District 3

Date of Contest:

Tech Day (Oct. 23 & 24)  Performance (Oct. 24)

Location of Contest:

Antonian College Prep
6425 West Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78213


Judge Biography

George Adkison


Holds an M.A. in theatre with an emphasis in directing from Texas State University where he studied, directed, and acted under Jay Jennings, Dennis Maganza, and Richard Sodders. He taught in public education for over 24 years and 19 of those as a theatre arts teacher and director. His early motivation and inspiration in UIL OAP came from David Rice, Charlotte Brown, Rick Garcia, and Larry Wisdom. As a UIL OAP director, he has had 8 regional appearances, helped to create five separate state qualifying departments, and has taken three different schools to state as a UIL OAP director, winning runner-up in 1989. He has also co-directed a national qualifying production of Hamlet in 2001 that was performed at the International Thespian Festival Main Stage in Lincoln Nebraska in 2002. He also coached the Texas Thespian Festival winning pantomime act in 2008 that placed 2nd at the International Thespian Festival in 2009. His students at Cornerstone Christian School made four state-qualifying appearances at the TAPPS OAP contest during the four years they competed winning the State Championship in TAPPS Division II in 2016 and 2017. Most recently, his students with their “Play Marathon” production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead were selected at the Texas Thespian Festival in 2018 to perform at the International Thespian Festival in 2019. Also, in 2019 10 of his students qualified for nationals in Nebraska with 3 of them receiving a perfect score.



Antonian College Preparatory High School -San Antonio  “Treasure Island”

St. Joseph Academy-Brownsville 
“Butterflies Are Free”

St. Anthony-San Antonio 
“The Internet is Distract-Oh Look a Kitten!”

*denotes District President