The International Thespian Society (ITS) is the Educational Theatre Association’s student honorary organization. ITS recognizes the achievements of high school and middle school theatre students. Since 1929, EdTA has inducted more than 2 million Thespians into ITS. That number continues to grow, with more than 36,000 students from around the country being inducted each year.
This guide will walk you through everything you and your students need to know about participating in National Individual Events. Scoring, qualification, registration, fees, participation, callbacks, volunteering, rules and measured skills. Two chief requirements are membership in an active Thespian Troupe and registration for the entire International Thespian Festival, held annually in Lincoln, Nebraska in June.