Mr. Hollomon will be starting his 24rd year as a high school Theatre Director. Before coming to LTHS, he spent 15 years as the Theatre Director at R.L Turner High School in Carrollton, Texas. While serving at R.L Turner High School he has had several national qualifiers in acting, Regional UIL OAP success, and State Finalists in competitive theatre events. Mr. Hollomon studied Theatre at The College of Santa Fe, Collin Theatre Center, and Texas Woman's University. As an actor, he has appeared in numerous productions, including Picnic, As Is, All in the Timing, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Side Man, The Exonerated, and many others. Mr. Hollomon is a graduate of Newman Smith High School(class of 1993) and has an amazing wife, Christy and two young children, Ella and Dylan. Mr. Hollomon is excited to continue growing the LTHS Theatre Program!
John Davenport is in his 12th year as a High School Technical Director. The students all know him as just "Davenport". Davenport graduated from Texas State University with a BFA in Theatrical Design and Technology in 2008. He immediately began working in professional theatre at Theatre Three in Dallas, where he worked on over 14 productions in under just 2 years.
Missing the educational aspect of theatre, he went back to school to get his teaching certification from the University of Dallas in 2011. During his teaching career he has worked as the Technical Director at Lovejoy High School from 2012-2016, at The Colony High School from 2016-2018, and has been here at Lebanon Trail since 2018.
In his personal life, he has participated in over fifty shows as both an actor and technician. He has won several awards for his work as a stage manager, including first place at ACTF for Region 6, earning him a spot at nationals in 2008. His acting work has also allowed him to compete internationally where he traveled to Liverpool, Nova Scotia with the local theatre group, Ohlook Performing Arts Center. In 2012, they competed in the Liverpool International Theatre Festival, where his group took home the award for Best International Show. In 2013, Davenport played Melchior in Ohlook's production of Spring Awakening. They competed in the American Association of Community Theatre competition where they took the show to Nationals where he was nominated for Best Actor. Recently he completed his Master of Arts in Theatre Education from the University of Houston.
Davenport is so excited to begin another year at LT and hopes to continue to build the Legacy of LT Theatre.