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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
Tickets for the 2020 Ohio Thespian State Conference will be released on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 9 a.m. Each school will receive four tickets per paid delegate and one workshop ticket per 10 students for ticketed workshops. To claim your tickets, starting by finding your ticketing access code below and then visit www.ohedta.booktix.com
The countdown to conference is on! As of Sunday, we have 1,367 attendees scheduled to attend the 2020 Ohio Thespian State Conference. That includes 52 troupes from high schools across Ohio, representatives from 24 colleges, eight vendors, and a whole heck of a lot of...