Rouse High School Theatre

(512) 570-2000

1222 Raider Way, Leander, Texas 78641

www.rousetheatre.com

rousehstheatre@gmail.com

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This website is maintained by parent volunteers of the Rouse Theatre Booster Club who have graciously given their limited  time and effort for our convenience. We appreciate in advance your patience, understanding and constructive input regarding maintenance and any errors. This website has been approved by RHS and LISD Administrator. Rouse Theatre Booster Club is a non-profit 501c3 organization and is not part of RHS or LISD.

UIL Competition Information

 

UIL Competition Packet Information

Welcome to Rouse High School's Theatre Department!  Here you will find most of the answers to your questions and any links you might need to further your understanding of the UIL One Act Play Competition.

Purchase Tickets HERE Online Now - online ticket sales closes at 10PM on Night Prior to Competition.  Tickets are available at the door - cash only. 

•Click HERE for the Rouse Theatre MS Information Packet

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Rouse High School Directions

Rouse Stage Information

Rouse Technical Information

Rouse Unloading and Loading Information (School Map)

Rouse Parking information

Area Restaurant and Food Information

•Click HERE for the Rouse Theatre HS Information Packet

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Rouse High School Directions

Rouse Stage Information

Rouse Technical Information

Rouse Unloading and Loading Information (School Map)

Rouse Parking information

Area Restaurant and Food Information

Official Handbook

Rules and Regulations

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UIL Theatre One Act Play Competition History

The League's One-Act Play Contest, founded in 1927, is the largest high school play production contest or play festival in the world. More than 14,000 Texas high school students in more than 1,000 plays participate in 300 plus contests, which take place from the beginning of March through the three-day, 40-production State Meet One-Act Play Contest. The One-Act Play Contest is supported by more than 200 college and university faculty members serving as critic judges. The League's theatre program is considered by historians to be the foundation of educational and community theatre in Texas. It continues to be a major factor motivating increasing numbers of schools to offer theatre arts as an academic subject.

 

The UIL One-Act Play contest is a competition where similarly sized Texas schools present an 18-40 minute play and may be adjudicated by a panel of three judges or a single judge. The contest is held on a single day and open to the public. There are six possible levels of competition: Zone, District, Bi-District, Area, Region, and State. At each level of competition a judge awards individual acting awards as well as selecting three productions to advance to the next level of competition up to the Regional Level where only two will advance to the State Level. After the awards are announced a Judge gives an oral critique to each of the schools. Because of the wide participation and diversity of plays produced certain rules and guidelines have been adopted by the State One-Act Play Office. These rules are in place to ensure safety, allow for equity, satisfy legal standards, and make the running of the contest practical.  For more information, you may search our FAQ's below or visit http://www.uiltexas.org/theatre.