Florida State Thespian Festival

A Thespian’s Life for Me

March 20-23, 2019

Tampa, FL


Online Registration December 16th 11:59PM – January 16th 11:59PM

Registration Paperwork must be received by January 22, 2019  3PM at:

4522 West Village Dr #307



Below are the Moratoriums and Tech Titles

2018-2019 Florida State Thespian Mainstage Moratorium

Side Show

Ain’t Misbehavin

Arabian Nights

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Forever Plaid

Nine to Five

Dancing at Lughnasa

Bright Star

 2018-2019 Florida State Thespian One Act Play Moratorium 

 21 Chump Street 

Almost, Maine 

Among Friends and Clutter 

Anatomy of Gray 

And They Dance Real Slow in Jackson 

The Bible In 30 Minutes… Or Less! 

Chamber Music 

Collected Stories 

Coney Island Christmas 


Dark Road 

Doubt: A Parable 

Fighting Demons 

Idarrem, a Musical Rockumentary 

The Importance of Being Earnest 


The Least Offensive Play in the Whole Darn World 

Lily and Dunkin 


Offending the Audience 

Orphie and the Book of Heroes 


Our Place 

Peter and the Starcatcher 

Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread 

Picasso at The Lapin Agile 

Pink Lemonade for Tomorrow 


Property Rites 

PVT Wars 


Roots of Red 

Sentimental Journey: The Music of WWII 

Seussification of a Midsummer Night’s Dream 

Still Life with Iris 

The Undercover Lover 



What We Carry 

When the Hurly Burly is Done 

Winnie The Pooh 



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 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

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

Future Festival Dates:

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

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