Junior Thespian Conference

Upcoming Junior High Conference

Improv Night!:  Feb 22
Conference:  Feb 23
Location:  Miller South School of the Visual and Performing Arts, Akron

Improv Night!:  Feb 21
Conference:  Feb 22
Location:  The Seven Hills School, Cincinnati

Improv Night!:  Feb 19
Conference:  Feb 20
Location:  Bexley Middle School, Bexley (Columbus)

Conference Scholarship

Earn a scholarship for your troupe to attend Junior Thespian Conference

Several years ago, OHEdTA started a scholarship to send a high school troupe to State Thespian Conference, and we are pleased to now offer a similar scholarship to Junior Thespian Troupes!

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, your troupe must have not have attended Junior Thespian Conference for the past two years (15/16 and 16/17) due to financial reasons.

This scholarship will cover Saturday registration fee for up to 12 troupe members, 1 troupe director, and 1 chaperone, as well as up to $800 for travel expenses.

Interested in applying?  Simply fill out the application form and email it to brhinehart@ohedta.org no later than December 8th, 2017

Individual Events

New Category for Individual Events at Junior Thespian Conference (IEs)

This year, Junior Thespians will be able to compete in the Short Film IE.  Films will have to be mailed on a flash drive to Becky Rhinehart, 6230 Mistover Ln, Canal Winchester OH  43110 by January 24th.  Junior Thespians can also compete in all performance IEs (Monologue, Duet Acting, Group Acting, Solo Musical, Duet Musical, Group Musical, Solo Pantomime, Duet Pantomime, Solo Musical Dance, Duet Musical Dance, Group Musical Dance) as well as Playwrighting.  Please consult State Conference Individual Events for more information.

Perform at Junior Thespian Conference Opening

This year, your troupe can strut your stuff from the very beginning by performing a 3 minute scene or song at opening ceremony on the Saturday of Junior Thespian Conference.  Sign up for this opportunity will be on the Junior Thespian Conference registration form.

Past Conferences

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The 2018 Junior High Conference was held Feb 24, 2018 at Bexley High school.