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2017's Festival - Opening Doors

Washington State Jr. Thespians Festival 2017
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Hamilton Middle School, Seattle WA



Registration Deadline: January 9, 2017

2016/17 Consent & Acceptance Form (*NEW - only one form needed this year)

About the Festival

Washington State Thespians is thrilled to announce our state’s fourth annual Thespians Festival for students in grades six through eight! This year, our festival’s theme is Opening Doors.

The WA State Jr. Thespians Festival is a full day packed with theatre workshops, guest performances, and Individual Events (IE)—an opportunity for your students to perform for their peers and professional adjudicators. Your students will make new friends, develop their skills, and share the theatre experience with their teachers and peers.

Festival FAQ’s

Who may participate?

Any Washington State Middle School, Jr. High School, K-8, or K-12 students currently in grades 6 - 9. 6th graders in traditional K-6 elementary schools may participate as well.  9th graders in traditional 9-12 high schools should participate in the WA State Thespians Festival for high school students.

Can parents and other guests observe?

Parents and family members may pay $5.00 per person at the registration desk on the day of the event.

When & Where?

Saturday, January 21 at Hamilton Middle School in Seattle, WA. Check-in is at 8:30am, the first session will be at 9:00. Session schedules and event room information will be available at check-in. The Festival will conclude between 3:30 and 4:00pm.

How do I register?

Registration is online at www.washingtonthespians.org; click the events button. The registration deadline is Monday, January 9that 11:59pm. The late registration fee is $100 and there will be no refunds once registration is posted. The per-person entry fee is $25 with or without membership of a Thespian Troupe. One teacher/sponsor may attend for free with each group. Payment may be made with either a PO or check, pre-mailed or brought in person.

What do I need to know at the time of registration?

Names of the student(s) registering, the Individual Event(s) each student will participate in, and all of the names of students involved in any group event.

What about lunch at the Festival?

Students should bring their own sack lunches & water bottles to this event.

What do I need to have on the day of the Festival?

When you check in on the morning of the Festival, please have each student’s signed and completed emergency/media release form. These forms will be emailed to you after registration closes.

Who do I contact for more information?

Contact Julie Olsen, the WA State Jr. Thespians Festival Director at jolsen@asbschool.org or www.washingtontehspians.org for up-to-date information. 


• $25 per student. Includes IE,workshops, and performances.

• $5 per parent day of festival.

• 1 free admission for the teacher