The Southwell Players and International Thespians are the theatrical group at Strake Jesuit. The Southwell Players have been a Jesuit tradition for over 40 years. The Southwell players include both the boys and the girls from St. Agnes and other participating schools. They are named after the British Jesuit saint, Robert Southwell.
Strake Jesuit has been a member of International Thespians since 1998. Troupe 4970 recognizes the work and commitment of outstanding theater students. Students must complete the equivalent of 100 hours of quality work in order to be inducted into the International Thespian Society.
Theater Camp 2018
The Southwell players are excited to host a Theater Camp for incoming Strake Jesuit and St. Agnes students on August 1st and 2nd, from 10am–3pm in the Lowman Theater. Click here to register no later than July 28.
Performances for the 2017-2018 season are scheduled for these dates:
· October 26 – 27, and November 1 – 3 , 2018
· February 14 – 16, and 22 – 23, 2019
· April 25 – 27, May 2, and May 4, 2019
Stay tuned for curtain times and show titles!
ComedySportz Improvisational Theater Troupe
Comedy Sportz "empowers students to create their own theatre and nourishes their communication skills through improvisational theatre workshops and performances. It encourages their individuality and provides the forum to succeed or fail in a safe environment that combines showmanship and sportsmanship. The League provides an extracurricular activity that goes beyond stage work into everyday situations. And the students just think they're having fun!” The Strake Jesuit/St. Agnes team represents both schools, please check the performance venue (S.J. or S.A.A.) before home matches. For more information on ComedySportz, click here.
The ComedySportz Home Match dates – all times are 7:00 pm in the Lowman Theater:
11/8 vs Houston Christian
11/30 Faculty Match
1/11 Alumni Match
2/1 vs Westside and Brideland
3/22 vs Houston Christian
Tickets are $5 at the door. Tickets are available in the Spirit Store – buy 3 get 1 free!
11/6 @ Westside
11/15 @ Houston Christian
1/15 @ Cy Fair
1/24 @ Foster
3/4 @ Westside
3/7 @ St. John XXIII
5/17 @ Stratford