SEASON 3 | 2018-2019

Directed by

John Patterson

AUG 24 SEPT 8, 2018

Directed by
Linda Phenix

FEB 8 23, 2019

Directed by

Malinda L. Beckham & Trevor B. Cone

MAY 24  JUNE 8, 2019

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. proudly presents Season 3


Local high-school seniors and aspiring playwrights, Addison AntonoffWilliam Miner, and Carter A. Prentiss are the prizewinners of the DDTCo. inaugural Student Playwright Festival. Each playwright was paired with a Houston based playwright as a mentor who worked in tandem to fine-tune the plays and prepare them for production. Each student received a $500 scholarship and were guests of honor as their plays were performed at the MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston on June 6, 2018. 

Addison Antonoff, a senior at The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, presents her ten-minute play, The Mother, The Son, and The Holy Deli. This laugh-out-loud look at antisemitism within a Christian-centric community features Mary, the stereotypical Jewish mother, berating her son over the dangers of his lifestyle.

MENTOR: Doug Williams
DIRECTOR: John Mitsakis

William Miner, a senior at The Kinkaid School, describes his play, Insomnia as the story of James, a 10-year-old boy suffering from anxiety and insomnia, who is tormented nightly by two demons...and this is the night it ends.

MENTOR: Gwen Flager
DIRECTOR: Ananka Kohnitz



Carter A. Prentiss, a senior at Dulles High School in Fort Bend County, debuts his play Cassandra about a conversation between two college boys that begins when one—an aspiring journalist—writes about sexual assault. Questions are asked, but the answers are not always what we want to hear.

MENTOR: Ted Swindley
DIRECTOR: John Patterson


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