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New Jersey Thespian Festival

 

Photo of Thespian Society at Contest

Denville, NJ, 10 Dec. 2019 by Phoebe Yung VPA MM '20

 

Every year, the New Jersey Thespian Festival takes place at Robbinsville High School in Trenton, New Jersey. Students can compete in performance and technical events. Competitions include advanced tech challenges, musical and monologue performances, short film contests, and a plethora of other categories. 

 

On the weekend spanning December 7 to 8, MCST’s very own Troupe 7890, sent 22 students and returned with 17 awards and 1 scholarship. VPA Multimedia senior, Aaron Carr, represented MCST by serving as a 2019-2020 State Troupe Officer on the NJ Thespian State board. 

 

MCST won 14 Superior medals and 4 other awards and recognitions. 

 

Summer Program Scholarship Half- Tuition Scholarship for University of the Arts: 

Sam Franklin

Trashy Costume Contest  2nd Place

Vianne Bozza & Emily Bocchino

Thespian Festival Showcase Performance “All Fall Down” from Chaplin: The Musical

Vianne Bozza

Tech Olympics 2nd Place

Amanda Miano

Sam Franklin

Will Ferentinos

Sierra Mirsky 

Emily Bocchino *Stage Manager

NATIONAL EVENTS* Qualify for International Thespian Festival in Indiana, Summer 2020

Costume Design Superior Medal

Amelia Politi

Stage Management Superior Medal

Emily Bocchino

Musical Solo Superior Medal: [Perfect Score]

Vianna Bozza

ADVANCED TECH

Rigging & Knot Tying Superior Medal

Sam Stiller

Cadence Bernstein

Emily Bocchino 

Amanda Miano

Hanging & Focusing a Light Superior Medal

Amanda Miano

Emily Bocchino 

Will Ferentinos

Cable Roll Superior Medal

Kai Machuca

Amanda Miano 

Amelia Politi

Here is the full list of participants across all grades at MCST:

Cheyenne Baker

Cadence Bernstein

Daniel Bocchino

Emily Bocchino

Vianne Bozza

Julia Cappello

Nathaniel Carlyon

Aaron Carr

Will Ferentinos

Samantha Franklin

Macoto Fukuda

Felipe Hoyos

Hope Keil

Fiona Macdonald

Isabella Machuca

Amanda Miano

Sierra Mirsky

Amelia Politi

Sam Stiller

Michael Stockstill

Olivia Walker

Delaney Williams