Isabelle Hahn, Kelsey Gordon, Nikhil Ravi, Drew Brown, Richard Rodenberg, Grace Magar, Alexa BenBassett, Jacqueline Prokopeas, Sarah Starks.