The 2017 Arizona Thespian Festival is November 17th and 18th at the Phoenix Convention Center. 

The AZ Thespian Festival is NOT open to the general public. All students must attend with their high school’s Thespian Troupe Director or Drama Director.  

Registration is now open. Please review the Troupe Director Guidebook and all documents before beginning the registration process. Thespian Festival registration is a very involved process and there are many steps.



2017 Thespian Festival Theme: Thespians Unite!
Day one: Broadway Fandom
Day two: Coming together for Broadway Cares

*****New this year, ALL adults are required to undergo a background check in order to attend the AZ Thespian Festival.  Please read the instructions at the top of the Medical & Consent form for directions. If an adult refuses, consent form isn’t sent by deadline or doesn’t pass the background, they will be unable to attend. This includes teachers, chaperones, presenters and exhibitors. 

For more festival information, please refer to the documents and forms listed below. Remember there are many steps to the registration process. Please refer to the Thespian Director Guidebook (link located below) to assist you.

Forms and Documents (click to download):

2017 Thespian Teacher Guidebook  – (updated 8/31)
2017 Thespian Festival Fees
2017 Official AZ thespian festival general schedule 
2017 Arizona Thespians Code of Conduct
2017 Thespian Festival Workshop Descriptions
2017 Thespian Festival Workshop Schedule
2017 Festival rules (IEs/GEs/One Acts)
IE & GE Ballots 2017
2017_AZ Thespian Festival Medical_Consent_&_Acceptance_form(for both students & adults) please note, ALL adults will be required to undergo a background check. If an adult refuses or doesn’t submit the consent by the deadline, they are unable to attend. 
Restaurant Guide
2017 AZ Thespian Teacher Of The Year Application 
2017 AZ Thespian Administrator Of The Year 
One Act Application for 2017  – One Acts are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Production name has to be supplied at the time of registration to hold your spot. TBD or TBA is not allowed.