Northwest Area

Your Northwest Area Representatives:

2017-2018 Northwest Area Representatives:  Kory Meinhart , Don Wachowiak 

2017-2018 Northwest Area State Thespian Officer: Elizabeth Atkins ,  Twitter: @NWAreaSTO

2017 Northwest Area Conference Host: Kelly McBane, The University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film

2017 Northwest Area Thespian Conference:

Saturday, December 9, 2017  from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at The University of Toledo Center for the Performing Arts

  • Troupe Directors: This year’s registration information will available by clicking a link below. 
  • Students: Get your registration information from your Troupe Director at your home school.
  • Student delegates are encouraged to wear their troupe’s spirit wear or show shirts and/or school colors to represent their troupe throughout the day

Registration is now open. The registration deadline is November 19, 2017.

You can register at the link here.

PLEASE NOTE: All adults attending any Ohio Thespians Conference this year will be subject to a background check.

Important Documents:

Troupe Director Code of Conduct Form
Delegate Code of Conduct 
Chapter Consent and Acceptance Form (for all delegates, students and adults – formerly the Emergency Medical Form)

Northwest Area Theatre Educator Network (TEN) Meetings:

2017-2018 Meetings:

Sunday,  9/10 at 1:00 pm at Springfield. High School
Saturday, 12/2 at 9:30 am at UT CPA
Saturday, 2/10 at 9:30 am at 
Saturday, 5/5 at 9:30 am, at Northview HS


September 7 – 10,  TEN Express Playfest: Express Playfest Poster/Info Express Playfest Registration Form
December 9 NW Area Conference at UT CPA 
Mar 23 – 25, 2018  Ohio Thespian State Conference at Northmont HS

Northwest Area StARS:

Northwest StARs (Student Area Representatives) are troupe members from all over Northwest Ohio area that meet in order to plan Northwest Area Thespian Conference.  It is a great way to network with other theatre students from all over Northwest Area, as well as be involved in theatre and share your Thespian ideas and enthusiasm in something greater than just your school program.  In order to be a STO (State Thespian Officer) from Northwest Area, you must first be a StAR.

2017 Meeting Dates: 

9/16, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Springfield High School

10/14, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Springfield High School

11/11, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Northview High School

12/2, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at The University of Toledo CPA

12/8 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at The University of Toledo CPA

12/9, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at The University of Toledo CPA (NW Area Conference)

2017-2018 NW Area StARs Handout



StARs attend 5 meetings prior to NW Area Conference. If you miss 1 meeting, you lose your free T-shirt. If you miss 2 meetings, you lose free registration to NW Area Conference. If you miss 3 or more meetings, you lose the right to call yourself a StAR.

Last Updated: 11/28/2017