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Be Part of the 2021 All-Ohio Show

Be Part of the 2021 All-Ohio Show

Time Capsule is an original spoken word, music, dance, and digital production directed by Chennelle Bryant-Harris, with script supervision by David Hansen, technical supervision by Aiden Woods, and choreography by SMJ.

Ohio Thespian Curtain Call: November 2020

Ohio Thespian Curtain Call: November 2020

The pandemic has moved so much of our lives to the digital world at a time when racial tensions and a politicized nation have created an even greater need for human connection. Through the creation of the All-Ohio show, Time Capsule, students will have the opportunity to share their views of this unique time in our history and share what it was like to be an Ohio high school theater student in 2020-2021.

Ohio Thespian Curtain Call: September 2020

Ohio Thespian Curtain Call: September 2020

In light of the continued threat posed by COVID-19, many of the 2020-21 Ohio Thespian events will be virtual — including this year’s state conference.

We are using this as an opportunity to reinvent some of our traditional events and explore options for better connecting with thespians across the state and even beyond. We hope that many of the new strategies we pilot this year will prove popular and continue in years to come.

We want to hear from you!

We want to hear from you!

Please take 5 minutes to complete our survey about your school and district’s current back-to-school plan for the 2020-21 school year.

2020 Back-to-School Professional Development Series

2020 Back-to-School Professional Development Series

Join us for the first in our 2020 Back-to-School Professional Development Series: Getting your Theatre Program Online! You only have to register once to get access to all five sessions in the series. Each workshop will take place via Zoom and be recorded for future viewing.

State Conference Refunds

State Conference Refunds

Dear Ohio Thespians,Thank you for your patience as we worked to resolve the unprecedented cancelation of the 2020 Ohio Thespian State Conference. We will begin issuing full refunds in two weeks. All refunds will be sent to the same address from which they were...

COVID-19 and the 2020 Ohio Thespian Conference

COVID-19 and the 2020 Ohio Thespian Conference

In compliance with guidance issued by state and local authorities to contain the community spread of COVID-19, the Ohio Thespian State Conference has been canceled. The health and safety of our Thespian community is our top concern.

Coronavirus: Ohio Thespian State Conference Update

Coronavirus: Ohio Thespian State Conference Update

Dear Ohio Thespian Directors, Your safety is always our top priority. We are closely monitoring the coronavirus situation in the state of Ohio and its impact on schools, travel, and gatherings. At present, all plans for the Ohio Thespian State Conference, scheduled...

Adult Background Checks

Adult Background Checks

Background checks will be conducted on all adult participants to better ensure the safety of students attending EdTA events. Background checks are conducted online by Trak-1 and allow the state to pay a lower insurance premium. They are provided at no cost to schools.

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