Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: A Comedy About Competitive Cheerleading by Kaci Beeler and Amy Gentry

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About The Play


Salvage Vanguard Theater (Austin, TX; photo by Steve Rogers).

Comedy. 85-100 minutes. 7 females, 3 males, 5+ either (15-30+ performers possible). Suitable for high school and older performers, and middle school and older audiences.

Premeried at the Salvage Vanguard Theater (Austin, TX), with the production winning a prestigious Creative Fund Grant.

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Synopsis

Seventeen-year-old June Davis returns to her old cheer gym, the notoriously competitive Austin Cheer Depot, after an abrupt two-year sabbatical. While some of her old teammates are happy for her return, rival and cheer captain Kennedy Campbell is not pleased. June battles her teammates, her parents, her coaches, her best friend James and herself to make it to the top…but is being the best worth losing everything?

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Did You Know?


Tommy Jamerson's play, The Big Bad Bullysaurus, won Second Place at the National Association of Dramatic & Speech Arts Festival.