Built in 2001, the Burdine Johnson Theatre holds approximately 250 audience members.
OUR MISSION: To provide a safe space for all students to create art for our community.
We produce a FALL PLAY, BROADWAY REVUE, HAUNTED HOUSE, DUETS & DESSERTS, AND FALL MUSICAL. We also perform at local nursing and rehab centers for the elderly.
In the spring we compete in the UIL One-Act Play competition, produce a CABARET, SPRING MUSICAL and host a STUDENT DIRECTED OAP competition.
In the summer we host a KIDS CAMP for 25-50 children from Buda, Kyle & Austin.
MEET THE DIRECTORS
Theatre Director - Lory "Stewy" Stewart
Married since 1993 to her college sweetheart, Mrs. Stewart has a BFA in Theatre Studies from UT Austin and has been directing and teaching for 27 years (Theatre, Speech, Debate and Competitive Acting). She has spoken to over 5,000 teens, parents & counselors about Teen Dating Violence and has been directing musicals with Special Needs adults since 2004. The director of Actors Anonymous Theatre of Company since it's 1997 inception, AATC has donated over $25,000 to various charities (www.TheDramaQueens.com). She is excited about our new class, Adaptive Musical Theatre with Supportive Peers, for Hays HS students with Special Needs and ACTORS HAVE HEART, our new Community Service Theatre Troupe. Stewy is available to train Fine Arts Educators how to start these programs at their elementary, midde and high schools.
Theatre Director - Heather Talley
New Tech Director
2019-2020 Thespian Officers
- President - Alena Hernandez SENIOR
- Vice President - Makaylah Scobee JUNIOR
- Secretary - Marlee Claes JUNIOR
- Treasurer - Sam Stringham SENIOR
- Historian - Zoe Reyna SENIOR