Updated for 2020 Festivals!
Texas Regional Junior Thespian Festival SOUTH
Houston Area - TBA
Texas Regional Junior Thespian Festival NORTH/EAST
DFW Area - TBA
Texas Regional Junior Thespians Festival CENTRAL
Time: 8am-6pm - for all festivals
Registration Cost: $45 per registrant
Additional $15 IE Fee
Junior High Thespian Troupes are invited to the Texas Junior Regional Thespian Festival.
*Your school does not have to have a chartered troupe to attend Junior Festival.*
Junior Thespians will enjoy:
For questions regarding Junior Regional Festival Day, contact
Jenae Glanton, Junior Thespian Festival Director.
SOUTH, NORTH/EAST & CENTRAL FESTIVALS - TBA
Performance opportunities and technical theatre competitions include:
This means that schools may have TEN IE EVENTS OF THEIR CHOICE (performance & technical individual events - in whatever combination works best for the troupe).
See the Individual Events Page for fee structure, competition forms, and dress requirements.
Jenae Glanton, Junior Festival Chair, is a graduate of Texas Woman's University and holds a M.A. and a B.A. in Theatre. She taught Middle School Theatre for twelve years. She currently serves as Theatre Director at Rockwall-Heath High School in Rockwall ISD. Jenae has directed over forty productions at the middle school and high school level; earning Area and Regional High School UIL One-Act Play appearances and ten Middle School UIL One-Act Play District Placements. She is an Actor's Equity Association Membership Candidate and has been seen on stage in several professional productions in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex theatres. In 2015, Jenae received the TETA K-8 Educator of the Year and was also named the Rockwall ISD/Maurine Cain MS Teacher of the Year. Jenae is an Honorary Lifetime PTA Member and a member of the Collin Theatre Center Hall of Fame. She holds a seat on the Texas Thespian Board.