2019 NY State Festival is April 26-27 at Long Island University-Brooklyn!
Map of festival location
Colleges and universities attending
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!
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- DUE APRIL 2nd (early bird until March 25th)
Submit up to FIVE PHOTOS from 2018-19 for the Pre-festival Slideshow!
Print a poster for the English/Contra dance Friday night! Dress up in Regency Era clothing- live band and caller
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 12
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 email@example.com if still interested
Adjudicate - REGISTRATION CLOSED. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if still interested
Volunteer - NOW ACCEPTING 2019 VOLUNTEERS UNTIL APRIL 12