This is our Canadian National Thespian Festival. It serves as a Thespy qualifier for the International Thespian Festival which happens each June in Indiana. In the next number of years we will also develop an in-person CNTF too!!
ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME... Saturday, April 1st, 2023 9:00am -- Welcome! And Opening
Welcome from our Current PTO around Canada
Welcome from our International EdTA Special Guest TBA
Welcome from EdTA Canada Director - Mr. Wrotniak
9:30am - 10:45am -- Live Workshop Session 1 (DROP-IN) 11am - 12 noon -- Introduction to the Thespys 12:15pm - 1:30pm -- Live Workshop Session 2 (DROP-IN) 1:45pm - 3pm -- Live Workshop #3 (DROP-IN) or Live Special Performance by TBA 3:15pm - 4:30pm -- Live Workshop #4 (DROP-IN) 4:45pm -- Thespy and One-Act Plays Available for Viewing on our Festival Portal 5:00pm - 7:00pm -- Watch One-Act Plays & Thespys 7:00pm - 9:00pm -- One-Act Play and Thespy Adjudication - General Notes Sunday, April 2nd, 2023 Grade 11 and 12 Scholarship Auditions on live zoom! Starting at 12 noon EVERYTHING WILL BE ACCESSED THROUGH OUR ONLINE FESTIVAL PLATFORM: https://canada-virtual.cothespians.net/authake/user/login
YOU WILL GET YOUR PASSWORD TO THE EVENT PLATFORM ONCE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON March 15th.
ZOOM ROOM CODES TO SPECIFIC SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS WILL BE POSTED ON THE EVENT PLATFORM 24 HOURS BEFORE THE FESTIVAL.
Festival Registration Cost: $10.00 for inducted Thespians and $15.00 for non-inducted students. Plus: $50 cost per Chapter Select One-Act Play Entered (max one per school) $5 per Thespy Event Entered (max three new entries per student) - for schools already participating in Adjudicated Thespys during the Introduction to the Thespys session.
Teacher Pro-D Enrollment: $25.00
If funding is an issue for your school and you are at an inner city school there may be funding available to help bring down your festival registration costs. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.