Kansas Thespian Festival
January 7-9, 2021
Any student at Olathe South is invited to attend the Kansas Thespian Festival in January at Century II Convention Center in Wichita, Kansas. Nearly 1800 students from Kansas attend this festival every year. Students see main stage shows performed by high schools and attend workshops led by college professors and theatre professionals.
Registration for the festival is due by September 30th. The trip costs $400 for the three day festival. This includes meals, transportation, lodging, and registration for the festival. Contact Mr. Hastings if you have any questions about the Kansas Thespian Festival.
Inducted Thespians can compete in the Thespy Awards. Any student that receives a superior on their event will qualify for International Thespian Festival. The following are the Therapy events:
Performance Individual Events
Solo Musical Theatre
Duet Musical Theatre
Group Musical Theatre
Technical Individual Events
How to Register for the Kansas Thespian Festival
FESTIVAL REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON AUGUST 15TH
- Make your $400 payment online through TouchBase: https://www.olatheschools.org/feepayment.
- Log in to TouchBase.
- Click on your student's name.
- Under Shop, click Items at Student’s School.
- Then click on Performing Arts and you should see the option to pay for the Kansas Thespian Festival.
- Sign the Emergency Medical Release and Security Rules that are attached to this registration.
- Per the KANSAS THESPIAN FESTIVAL registration rules, a parent/guardian must sign these forms, even if the student is 18.
- Bring them to Mrs. Hastings in room 1008 by September 30th.