FHS Theatre Department to Travel Abroad for Prestigious Festival

The Friendswood High School Theatre Department has been selected to travel to Scotland next month to perform at the International Edinburgh Festival, the largest art festival in the world. Twenty students will present FHS’s award-winning performance of Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen.

The group will be participating as a part of the American High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF). AHSTF runs in conjunction with the Festival Fringe, the world’s largest performing arts festival. There, thousands of performers, directors, writers, producers and other artisans meet to showcase their skills on an international stage.

The FHS Theatre International Company of Peer Gynt includes: William Clyburn, Meg Dodson, Chase Donovan, Bailey Ferro, Emma Ferro, Kennedy Freyer, Dean Galloway, Robbie Hope, Madison Bourn Hudson, Eric Jensen, Thomas Massey, Gracen McGregor, James Nelson, Sydney Oller,  Nelson Thornton, Gaby Weakley, Coy White, Ashton Whittington and Joshua Zapt. Students will be joined by Principal Mark Griffon, Director Kathy Powdrell and Technical Director Amy Thornton.