Alabama Thespian Festival 2018
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Welcome to the Alabama State Thespian Festival!  
We are committed to providing educational theatre experiences for Alabama students. 
At the 2018 Alabama Thesfest on February 23 and 24, we have many opportunites to participate and have a wonderful festival. 
Things to Do: 
1. Opening Ceremony 
2. Tech Challenge
3. Chapter Select
4. Workshops
5. Individual Events
6. Improv Challenge
Remember... Act Well Your Part There All the Honor Lies. 

PLEASE READ YOUR DIRECTOR's MANUAL for rule changes and policies

Did You love the Opening Ceremony last year? Do your students want to be apart of it? 
You can apply to perform 1 of 3 opening ceremony Musical Numbers! 
Here is the Link! 
https://goo.gl/forms/QxPm6rBg5QqdYQ5m2
Festival Schedule for Thesfest 2018



Friday:

3:30 - 4:30  Registration  (Lobby)

4:30 - 5:00 Opening Ceremony  (Pelham Theatre)

5:00 - 10:00  Sr. Individual Events

5:00 - 8:00 Workshops

4:30 - 7:30  Dinner (Time will be assigned)

6:30 - 8:30 Mainstage (Pelham Theatre) Heathers *Rated High Maturity - Containing realistic or intense fictional violence,  suggestive humor, mature language and/or mature themes (suicide, murder).
Load in 5 pm
Perform 6:30 pm
Load out 8:30 pm

8:30 - 9:30 Improv Face Off  (Pelham Theatre)

Saturday:  

9:00 - 12:00  (Pelham Theatre) Morning Chapter Selects

Sr. Chapter Select - Chelsea High School  The Extraordinary Pointless Quest  *Medium Maturity - Contains realistic or intense fictional violence, crude humor, and/or minimal mature language.
Load in 8:50
Perform 9 AM
Load out 9:45 AM

Sr. Chapter Select  St. John Paul II Catholic HS  To Burn a Witch
Load in 9:50 AM
Perform 10:00 AM
Load Out 10:45 AM

Sr. Chapter Select Florence HS S.P.A.R.
Load in 10:50 AM
Perform 11:00 AM
Load Out 11:45 AM

9:00 - 11:00  Scholarship Auditions

11:00  Troupe Director’s Lunch Meeting

10:00 - 7:00  Workshops

10:00 - 2:00  Lunch  (Times will be assigned)

12:00 - 4:30  Jr. Individual Events

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Chapter Select Judges

1:00 - 6:00  Afternoon Chapter Select (Pelham Theatre)

Sr. Chapter Select  James Clemens Alice
Load in 1 pm
Perform 1:10 - 1:55
Load Out 1:55
Jr. Chapter Select  Berry Middle School How I Got That Part
Load in 2 pm
Perform 2:10- 2:55
Load Out 2:55

Sr. Chapter Select  Hueytown HS Wiley and the Hairy Man
Load in 3 pm
Perform 3:10 - 3:55
Load Out 3:55

Jr. Chapter Select  Dunbar Magnet School Boys and Ghouls Together
Load in 4 pm
Perform 4:10 - 4:55
Load Out 4:55
Sr. Chapter Select  Buckhorn HS The Handicapper General  *Low Maturity - Contains mild cartoon or fictional violence; NO mature staging, mature themes, or mature language.
Load in 5 pm
Perform 5:10 - 5:55
Load Out 5:55

4:00 - 7:00  Dinner  (Times will be assigned)

7:00  IE Showcase and Award Ceremony