Texas Regional Junior Thespian Festival SOUTH
October 12, 2019 Chavez HS - Houston ISD
Texas Regional Junior Thespian Festival NORTH/EAST
December 14, 2019 Prosper HS - Prosper ISD
Texas Regional Junior Thespians Festival WEST
Feb. 22, 2020 - Sands Consolidated ISD
Time: 8am-4pm - for all festivals
Registration Cost: $35 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 FESTIVALS - August 19th, 2019
WEST FESTIVAL - December 2nd, 2019
SOUTH - September 20th, 2019
NORTH/EAST - November 22nd, 2019
WEST - January 31, 2020
Performance opportunities and technical theatre competitions include:
This means that schools may have six (6) performance individual events and seven (7) technical individual events - in whatever combination works best for the troupe. If there are three (3) monologues, one (1) duet, and two (2) solo musicals, that's okay! If a troupe has four (4) stage managers, one theater marketing, and two (2) costume designs, that's okay too!
See the Performance Events Information 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.