It’s Almost Time!

KTF 2018 is nearly upon us! In less than 2 weeks over 400 students, educators, guest artists, and college representatives from all over Kentucky and beyond will descend on Owensboro for 2 days of shows, workshops, individual events, auditions, and, most importantly, community!

Not sure what’s in store? Check out the schedule to see what awaits you!

PS – It’s not too late to register to audition for our All-State Show! Register now!

Gearing Up For KTF 2018!

This weekend, STOs and board members spent an action packed weekend at our yearly retreat working hard to get everything ready for your 2018 Kentucky Thespian Festival! The adults tackled IE organization, finalized Audition and Scholarship details, and built the first draft of the workshop schedule. Meanwhile, the STOs packaged badge ribbons, created hundreds of collectable buttons that will be on sale at festival, and wrote letters to every troupe director in the state (make sure to watch the mail for yours)! Videos were filmed, decorations were made, and new late night events were planned. We also finalized next year’s festival theme which is…

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Announcing the Kentucky Thespian Society All-State Show!

Join Thespians from across the state as we work together to present our first All-State Show at the 2019 Kentucky Thespian Festival!

AMONG FRIENDS AND CLUTTER

BY LINDSAY PRICE

DIRECTED BY GRAE GREER

“It’s not a disease Icabod, it’s dating.”

Among Friends and Clutter, an award winning play, presents a montage of characters who experience the most important relationships in life: friends, family, and love.

Starting with seven classmates, the play explores what they imagine their lives will be, and shows what their lives eventually become. They grow, succeed, and sometimes fail, but in the end…friendship always matters!

“I’m honoured and thrilled to have my play Among Friends and Clutter chosen for the 2019 Kentucky Thespians All-State Show. It will be exciting to see students from all over the state participate and bring the play to life. Among was my very first produced play and it’s amazing to see it staged time and time again.” – Lindsay Price Continue reading “Announcing the Kentucky Thespian Society All-State Show!”

Congratulations to Amie Dunn Kisling!

Congratulations to Amie Dunn Kisling, the troupe director at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts at Lafayette High School for being selected for the EdTA Model Curriculum Framework Project!

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) has selected 12 two-member teams of high school theatre educators and teaching artists who will create a standards-based curriculum framework and instructional units in targeted areas of theatre. The EdTA Model Curriculum Framework Project, supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, is intended to serve as a key step toward the organization’s goal of providing high-quality professional development for its members and the field of theatre education.

Read more here!