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WHS One Act Play Wins 2nd Runner Up in State!

We are so proud of our WHS One Act Play cast, crew, and directors for their major achievement of winning 2nd Runner Up at the Texas State UIL One Act Play competition with their performance of scenes from "the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime".  


Students Sam Linguist and Caleb Barnett were chosen as All Star Cast members and Katy Wilson was chosen as an Honorable Mention Cast.  All of the WHS one act play team represented our school well.  

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DSM Award Winning Department

2018 The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Nominated for 11 DSM Awards

2017 Curtains

Best Musical Direction

Best Orchestra

Best Featured Actor-Sam Linguist

2016 Spamalot

Best Musical

Best Actress-Kaiden Maines

Best Musical Direction

2014 The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Scenic Design

Best Featured Performer-Chris Cook

Best Actor-Matthew Haught

2013 Kiss Me Kate

Best Direction

Best Musical Direction

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UIL One-Act Play

Each year the WHS Drama Department is highly competitive in the UIL One Act Play Contest.  The program has made 4 State appearances, with now three productions placing in the top 3 at the UIL State One-Act Play Contest.  


Waxahachie High School was 2nd Runner Up in the 2018 State UIL OAP competition with "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime." 

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WHS OAP Team delivers $1000.00 donation to the Autism Treatment Center

Community Support

The WHS Drama Department has incredible community support through our Shinning Star Patrons.  Shinning Stars help to support education enrichment, production costs, and scholarships for our students.


Waxahachie High School students give back as they donated $1000.00 to the Autism Treatment Center in Dallas from donations collected at the community performance of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime".  Students are seen here delivering the check on their way to the Regional UIL OAP competition in Prosper.  

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