STATE BOARD MEETINGS

The Arizona State Thespian Board meets monthly.  Meetings are held on Saturdays at 9:30 AM, and take place at various high schools across the state.  Everyone is welcome to attend the meetings, however, membership to the board requires a student elected officer to the student board, or an application can be submitted for associate membership.  Please contact Jenell Riordan if you are interested!


2019-2020 MEETING & EVENT DATES

July 8-11, 2019 Leadership Camp @ Camp Shadow Pines
August 9, 2019: Board Meeting 5:30pm – Mountain Pointe HS
August 10, 2019:  Coaches Convention – Mountain Pointe HS 8:00 am
August 26, 2019: Festival Registration Opens
September 7, 2019:  Board Meeting 9:30am -Desert Ridge HS
October 11, 2019 THESPIAN FESTIVAL REGISTRATION DUE @ 5:00pm LATE REGISTRATION not allowed
October 12, 2019: Board Meeting 9:30am – Desert Ridge HS
November 1, 2019 Mainstage Adjudication Deadline
November 2, 2019: Board Meeting 9:30am – Desert Ridge HS
November 15-16, 2019: Thespian Festival @ Phoenix Convention Center
November 15, 2019: Regional Festival Registration Opens
December 13, 2019: Regional Registration Closes @ 5:00pm. No late registration!

January 11, 2020:  Regional Meetings 9:30am – North, Central and West @ Perry HS, South @ TBD
January 13, 2020: Junior Festival Registration Opens
January 25, 2020: SAFT @ University of Arizona
January 25, 2020: CAFT @ Mesa Community College
January 25, 2020: NAFT @ Yavapai Community College
January 25, 2020: WAFT @ TBD
February 8, 2020: Board Meeting 9:30am – Agua Fria HS
February 28, 2020: Junior Festival Registration Closes
March 7, 2020: Board Meeting 9:30am – Bradshaw Mountain HS
March 21, 2020: AZ Junior Thespian Festival – 8:00am Mountain Pointe HS
March 23, 2020: Camp Registration Opens
April 4, 2020: CTE Leadership Day – 8:00am Mountain Pointe HS
April 2020: State Board Meeting
May 9, 2020: Board Meeting 9:30am – Sabino HS
June 3, 2020: Board Meeting 9:30am – Desert Ridge HS
July 6-9, 2020:  Leadership Camp @ Camp Shadow Pines


 ARIZONA THESPIAN STATE BOARD MEMBERS

Jenell Riordan:  State Director
Desert Ridge High School 10045 E. Madero Mesa, AZ 85209
jenell.riordan@arizonathespians.com
Steve Abaroa:  Co-State Director
Highland High School 4301 E. Guadalupe Rd. Gilbert, AZ 85234
steve.abaroa@arizonathespians.com
 Linda Phillips: Treasurer
7400 W. Bridle Trail Flagstaff, AZ 86001
linda.phillips@arizonathespians.com