ThesCon 2020

MS ThesCon will be hosted at the MSU Riley Center in Meridian, MS.

FEBRUARY 28-29TH

Registration will open and made available November 1st.

The Mississippi Thespian Conference was established in 1989. The conference was created to be a celebration of student achievement in Theatre Arts within the state of MS. The conference includes various opportunities for Thespians across the state to receive adjudication, network, learn, and experience all things Theatre and Thespians.

List of Events & Programs offered at MS Thespian Conference 2020

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- Chapter Select One-Act Marathon (only 7 slots) - Registration open November 1st

- Individual Events - Monologue, Duet/Group Acting, Solo Musical, Duet/Group Musical, Scenic Design, Lighting Design, Costume Design, Costume Construction, Stage MGMT, and Film.

- Workshops - Acting, Technical Theatre, Theatre Advocacy, Design, & much more.

- PlayWorks -

- Scholarship Auditions - MS Thespians currently gives away $3,000 dollars in scholarships to seniors planning on pursuing a career in Theatre Arts in the future.

- College Auditions - Colleges from around the state will be in attendance and would love to speak with and see you audition for their programs. Junior and Seniors are eligible for this.

- All-State Show (To Kill A Mockingbird) Auditions - Rising 8th graders - Rising 11th graders are eligible to audition for our first evener All-State Show. This production will serve as a shining example and showcase of the incredible talent we have within MS Thespians and our state. This event will happen every other year.

- Theatre Apprentice/Student Thespian Officer Program

- Troupe Director/Sponsor Meeting

- Awards Ceremony

Registration Cost:

General Registration per delegate………………………………………..$50.00

Conference T-Shirt………………………………………………………………$10.00

Individual Event Fee (Per Entry)…………………………………………….$ 7.00

Chapter Select One-Act Fee…………………………………………………$25.00

College Auditions…………………………………………………………………FREE

Scholarship Auditions…………………………………………………………..FREE

If you have any questions regarding festival please feel free to reach out to Janice Weaver - Conference Director at sojazzed@comcast.net

Many Thanks,

Erick Weeks,

MS Thespian Chapter Director,

eweeks@pearlk12.com