Thursday, November 30th - we will start in the evening with the Conference opening and a main stage show at North Penn High School
Friday, December 1st - in the morning, we will start at Springfield Township HS with One Acts. Troupes have a break to get lunch on their own and to travel to North Penn HS. In the early afternoon the conference will resume in the North Penn auditorium.
Saturday, December 2nd will be a full day at North Penn ending around 10:30pm.
Students must be inducted thespians to participate in Thespys, but they do not need to attend Conference to submit a Thespy.
Students must be inducted thespians and attend conference to participate in:
- Sr Scholarship
- Jr College Showcase
- Improv Pairs
Workshop Leader applications - Sep 30th
Troupe Conference Registration - Oct 29th
Thespy Info applications - Nov 1st
Royalty Affidavit - Nov 4th
STO applications - Nov 4th
Sr Scholarship applications - Nov 4th
Jr College showcase applications - Nov 4th
Administrator Award applications - Nov 4th
Honor Troupe applications - Nov 4th
All conference registration fees - Nov 30th
Thespy video submissions - Dec 31st
- Thespys will be conducted virtually.
- Sr. Scholarships and Jr. College Showcase will occur in person at the conference.
- Other planned conference events include Main stage shows, One Acts, Improv Pairs competition, Tech challenge, Scenic Design challenge, Hat and Makeup challenge, and workshops.
Main Stage shows -
Chartiers Valley - FREAKY FRIDAY
Council Rock - 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
North Penn - Play - Classical comedy (Shakespeare, Moliere,etc)
Ridley - THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
Susquehannock - LOST GIRLS
One Act shows -
1 - Springfield HS
2 - Pennsbury
3 - Neshaminy
4 - Harry S Truman
5 - Columbia
6 - Wilson
7 - Springfield MS
8 - York Country Day
9 - Dubois
10 - Parkland
11 - Peters Township
Costs and Fees ...
Registration for Inducted Thespians - $110 pp
Registration for non inducted Thespians - $125 pp
Registration for adults (non Troupe Directors) - $50 pp
Thespys - $15 pp
Tech challenge - $25 per team
Improv Pairs - $20 per team
Sr Scholarships - $10 pp
Jr College Showcase - $10 pp
One Acts - $25 per school
Shuttles - PA Thespians ARE NOT arranging a local shuttle bus service. It is highly encouraged to have your own transportation for the entire conference. If you need to arrange local transportation, there are several companies you can contact.
Klein Transportation - 610-314-0989
Charters of America - 888-544 -1101
Werner Coach - 800-532-9800
Society Transportation - 888-408-7308
Hotels - We will be working with area hotels to get conference rates. Each school makes, pays for and is responsible for their own hotel reservations.
We look forward to having you and your troupe participating in this year's PA Thespian Conference!
If you have any questions about our upcoming conference or anything else Thespian related, please don't hesitate to contact the Chapter Director.