Texas Thespian State Festival Trip



Each year, Texas Thespians holds a state-wide festival, open to any active Texas Thespian Troupe. Texas Thespian State Festival (TTSF) is filled with:


•Main Stage Performances

•Play Marathons

•College Auditions

•Performance Competitions

•Technical Competitions

•Nationally Acclaimed Guest Speakers

•All Convention Events

•Late Night Events

•Thespian-related vendors are on hand with all things Thespian

•Opportunities to advance to the International Thespian Society National Festival

•Opportunities to meet other Thespians from all over our great state who share your passion for Theatre!





In order for Students to be eligible:

•must be a currently inducted thespian with 15 or more points

•the student must maintain passing grades by October 27th, 2018

•all past dues and fees must be current and paid

•fill out the online forms

•must pay 100% of fees due online only via the following methods:

◦online payment in full.

◦online payment plan (must be paid by dates or there will be a LATE FEE*).


Cost is $400.00

•Payments may be made starting July 1st.

•Payment covers transportation, hotel accommodations, registration and classes.

•All Students on wait list.

•Payments in full are encouraged as there will be a wait list after 25 students have paid in full.

       The President must attend and 5 seniors have first priority.

•Each school is limited 5 college auditions slots. Additional slots, while may possible,

       cannot be guaranteed.

•Students are 100% responsible for submission and completion of all paper work.


Payment Plan is as follows:

•Payment Number 1 - $200.00 due by August 31st.

◦$25.00 Late Fee AFTER September 1st at 10PM CST and student moves to wait list.

•Payment Number 2 - $200.00 due by September 28th.

◦$50.00 Late Fee AFTER October 1st at 10PM CST and students moves down on wait list.

•Registered students or a student who is on or is moved to a wait list will not be refunded a $10.00 nonrefundable credit card transaction fee.

Refund Plan is as follows:

There are NO refunds after October 1st for Registered Students. This is a commitment and we cannot be liable for students who cannot attend due to failing grades, schedule conflict or unexpected events. Should your student not be able to attend due to reasons listed above, the TTSF fee is NOT refundable and only a portion of the hotel and travel fee may possibly be refunded depending on the date termination. If your student is unable to attend, their spot will be given to the next student on the wait list.

•After October 27th, Wait List Students will be refunded all their payment minus the $10.00 nonrefundable credit card transaction.


PLEASE NOTE: Failure to pay for theatre events fees in full, whether attended or not,

will be reported to the Rouse HS Office as required by LISD.

Texas Thespian Festival - November 20 -23, 2019 (Wednesday-Saturday)

Festival starts at 8 am on Thursday

Festival will end at 7 pm on Saturday

Return late Saturday, early Sunday

Gaylord Texan Resort Hotel & Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051

Please do not register until you have read and understand the rules and

regulations for committing to and registering for the Texas Thespian Trip!

Once you have filled out the form, there will be a link "Click here to continue" that will take you to the store to make your payment. If you are experiencing difficulties, you may go to the store to pay as well. Please note that your registration will not be accepted without the completed forms and payment.

Rouse High School Theatre

(512) 570-2000

1222 Raider Way, Leander, Texas 78641



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