District 4

Date of Contest:

Tech Day (Oct. 26)  Performance (Oct. 27)

Location of Contest:

Huntsville High School
515 FM Rd. 2821 E.
Huntsville, TX 77320


                       Patrick Pearson

Patrick Pearson is an Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre at Sam Houston State University, where he teaches Directing, Acting, Producing, Play Analysis, Theatre Appreciation, and Stage Management. He is also a freelance director, and a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC). Prior to coming to SHSU, he was the Director of Artistic Programming at Ford’s Theatre in Washington DC from 2013-18. From 2004-13, he was an adjunct professor and an award-winning freelance director in the Los Angeles/Orange County area. He is thrilled to be judging for TAPPS One Act Play, and encouraging the next generation of artists!


Alpha Omega Academy – Huntsville
“Snow Angel”

Brazos Christian School – Bryan
“The Tolstory Story Play”

Cypress Christian School – Cypress
“They Promised Her the Moon”

Faith West Academy – Katy
“So You Wanna Be a Cheerleader”

Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy – The Woodlands
“Tara, Shaped by the Figures”

Logos Preparatory Academy – Sugarland
“Jane Austen, Completely Zoomed”

Rosehill Christian School – Tomball

St. Thomas’ Episcopal School – Houston
“The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Man in the Moon Marigolds”