Thespian Troupe 1025 Officers 2021-22

Officers are voted into positions by their peers based on academics, leadership skills, and their passion for Fine Arts.

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Sydney lane

President

Sydney is a senior at Payson High School and her second year in theatre council.  She has carried a love for theatre all of her life.  Some of her favorite roles throughout the years have been Annelle from Steel Magnolias, Narrator from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Queen Margret for a Shakespeare rap trio scene in 2019, and ensemble for PCT’s Addams Family and Marry Poppins.  She is so excited for the year ahead and the many new shows and characters she gets to play. She is so thankful she’s be given this role on council and hopes to make this year the best yet! 

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KARA ORR

Vice President

Kara is a senior at Payson High School.  She is so excited to be on the council this year and wants to give it her all!  Kara starred as Juda’s Wife in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. A favorite role was in Frozen Jr as the lovable Sven.  Some of her favorite musicals are “Sponge Bob the Musical” and “The Music Man”.  Kara strives to have good grades and strong friendships.  Kara loves being on stage and in the spotlight.  She is thrilled to make the most out of 2021-22!

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TORI LUDLOW

Secretary

Tori is going to be a junior this year and she is thrilled for what this year has in store.  She’s done theatre for five years now and some of her favorite shows have been Oklahoma, Freaky Friday, and Frozen.  She is beyond excited to be the theatre council’s secretary, and she is so grateful for the opportunity to be apart of the PHS Drama family for another year!

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ALEXIS TERRY

Stage Manager

Alexis is a senior and has a love for the tech side of theatre, especially lighting. This is her third year in PHS Theatre and her second year as an Ambassador. Alexis' versatile talents behind the curtain make her an essential team member of the PHS Stage Crew.  Alexis has participated backstage with Steel Magnolias, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and NEWSIES!  Placing at both Region and 5A State Drama Competition in set design was a well-deserved accolade for Alexis' skill set.  Her favorite shows she has done tech for have been Frankenstein at ALA and Steel Magnolias.  She is super excited to see where theatre takes her in the last year of high school and is thankful for all those who support her along the way.

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HELEN WHEELER

VP Administration

Helen is going to be a senior this year at Payson High School. She is excited to be a part of the theatre council this year. This will be Helen’s second year in Ambassadors and her first year on council. Helen has a passionate love for theatre, and loves to be involved and working with special needs kids. After high school Helen hopes to go to college majoring in special education with a minor in theatre. Some of her favorite shows she has been in are Mamma Mia, Frozen Jr. and Oklahoma. 

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SAVANNAH ELLSWORTH

VP Publicity

Savannah is a junior and super excited to be on officer council and the shows this season!  She's been involved in theater since the 3rd grade with some of her favorite roles being the storyteller in Once on this Island, Rosie in Mamma Mia, and Queen Iduna in Frozen Jr.  Savannah hopes to pursue a career in acting or directing.  She is looking forward to all the fun the PHS drama program has in store both on and off stage.

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BRINLEY BETTIS

VP Digital Media

Brinley is a junior this year and is so excited to do what she loves, theatre!  She has always had a passion for being on stage, her favorite role being the Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol. She is thrilled to be a part of this year's theatre council and drama family. 

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JENNA HIGGINSON

VP Membership

Jenna is a sophomore at Payson High School and is thrilled to be a part of theatre council.  Jenna has become more involved in theatre the past few years and loves it!  One of her favorite things is being on stage.  Jenna’s favorite role so far is Drowsy in the Drowsy Chaperone.  Jenna is so excited to be a part of the PHS drama family, and can’t wait for the shows to come!

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JORDAN HALL

Historian

Jordan Hall is a junior this year at Payson High School.  She has always loved theatre. Her favorite role was Mrs. Gloop in Willy Wonka or Auntie Em in Wizard of Oz.  Jordan loves doing service for others, and spending time with the other ambassadors. She also loved being a student director for MAMMA MIA.  She is so exited for next year and is ready to roar like a lion!

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COLE QUIGLEY

Social Chair

Jon "Cole" Quigley is a sophomore this year and is looking forward to getting the word out about how fun it is to be in Drama. Cole enjoys being a social butterfly, meeting new people and making them feel involved, so being the Social Chair is the perfect Council job for him!  He will take what he learned the past three years being in Hope Squad to help bridge gaps as he reaches out to the student body to include them in different activities being held by the Drama department.  Cole was able to play the role of "Pepper" in Mama Mia stretching his acting skills and giving him the 'theatre bug'.  When he is not practicing for roles, performing on stage or studying to maintain his 4.0 GPA, he can be found at the Winchester Escape House in Payson using his acting talents portraying the role of the Sherrif.   

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KATELYN LANE

Thespian Representative

Katelyn Lane is a senior at PHS and has been involved in theatre since her sophomore year. She's loved theatre all her life and is excited to be more involved in PHS's theatre program. 

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FRESHMEN REPRESENTATIVES

COLLINS, ELLSWORTH, TATE, AND WHITE

This year's PHS Freshman reps are Sabrina Collins, Isaac Ellsworth, Alanah Tate and Mekhia White.  These students are responsible for keeping the line of communication open between PJHS and PHS.  They're the leaders at the junior high school, for Theatre, working closely with Ms. Rowe, as well as the high school.  Sabrina, Alanah, and Mekhia were all seen last year in XANADU JR. and recently competed with the high school's SHAKESPEARE COMPETITION team.  Isaac also competed with the SHAKESPEARE team this year.  All four of them are passionate about musical theatre, and LOVE singing and acting.  Though the youngest on Theatre Council, they're fierce forces of talent- being a part of this year's PHS AMBASSADORS.

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