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The TSD Performing Arts Program is excited to return for the 2019-2020 Season in our newly renovated auditorium.
 
Middle School Show: 
The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon by Don Zolidis
December 12, 2019 at 7:00pm
December 13, 2019 at 10:30am
 
High School Show- Title to be announced
April 2, 2020 at 7:00pm
April 3, 2020 at 10:30am and 7:00pm
April 4, 2020 at 7:00pm

For questions and additional information, please contact: 
 
Brian Cheslik
Performing Arts Program Coordinator
Theatre Arts Teacher, High School
 
 

Steve Barbin
Auditorium Manager/Special Events Coordinator
steve.barbin@tsd.state.tx.us

For any questions related to renting the R. L. Davis Auditorium, please click on the link below for instructions: 

https://www.tsd.state.tx.us/apps/pages/facilities   

 

Previous Shows

 
TSD Performing Arts Program presented a Middle School Production: 
The Little Prince
By Rick Cummins and John Scoular
Based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 
 
Originally produced off-Broadway by Chrysalis Productions at the John Houseman Theatre Complex. Earlier versions produced and directed by Michael Harron at Playhouse by the River, Mt. Bethel, PA.
© 1943 and renewed 1971 by Harcourt Brace & Co. 
 
Director Gabi Nocciolino
Co-Director Brian Cheslik
 

Thursday, December, and Friday, December 8th, 2018.
at R.L Davis Auditorium at Texas School for the Deaf

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Texas School for the Deaf Performing Arts Program presented a High School Production:

Noises Off

By Michael Frayn
 
Director Gabi Nocciolino
Co-Director Brian Cheslik
 

Texas School for the Deaf Performing Arts Program presented a High School Production:

Peter and the Star Catcher

The Neverland you Never Knew
A Play by Rick Elice 
Based on the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
 
Music by Wayne Barker
Originally produced on Broadway by Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Greg Schaffert, Eva Price, Tom Smeded and Disney Theatrical Productions.
Director Gabi Nocciolino
Co-Director Brian Cheslik
 

APRIL 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2017

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MIT). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MIT. www.MITShows.com
 

TSD Performing Arts Program presented a Middle School Production:
Hansel & Gretel

Story by Brothers Grimm adapted by Gabi Nocciolino.

Gabi Nocciolino, Director
Brian Cheslik, Co-Director

Thursday, December 8 and Friday, December 9
R.L. Davis Auditorium

 

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TSD Performing Arts Program presented a High School Production:

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Gabi Nocciolino, Director
Brian Cheslik, Co-Director
April 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2016.
 

TSD Performing Arts Program presented a Middle School Production:

James and the Giant Peach

The second annual Middle School production, to the Austin community for a two- performance engagement December 10th and 11th, 2015. Originally conceived by Roald Dahl, James, and the Giant Peach is a wild and wonderful tale of a daring young boy and his most unusual friends, who together learn that, with a little magic, anything is possible. Showcasing their talent this year on stage were middle school students: Joel Pennington, Joe Cherichello, Wyatt George, Kennedy Toynes, Brody Vukmonich, Dylan Garrison, Cassidy Losh, Jadella Mitchem, and Heydon Davis. 

Gabi Nocciolino, Director
Brian Cheslik, Co-Director

Producer, Clint Sadler

December 10 & 11, 2015
R.L. Davis Auditorium

 

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TSD Performing Arts Program presented a High School Production:

Frankenstein

March 24, 2015
Frankenstein student cast/crew were recognized by the TSD Board of Directors for their involvement and accomplishment in presenting the highest-grossing TSD theatrical production in the last ten years. 
          Nicholas Holton, The Creature (Senior) 
          Jasi Kennedy, Dr. Victor Frankenstein
          Shane Carrizales, Henry Clerval 
          Damon Rush, Crew
          Lydia Kopp, Crew 
 

Gabi Nocciolino, Director

Producer, Clint Sadler

 

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TSD Performing Arts Program presented a Middle School Production:

Pinocchio

December 11 & 12, 2014
Pinocchio student actors were recognized by the TSD Board of Directors for their involvement in the first Middle School Performing Arts Program production! Students were asked to choose one word to describe their experience with the show. 

 

Gabi Nocciolino, Director

Producer, Clint Sadler

Assistant Director, Mickey Darius Coleman

 

TSD Performing Arts Program presented a High School Production:

Cinderella

April 4 & 5, 2014
 

Gabi Nocciolino, Director

Producer, Clint Sadler

 

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TSD Performing Arts Program presented a High School Production:

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

April 4 & 5, 2013
 

Gabi Nocciolino & Gabriel Saunders, Director

Producer, Clint Sadler

 

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TSD Performing Arts Program presented a High School Production:

Peter Pan

May 10, 11 & 12, 2012
 

JoAnn Benfield & Gabi Nocciolino, Director

Producer, Clint Sadler

 

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