2019 NY State Festival is April 26-27 at Long Island University-Brooklyn!
Map of festival location
Colleges and universities attending
REGISTRATION FOR SCHOOLS and Thespian Troupes
Click on "PART 1" button to download registration form
Download pricing schedule HERE
Download directions for filling out form HERE
Tech challenge rules and procedures HERE
Troupe Directors/Chaperones- please have each student complete a form and bring originals to the Festival
Registration for Individuals or small groups (NOT SCHOOLS)
Fill out the registration form HERE ($90 for both days, $60 Friday only, $50 Saturday only)
Download and fill out Parental/Guardian Permission Form HERE (parent/legal guardian does not have to accompany attendee - Please submit via email by April 19th!
Workshop list is here (PDF)! Official registration on Caboodle coming APRIL 16!
NY Thespian Festival 2019
Join us in NYC on Friday-Saturday, April 26-27, 2019 for the 10th annual New York Educational Theatre Festival. Open to high school and middle school students, this full-day festival features workshops, professionally adjudicated Individual Events, a one-act competition, student performances, a Tech Challenge, and scholarship and leadership opportunities! Schedule of events can be found HERE!
NY Thespians is a chapter of the Educational Theatre Association which sponsors the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization for middle and high school theatre students.
Location: Long Island University- Brooklyn, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Directions by public transportation:
LIRR to Atlantic Terminal (8-minute walk)
A, C, G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn
F to Jay Street-Metro Tech
2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins
B, D, N, Q, R, W to DeKalb
LINKS TO FESTIVAL 2019:
Registration and Hotel Information:
Schedule of Events (PDF)
Directions on how to complete registration
Festival Registration Form for SCHOOLS- DUE APRIL 19th
Festival Registration Form for INDIVIDUALS and SMALL GROUPS- DUE APRIL 19th
Submit up to FIVE PHOTOS from 2018-19 for the Pre-festival Slideshow!
Hotel Information (PDF)- special rates with Hampton Inn, Fairfield Inn and Suites, Marriott
Tech Challenge rules and practice procedures
Workshop registration COMING SOON, closes April 20
New to the NY State Thespian Festival? - new troupe packet COMING SOON!
STO, Individual Events, Competitions, and Scholarships:
Apply to be a State Thespian Officer (STO) - NOW OPEN! - Closes April 22
Individual Events (I.E.) Guidelines
Tech Challenge Guidelines (PDF for practice)
Scholarship applications - NOW OPEN! (seniors only) - Closes April 12
Songwriting Competition - NOW OPEN! - closes April 18 (download PDF flyer HERE)
Sponsorships, Workshops, Adjudication, and Volunteers:
Become a sponsor or have a table (PDF)
Sponsorship and tabling registration- OPEN NOW
Present a Workshop - WORKSHOP REGISTRATION CLOSED. EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org if still interested
Adjudicate - REGISTRATION CLOSED. Email email@example.com if still interested
Volunteer - NOW ACCEPTING 2019 VOLUNTEERS UNTIL APRIL 19