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Playbill Ads for The Crucible Due September 27th

By | September 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Playbill ads provide an excellent way to celebrate your student, promote your company/organization or show your support for Booker T Theatre performances.

The playbill deadline for The Crucible is September 27th.

Email Jennie Pennington and Heather Horner at to submit your copy and pictures for your tribute ads. All that is needed is artwork (picture or clipart) and the copy you want with your artwork. If you are a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum member of the Theatre Guild, you have full page ad included in your membership (Bronze -1, Silver -2, Gold -3, and Platinum -5). If you don’t have a membership that includes playbill recognition, you can pay for one. Ad sizes and prices are listed below, with links to corporate and student Playbill Ad contracts. Please see the Student Playbill Contract for more information on the artwork to be provided. Contact Jennie or Heather at the above email with any questions. Thanks for your support of the Theatre Guild!

Full page (5×8 inches): $65

Vertical or horizontal 1/2 page (2.5 x 8 or 5×4 inches): $40

1/4 page (2.5 x 4 inches): $20

Click here for the Student Playbill Contract.

For Corporate Playbill Ads, contact Kimberly Smith at with questions on Playbill Ads and regarding Corporate Sponsorships.

Auditions for The Crucible Aug 31 & Sept 1

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Auditions for The Crucible by Arthur Miller will be held after school on Thursday (8/31) & Friday (9/1).

Please prepare a modern monologue written in the 30’s, 40’s or 50’s for more complex language. (per Ms. Cogdill)

View Pictures for All Theatre Productions

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

This link will take you to the Zenfolio website where pictures from the Booker T. Theatre productions can be viewed and downloaded.

These photos where taken and posted by: Bennett Robinson.


Matching Funds Drive for Technical/Costume Departments and Our New Theatre Library

By | December 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Please consider adding the Theatre Guild to your Holiday giving list. The Theatre Guild will match any donation, dollar-for-dollar, up to $3000, made during the fund drive which runs through January 31, 2017.

These funds will go toward our tech department, costume department, and our ongoing library renovations in Ms. Price’s room.

Your 2016 donation can make a huge difference in the lives of our students and future students.

Click here to start your New Year by donating to our wonderful BTW theatre cluster.

Questions? Contact Carolyn Cole at

Happy Holidays!

Theatre Guild Receives Grant from Travelers Foundation

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|


The Theatre Guild has been awarded a $12,750 grant to facilitate a complete overhaul of the theatre library and to support Senior Showcase. The grant was awarded by the Travelers Foundation, the charitable arm of Travelers Insurance. The name of the grant project is, “College Readiness the ARTS Way,” and will include:

– Resource materials that will cover all aspects of theatre including Acting, Set Design, Costume Design, Lighting Design, Stage Management, Playwriting, Set Construction, Costume Construction, Props and Make-up.
– Shelving for books and materials.
– Desk for students to work with resource materials
– Additional Computer for resource library
– HP Printer/Copiers

Senior Showcase:
– Food & drinks for college representatives & senior BTW students
– Drinks for same number of people and serving items
– Personal items to support our showcasing seniors
– Senior workshop on Interviewing skills and making the best first impression at college interviews (taught by Carl Youngberg from CONCEPTS 3 INC. and Jobbing America)

In giving this grant and others, Travelers has expressed this intention for the program: “Travelers is ensuring opportunity by contributing to efforts that create strong, vibrant communities and offer pathways to success. Through corporate funding and the Travelers Foundation, Travelers targets its giving to three key outcomes: academic & career success, thriving neighborhoods and culturally enriched communities. With the primary focus of educating underrepresented students to lead tomorrow’s workforce, Travelers also contributes to organizations that aid in developing communities through small business support and neighborhood revitalization, and enriching lives and learning through arts & culture.”

We celebrate what this grant will mean for our school and current students. Thanks to the Travelers Foundation!

Oklahoma Opens This Week

By | September 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Oklahoma! is almost here!ay3qpqhi-4me
In their 40th Anniversary Season, Booker T. Washington HSPVA is pleased to announce their production of OKLAHOMA!

Purchase tickets here.

Performances run nightly September 14th-18th and 21st-24th.

Two of these are special performances:
September 14th – Pay-What-You-Can Student Preview Night. Tickets will be available to purchase at the door starting at 4:30p.m. the day of the show.

September 24th – PTSA Closing Night GALA. If you choose to purchase this performance, admission will include admittance to the closing night show and the “Oh, What a Beautiful” PTSA Post Party! Best seats available with sponsorships! Click here to become a sponsor.

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