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Avon Thespian Troupe #8320!
Avon Thespians Troupe #8320 is an officially chartered troupe through Indiana Thespians. By working in the theatre, you can apply to be inducted as an official Thespian. More information on Indiana Thespians can be found HERE
Director: Ms. Caitlyn Spires
Student Elected Board
President: Nik Nemeth
Vice President: Hannah Barton
Treasurer: Spencer Scott
Secretary: Julia Weeks
State Thespian Officers: Jon Grimes and Kyler Casbon
AHS Thespian Troupe Selected to Perform at State Conference
Congratulations to Avon High School Troupe #8320, whose production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame was recently selected to perform as the All-Conference production at the 2019 Indiana Thespians State Conference. This prestigious honor allows a troupe to present a full-length play or musical at the State Conference.
Phone: 317-544-5000 ext. 5080
Degrees and Certifications:
Masters in Education - Reading Education & Digital Literacies University of Georgia 2016 Graduate Bachelor of Science - Theatre Teaching University of Indianapolis 2013 Graduate
Ms. Caitlyn Spires
Ms. Caitlyn Spires comes from Merrillville, IN, where she performed in community theatre since she was 10 years old. Ms. Spires was an active Thespian at Merrillville High School and served as a State Thespian Officer for the Indiana Thespian Society. Her love for theatre led her to pursue her Bachelor of Science from the University of Indianapolis in the area of Theatre Teaching. Ms. Spires later received her Masters in Education through an online program at the University of Georgia.
Along with teaching theatre, Ms. Spires continues to volunteer with Indiana Thespians as a member of the Adult Executive Board by being the co-sponsor of the current State Thespian Officers (STOs). Ms. Spires directs the fall musical, the Thespian contest show, and the spring play.