PHASE 1 Groups On Board

As of 10/18/17, we have welcomed out final group aboard Phase 1: The Pulse Memory Project.
However, if you would like to perform in honor of a Pulse victim, the families of the victims, the surviving significant others of the victims, or the wounded and survivors of the shooting, we would be more than happy to welcome you on board. Please register and note in the “Date of performance” that you wish to be listed with Phase 1, and please email us to touch base about this.


LPP world map complete

As of 10/4/17, we have 52 groups from 17 states and 4 countries (US, UK, Australia, and Nepal).

There are 20 groups on board with the LPP: Phase 1 that are a part of The International Thespian Society. 13 of these are from NJ. (These stats are including GCIT, the home of the LPP.) The rest are from six other states: TX, CO, PA, AZ, OH, OR, and NY.)

4 of our 12 theatres on board are from NJ. The other 5 USA theatres are from PA, MI, CA, FL, and NC.

The following graphic is updated from 9/30/17.



A * indicates that the group is putting on a production of The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later.

1) Middlesex County Vocational Technical High School – East Brunswick Campus
East Brunswick, NJ
Gender And Sexual Minorities and Allies club and Thespian Troupe 8020
In memoriam of Stanley Almodovar III

2) Hoboken High School
Hoboken, NJ
Thespian Troupe 7268
In memoriam of Darryl Roman Burt II

*3) Bloomfield High School
Bloomfield, NJ
Thespian Troupe ####
In memoriam of Oscar A Aracena-Montero

4) Atlantic County Institute of Technology – Academy of Performing Arts Drama I/II

Mays Landing, NJ
Thespian Troupe 8482
In memoriam of Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala

5) Dunellen High School
Dunellen, NJ
Thespian Troupe 1959
In memoriam of Antonio Davon Brown

6) Flushing High School
Flushing, NY
Thespian Troupe 7892
In memoriam of Angel L. Candelario-Padro

7) Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids
New York, NY
In memoriam of Amanda Alvear

8) The Branch Club @ GCIT
Sewell, NJ
In memoriam of Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez

9) Vineland High School Musical Theatre Class
Vineland, NJ
In memoriam of Mercedez Marisol Flores

10) Robbinsville High School
Robbinsville, NJ
Thespian Troupe 7161
In memoriam of Juan Chevez-Martinez

11) Passaic County Technical Institute
Wayne, NJ
Thespian Troupe 7894
In memoriam of Juan Ramon Guerrero

12) Cherry Blossom Players : LLC
Nutley, NJ
In memoriam of Leroy Valentin Fernandez

*13) Cumberland Regional High School
Cumberland, NJ
Thespian Troupe 7692
In memoriam of Javier Jorge-Reyes

14) The St. Joseph’s College Chapel Players
Brooklyn, NY
In memoriam of Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo.

15) Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT
In memoriam of Jean Carlos Mendez Perez

16) Truman High School
Levittown, PA
Thespian Troupe 5008
In memoriam of Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado

17) Garland High School
Garland, TX
Thespian Troupe 3072
In memoriam of Alejandro Barrios Martinez

18) Who Is My Neighbor?, co-LAB Arts, TrueSelves Transgender Support Group of the Pride Center of NJ, and the Reformed Church of Highland Park
Highland Park, NJ
In memoriam of Brenda Lee Marquez McCool

19) George Washington High School
Denver, CO
Thespian Troupe 1621
In memoriam of Yilmary Rodriguez Solivan

20) Cumberland County College
Vineland, NJ
In memoriam of Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez

21) Paulsboro High School
Paulsboro, NJ
In memory of Cory James Connell

22) McCarter Theatre
Princeton, NJ
In memory of Deonka Deidra Drayton

23) Woodward Academy
Atlanta, GA
Thespian Troupe ####
In memory of Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega

24) 21st Ward Theater Company
Philadelphia, PA
In memory of Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez

25) Downeaster Theatre
Lansing, MI
In memory of Enrique L. Rios, Jr.

26) Company Carolina – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Student Theatre
Chapel Hill, NC
In memory of Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera

27) The Space Tampa
Tampa, FL
In memory of Jean Carlos Mendez Perez and Eddie Jamoldroy Justice

*28) Diversionary Theatre & San Diego Junior Theatre
San Diego, CA
In memory of Jerald Arthur Wright

29) West Greene High School
Mosheim, TN
In memory of Joel Rayon Paniagua

30) University of Missouri
Columbia, MO
In memory of Luis S. Vielma

31) Big Dawg Productions
Wilmington, NC
In memory of Shane Evan Tomlinson

32) GCIT National Honors Society
Sewell, NJ
In memory of Anthony Luis Laureano Disla

33) Athens High School
Athens, OH
Thespian Troupe 524
In memory of Miguel Angel Honorato

34) Tom’s River High School North
Tom’s River, NJ
Thespian Troupe 7455
In memory of Franky Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez

35) Barnegat High School
Barnegat, NJ
Thespian Troupe 7363 and Gay/Straight Alliance
In memory of Kimberly Morris

36) Two River Theatre
Red Bank, NJ
In memory of Juan P. Rivera Velazquez

*37) One World Theatre
Kathmandu, Nepal
In memory of Martin Benitez Torres

38) Crescent Theatre
Birmingham, UK
In memory of  Frank Hernandez

39) Millennium High School
Goodyear, AZ
In memory of Tevin Eugene Crosby

40) Torquay Theatre Troupe
Victoria, Australia
In memory of Jean C. Nieves Rodriguez

41) York College
York, UK
In memory of Paul Terrell Henry,-music-performing-arts.html

42) Regional Center for the Arts
Trumbull, CT
In memory of Akyra Monet Murray

43) PFLAG Collingswood along with the Social Responsibility Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Cherry Hill
Collingswood, NJ / Cherry Hill, NJ
In memory of Luis Daniel Conde

44) Burlington Township High School
Burlington, NJ
Thespian Troupe 4294
In memory of Christopher Sanfeliz

45) Bodine High School for International Affairs GSA
Philadelphia, PA
In memory of Christopher Andrew “Drew” Leinonen

46) Susquehanna Township High School’s School of Performing Arts
Harrisburg, PA
In memory of Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz

47) Overbrook High School
Pine Hill, NJ
Thespian Troupe 6052
In memory of Edward Sotomayor, Jr., as well as  Christopher Andrew “Drew” Leinonen

48) Cedar Creek High School
Egg Harbor City, NJ
Thespian Troupe 7741
In memory of Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon

49) Woodstock Union High School and Middle School
Woodstock, VT
In memory of Jason Benjamin Josaphat


During Phase 1 of the LPP: Pulse Memory Project, the first forty-nine groups who signed on were assigned a name of a victim of the Pulse shooting.

As Phase 1 closed out, we chose to dedicate three more LPP performances in honor of specific groups connected to the Pulse Event.

1) Glencoe High School
Hillsboro, OR
Thespian Troupe 7125
In honor of the Families of the Victims of the Pulse Shooting

2) Camden County Technical School GSA and Performing Arts Academy – Gloucester Township Campus
Sicklerville, NJ
In honor of the Wounded and Survivors of the Pulse Shooting

3) Marymount Manhattan College – Department of Theatre Arts
New York City, NY
In honor of the Surviving Life-Partners, Boyfriends, Girlfriends, and Spouses of the Victims of the Pulse Shooting