Date of Contest:
Tech Day (Oct. 28) Performance (Oct. 29)
Location of Contest:
Billy Ryan High School
5101 E. McKinney St.
Denton, TX 76208
A 1999 graduate of Abilene Christian University, “Ms. B” has been involved in every level of the One Act process since her freshman year of high school. Whether she was onstage, backstage, directing, contest managing, serving as a clinician and/or adjudicating, she has loved every part of this process that encourages students as the creative, artistic people they are. Theatre teaches all of us way more than the art of being onstage. What we learn about ourselves and the world around us is just as important as the lines and the blocking. Ms. Baptiste is passionate about encouraging the growth of students through theatre and loves seeing their courage displayed through storytelling. An actor, director, designer and teacher, Ms. Baptiste loves watching discoveries being made and creativity taking flight. She has a strong belief in the quote from Howard Thurman “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” During her 20 plus years of teaching and directing, Ms. Baptiste made an appearance at State TAPPS One-Act every year for ten years winning back to back titles in 2012 and 2013.
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