Tuesday, October 2, 2018

PTHS SENIORS HARKEY AND MARTINEZ RECEIVE NINETEEN COLLEGE OFFERS AT TETA

Seniors Ashley Harkey and Jasmine Martinez received callbacks at Texas Educational Theatre Association College Auditions in Dallas September 26-29, the largest theatre college recruitment audition in Texas. 

Ashley Harkey, Pine Tree Thespian Tech Representative, one of 50 Texas Technical Theatre seniors selected to present at the TETA Convention, has operated lights and sound for Pine Tree Theatre for 3 years and plans to major in Technical Theatre.  She presented a two-minute professional technical portfolio of her work and interviewed with over 50 colleges and universities Friday.  Ashley received eleven callbacks from college recruiters competing for her Sound Design experience and offering scholarships and paid work positions in their theatre programs.  Ashley also attended sessions with technical industry professionals in lighting and sound, including the “Painting with Sound” course.

Jasmine Martinez, Pine Tree Thespian President and Mary Poppins in our fall production of Mary Poppins, was one of 120 Texas High School seniors selected to audition for college, university and professional acting conservatories.  She received audition coaching from Broadway professionals on her monologue and musical theatre number and attended sessions on acting and building her theatre career. Jasmine, who has participated in every Pine Tree show since her freshman year, received 8 callback interviews from college and university theatre recruiters vying for her to sign with their theatre programs and offering scholarship opportunities.  Jasmine plans to major in Musical Theatre.

Pine Tree High School invites you to attend Mary Poppins at the Pine Tree High School theatre November 1-5, 2018.  For more information, please visit pinetreetheatre.com.

Ashley Harkey and Jasmine Martinez


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