Meet the Current Alabama State Thespian Officers
Jayson Altieri, Jr.
Jayson Altieri, Jr. is a Senior at Prattville High School in Prattville, Alabama in the River Region. He is representing Troupe #6278 and he is proud to serve as Outreach and Festival Chairperson for the Alabama State Thespian Officer (STO) Board. Since his first official roles at age 9 as Prince Phillip at a summer camp quickly followed by Gavroche in Les Miserable at an Opera House, he has not stopped acting, singing, or dancing at a school, local, regional, state, and national level. Jayson continues to expand his theatre experiences behind the stage with playwrighting, directing, stage managing, choreography and costuming. He has recently been working on Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as Pharaoh and Levi, being the assistant Dance Captain, as well as co-creating the costumes and especially the coat. Additionally, Jayson is Captain of his high school Show Choir, Prattville Spotlight. Jayson feels strongly about his role as Outreach Chair and developing relationships with and among Troupes across the state as well as publicizing their amazing accomplishments. He cannot wait to get started planning the Festival in his role as Festival Chair! Feel free to reach out to him at email@example.com and follow him on Instagram at: @jaysonaltie
Victoria Hibbs is a Senior at St. John Paul II Catholic High School in Huntsville, Alabama. She is the Treasurer of Troupe #7374 (@jpiifalcontheatre) and is proud and excited to serve in her second year as an Alabama State Thespian Officer, this year as the President. Victoria first got involved in theatre in her 7th-grade year with her debut as “Old Nala” in The Lion King Junior. She has been involved in acting and leadership in theatre. Some of her favorite roles are “Glinda the Good Witch” in The Wizard of Oz and “Kelsi” in High School Musical: On Stage. She loved being part of the production team as Student Choreographer of The Drowsy Chaperone and Assistant Music Director of High School Musical: On Stage. Victoria is also involved in many choral groups and has been taking private voice lessons for 6 years. She is very involved at her school and hopes to bring her love of theatre with her into her school and community! Victoria cannot wait to begin the year as the 2022-2023 STO President! Follow her on Instagram: @victoria.hibbssto
Whitney Hufnagel is a sophomore at Vestavia Hills High School. She has been doing theatre since the sixth grade and has done almost all the aspects of theatre tech. Some of her favorite jobs in tech are lighting, stage crew, and stage management. One of her favorite things about theatre is the family it creates and how you are able to be yourself and have a theatre family that is so accepting and loving. This is her first time on the board, and she is serving as the Vice President and Social Media officer. She is so excited to make an impact in high school theatre, and she can’t wait to serve on the board this year.
Julia Marshall is a junior at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and serves as Secretary for her school’s troupe. She started acting in community theatre productions when she was 5 years old, and has been involved ever since. Some of her favorite roles have been “Susan Walker” in Miracle On 34th Street, “May” in Junie B. Jones, and “Hermia” from A Midsummer Night’s Dream in a Shakespeare Showcase done by her school. She also enjoys doing crew, as she’s done spotlight for 5 productions and was recently Assistant Stage Manager for The Little Mermaid. Julia is always looking for new ways to be involved in theatre and is thrilled to be serving as the 2022-2023 STO Secretary and Advocacy Chair! Follow her on Instagram at @juliakmarshalll