International Thespian Society
An honor society for Theatre Arts students!
2015-16 State Festival will be held in Greensboro, NC, March 17-19.
The International Thespian Society has been honoring
excellence in the work of theatre students since 1929. Thespian troupes
serve students in grades nine through twelve, and Junior Thespian
troupes serve students in grades six through eight. There are at present
active ITS troupes in more than 3,900 high schools and middle schools,
mostly in the United States and Canada. The Society recently inducted
its two millionth Thespian. Students must complete 10+ hours of service
or performance in our school performing arts department. Students are
then eligible for participation in the state festival and even
attendance/performance at the national level.
proudly has one of the oldest troupes in the state--#72! We do not know
what year it was instated but our troupe was reinstated under the
direction of Mrs. Stanley Marino in 2008. Every year we have attended
the State festival at the UNCSChool of the Arts campus. In 2015, the
festival out grew the NCSA and is now in varied locations around the
students have performed and showed their technical skills at the state
festival. In 2015, Shana Franklin was one of many excellent and superior
scores, earning a superior in scene design.
to Thomas Propest (costume design), Madison Wait (monologues), and
Carson Fox (short film) for scoring Superior ratings at the 2013
Festival at UNC School of the Arts March 16-17, 2012
to Saralynn Schombs--critic's choice in monologues!! Emmalie Handley,
Thomas Propest, Tiffany Wilson, Ryan Tatum, Garrett Golden and Madison
Wait all received Excellent ratings for acting and musical theatre!
was a great year with Thomas Propest and Bekka Mayen gaining a Superior
rating in Musical Theatre duet and Elizabeth Taylor rating Superior in
Solo Musical. Many students drew an Excellent, the next level!! Bravo!