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Florida State Thespian Festival

March 20-23, 2019

Tampa, FL

The Florida State Thespian Festival is a Private Event. Only registered participants or those accompanying a troupe may attend.



School for Wives by Moliere

Medea by Euripides

Othello by William Shakespeare


You Can’t Take It With You by Kaufman and Hart.

The Play That Goes Wrong by Mischief Theatre Company.

Noises Off by Michael Frayn.


Anatomy of Gray by Jim Leonard Jr.

Doll’s House Part 2 by Lucas Hnath.

Humans by Stephen Karam.


Hamilton Music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Kiss Me Kate Book by Samuel & Bella Spewack. Music & lyrics by Cole Porter

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812  Music, lyrics and book Dave Malloy

The Drowsy Chaperone. Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar. Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison







Student Eligibility for the State Festival

All students, in good standing, who were adjudicated at their District I.E. Festival or their One Act Festival are eligible to attend the Florida State Thespian Festival, at the discretion of their Troupe Director.
Students must adhere to the Florida State Thespian Student Conduct Guidelines and Conduct Contract.
Any violation of the conduct guidelines or any behavior that could be deemed as a law or safety violation can result in the removal of the violating student and include the removal of the student’s entire troupe from the current and/or future festivals.
Individual Events that received a Superior rating at their District Festival are eligible to be adjudicated at the State Festival at the discretion of their Troupe Director and within the limitation of  six (6) individual events per troupe.
One Acts perform at the State One Act Festival at the discretion of the District Chair for each district, after qualifying with a Superior rating at their District One Act Festival, and being selected by the judges at that festival.
Make-up and Student Choreography Critics Choice winners for each district will take part in a workshop for their respective events at the State Festival.
All decisions of Florida State Thespian District Chairs and the State Director of Florida Thespians are final.

Affiliation information comes from the Home Office of EdTA in Cincinnati. If you have paid your dues or changed troupe directors, please contact EdTA to find out how to correct this information. Please make sure your dues are paid for the 2017-18 school year by contacting the membership department at EdTA (513) 421-3900. Payment may be made by credit card over the phone or by check through the mail or school purchase order by FAX. You may also contact them at www.schooltheatre.org


Future Festival Dates:

2019: March 20-23
2020: March 18-21
2021: March 17-20