About the Theatre Guild

Who we are

HSPVA Theatre Guild LogoThe HSPVA  Ruth Denney Theatre Guild is comprised of parents, guardians, friends, and relatives of HSPVA Theatre students. We volunteer our time, commit our dollars, work closely with the Theatre Department faculty, and seek out opportunities to enhance the creative opportunities for our theatre students.  We also support each other with timely information and involvement in our community.

What we do

Thou thought’st to help me; and such thanks I give (All’s Well that Ends Well: II, i)

The Theatre Guild organizes fund-raising activities and other forms of support for the students and teachers of the HSPVA Theatre Department including:

  • Meals during Tech Week rehearsals
  • Concessions during performances
  • The Annual Thespian Banquet
  • Funds to help students attend the International Thespian Festival
  • Funds to help students attend Unified Auditions in Chicago for college admission
  • Funds to supplement production budgets for the Theatre Department
  • Funds to purchase theatre equipment
  • Funds for Master Classes for theatre students
  • The Annual Theatre Guild Gala
  • The Annual Middle School Workshop
  • Supporting the Theatre Department in hosting the Greater Houston Thespian Auditions, UIL One-Act Play Contests, and other activities
  • Supporting and assisting the Theatre Department at the Artists Academy, College Night, Magnet Open House, and other school-wide activities
  • Informing Theatre Department parents of activities and opportunities for students

Fundraising activities include:

  • Theatre Guild Memberships
  • Concessions at Theatre Department Performances and Activities
  • The Annual Middle School Workshop
  • The Annual Theatre Guild Gala
  • T-shirt Sales

How you can help

  • Join the Theatre Guild
  • Attend Theatre Guild meetings and contribute your ideas and advice
  • Sign up to volunteer