The deadline to apply for the Send a Troupe to Conference Grant has been extended to December 17. If your troupe has not attended the state conference in the past three years, you are eligible to apply! Visit the Ohio Thespians website to download the application and explore other grant opportunities.
This year, the Ohio Department of Education will begin updating Ohio’s Learning Standards in Fine Arts and World Languages, and you can be part of the process. One way you can participate is by volunteering to serve on a working group for standards revision.
Welcome back, Ohio Thespians! This month we have ten items including two upcoming deadlines.
DIRECTOR: Luke BovenizerMUSIC DIRECTOR: Ian LeRoyELIGIBLE CAST: Active high school thespians from the state of OhioTITLE: Carrie: The MusicalDATES OF COMMITMENT:September 1, 2018: Audition/Tech Applications will open via GetAcceptd.com November 1, 2018: Applications CloseNovember 18, 2018: In-person Callbacks at Westerville South HSDecember 9, 2018: Meet and greet / Read through at Westerville South HSJanuary 18-21, 2019: First[…]
Congratulations to this year’s Tech Challenge participants!
To address concerns that have been raised in the past, we are implementing some new procedures for 2018 to help give as many troupes as possible access to shows. Every school will receive two unique login codes for our BookTix site. One login will be for shows and one will be for workshops. We anticipate these codes to[…]
Bringing a show to the 2018 Ohio Thespian State Conference? For only $25 you can have a promotional banner ad featured in Guidebook conference weekend. All proceeds go to support scholarships for Ohio thespians. Banner ads must be 600 pixels wide, 110 pixels tall, 300DPI or higher and formatted as a .PNG file. All ads[…]
The Educational Theatre Association and the International Thespian Society have partnered with the American Alliance for Theatre & Education (AATE) to sponsor Theatre in Our Schools to raise public awareness of the impact of theatre education and draw attention to the need for more access to quality programs for all students. Theatre in Our Schools presentations and advocacy may happen anytime in schools, theatres, and[…]
Happy New Year, Ohio Thespians! At the start of a new year, we have six items for you including important updates about the 2018 Ohio Thespian State Conference.
The Educational Theatre Association’s Advocacy Leadership Network ALN will begin accepting applications for new state chapter members on November 15. Launched in 2017, the ALN is designed to train state adult members in grassroots advocacy efforts on behalf of theatre and other arts education. The network selected members from 10 states in its first year and will[…]