2019 Festival Schedule: Friday 8:30 - 9:00 am Early Registration 8:45 amIE Judges/Time Keepers Meeting 9:00 am Student Meeting (Auditorium) 9:00 - 10:00 am NIE Session I 9:30 am Tech Olympic Walk Through of Events 9:45 am Start Time for Tech Olympics 10:15 - 11:15 am NIE Session II/Tech Olympics 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch, Registration 1:00 pm Opening Ceremony 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Session I 3:15 - 4:15 pm Session II 4:30 - 5:30 pm Session IIICast list for Oklahoma Playworks will be Posted! 5:30 - 6:15 pm Dinner Break 6:15 - 7:15 pm Session IV Auditions for All-State Show! 7:30 - 9:00 pm 10 Minute Scene Showcase
Saturday 7:45 - 8:15 am Auditionee Meeting (6168) 8:00 - 8:15 am Registration (Saturday Only) College Reps will visit the NTE Tables. Be near your Table to talk to interested colleges! 8:30 - 9:30 amSession V 9:45 - 10:45 am Session VI 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Session VII 12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch 1:15 - 2:15 pm Session VIII 2:15 - 2:45 pm Visit Colleges/Auction Purchases 3:00 pm Closing Ceremony
Click each competition below to view the rules and regulations. To view the complete International Individual events guidelines (click here).
The Oklahoma Thespians and Tulsa Community College will be hosting a 2 day festival for students who love theatre & performing arts. The State Thespian Festival will be held at the Tulsa Community College Campus February 1-2, 2019. (Registration deadline Jan. 18, 2019) Registration will go up to $25 after deadline.
What events will the OK State Thespian Festival offer? For $20 each your students have the opportunity to...
- Compete in competitions including monologue, duet acting, group acting, solo musical theatre, duet musical theatre, group musical theatre, stage management, lighting design, costume design, and many more!
- Audition for college theatre programs! (Oklahoma Theatre Auditions)
- Audition for scholarships! (seniors only)
- Attend workshops offered by Theatre professionals and colleges!
- Enjoy a 2 day Theatre event with High School Thespians from across the state!
Oklahoma Students DO NOT have to be a member of Thespian Society to attend the Oklahoma State Thespian Festival, but here is information about the International Society that your students could join today!
The Oklahoma Thespians are members of the International Thespian Society and Educational Theatre. EdTA’s student honorary organization, the International Thespian Society, is the world’s largest honor society recognizing excellence and achievement in middle and high school theatre students. More than 2 million students have been inducted into ITS since its beginning in 1929. Through their EdTA membership, Thespians have access to college auditions, scholarship money, and countless other young people with similar interests. Theatre teaches powerful life skills preparing all Thespians for a bright future.
Student benefits for joining:
Thespians, a one-time induction fee of $30, receive the following benefits:
A Thespian induction pin.
A personalized membership card and certificate.
A one-year subscription to the print edition of Dramatics magazine (a $30 value) as well as the opportunity to renew that subscription at a special member rate.
A subscription to Dramatics Digital from induction through the year following graduation.
Leadership opportunities at the troupe, chapter, and national levels.
Eligibility to apply for EdTA grants and scholarships.
Eligibility to audition for admission to college theatre programs at the Thespian Festival.
A certificate, a membership card, and eligibility to receive Thespian honor and graduation items.
A bumper sticker that reads: Proud parent of a theatre arts honor student.
For more information on how to charter a troupe and how your students can participate in this great organization, please go to www.schooltheatre.org .