Ms. Sumner M. Bender

Phone: 803-476-8818


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Sumner M. Bender

Sumner M. Bender is the Theatre Teacher at Spring Hill High School, she also teaches a semester long Public Speaking class. Ms. Bender is currently the President of the Board of Directors for Trustus Theatre and has been a company member with the organization since 2003. At SHHS Ms. Bender is the teacher sponsor for the Drama Club and Thespian Society. She directs a school wide play and musical each year. Audition dates and times are posted below. If you have any questions please email her at The Stallion Theatre Group is always looking for volunteers and values community connections and sponsorships.  

The mission of the Theatre program at Spring Hill High School:

  • Develops creativity, artistic skills and professionalism in students through an active programing.
  • Encourages and develops skills in communication, problem solving, research and effective writing through coursework and application in performance and production.
  • Honors and College Prep students to expand and perfect their knowledge of the literary, historical and philosophical aspects of theatre and by providing a rich curriculum.
  • Fosters students' understanding and appreciation of the arts through general education courses and the production program.

If you have any questions feel free to email me

All students/guardians should subscride to their respective GOOGLE CLASSROOM!


Stallion Theatre Group 2018-19

Important dates:

Fall Musical: INTO THE WOODS


September 5 and 6

3:30-6pm, MPR

Come in comfortable clothes

Prepare 1 min song with music*

(Song should be in a similar style to the music of ITW)

Callbacks: Sept. 7, 3:30-6pm (if needed)

Rehearsals: Sept 10- November 28, afterschool

(must have own transportation)

Show dates/times: Nov. 29-Dec 1 @ 7:30pm/Dec 1 @ 2pm


Spring Show Info: TBD

District Musical for 8-12 graders: TBD