Madison Consolidated High School hosted the Southern Indiana Regional Thespian Conference on Saturday.

The event allowed Madison and its guests to showcase their talent. Other schools attending were Gibson Southern, Reitz Memorial and Silver Creek.

The conference included workshops related to stage management, vocals, sound, dance, play writing and characterization. This is the first year that MCHS has hosted the event.

Madison's Alex Simms and Aleah Cutshall, top, performed a scene from "The Crucible." Gibson Southern High School actors Kolten Turner and Kirstin Conner, bottom, performed a scene from the dark comedy "The Marriage of Bette and Boo."

(Staff photos by Ken Ritchie/