The GA Thespian Conference is a three day conference located in Columbus, GA where thousands of GA thespians receive a variety of opportunities. Students and Teachers are offered workshops of every kind taught by theatre professionals from around the country, and also given the chance to view other school’s performances selected from the GHSA One-Act Competition. Students of all ages can participate or view Individual Events and tech challenges, and, most importantly for juniors and seniors, audition for colleges and scholarships. Not only is this event an incredible learning experience, but allows students to showcase and explore their craft with other thespians from all around the state!
GA Thespians official Website:
Date of Conference:
February 9-10, 2018
First: $150, due September 22, 2017
Second: $100, due January 13, 2018
Final: Balance, expected to be approximately $75-$100, due April 2018 – we have to wait for bill from bus transportation
IEs or Individual Events give theatre students from around the state opportunities to perform in solo, duet, or group dramatic or musical scenes. Technical IE’s allow tech students the opportunity to show what they know and display the work they’ve done.
GA Thespians IE Guide:
*IE auditions will be held the week of November 7th during school
The goal of this event is to provide an opportunity for theatre student to exhibit their abilities in the technical production environment. Production skills and collaboration are required to efficiently accomplish each task. The event is evaluated on both time and efficiency.
Tech Challenge Handbook:
http://gathespians.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Tech.Challenge.Form_.pdf Application Due Date: November 15th
Each year Georgia Thespians offers $24,500 in college scholarships to eleven senior Thespians. Juniors and seniors also have an opportunity at conference to audition for colleges and universities from across the nation.
Please visit this link to find the additional information, specifics, and quick links about scholarships and auditions:
Questions or Concerns? Contact your Thescon Representatives:
Carly Berg: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hanah Feinstein (student representative): hanahfeinstein@comcast