Dear Friend of Nebraska Thespians:
We are busy preparing for the 2019 Nebraska State Thespian Festival to be held in Omaha at the Doubletree Hotel and Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha. The festival will take place on January 3, 4, and 5 in 2019. Please read below for opportunities to participate in our Festival and then complete the online registration form at the links provided.
TO REGISTER FOR ANY OF THE FOUR FOLLOWING CATEGORIES, USE THE LINK BELOW:
Please complete the Registration Form and return by November 14th, 2018.
- VENDOR (College or Commercial)
The Vendor Area will be located at the Holland Performing Arts Center on FRIDAY, JANUARY 4th and SATURDAY, JANUARY 5th. Hours for the Vendor tables will be from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Spaces are reserved on a “first-come, first-served” basis.
FEE: $75 per table. If organization presents 2 workshops during the festival, the vendor table is free!
- COLLEGE AUDITIONS RECRUITER
College Auditions will be held on FRIDAY, JANUARY 4 from 9:00 AM to approximately 12:00 PM. We encourage our students to pursue post-secondary education and hope that many of you will participate in the opportunity to see the best that Nebraska has to offer.
- COMPETITION ADJUDICATOR
The State Board would like to invite you to apply to adjudicate our National Individual Events, Tech Challenge and Chapter Select Productions. Students receiving Superiors in these events qualify to compete at International Festival.
Please note, if you are currently affiliated in any way with one of our registered troupes, you will not be eligible to adjudicate for this year’s Festival.
|Thursday Evening (single round of competition)||$35|
|Friday (4 rounds of competition)||$100|
|Chapter Select Production (time varies)||$50|
|Tech Challenge (Saturday morning)||$50|
- WORKSHOP PRESENTER
The wide variety of workshops offered at the state festival are of special interest to our students. We ask that any workshops you present be participatory or “hands on” in nature.
COMPENSATION: $35 per workshop session (encouraged to do at least two sessions: $70)
*Workshop sessions: Thursday Evening (one slot), Friday (two slots), Saturday (three slots)
IMPORTANT NOTE: All adults must complete a background check in order to attend NebThesFest19. If not completing the BACKGROUND CHECK VERIFICATION FORM you will receive an email with a direct link to submit your information to Trak-1, accredited background screeners.This must be completed successfully by December 1st in order to attend Festival. Nebraska Thespians will cover the cost of up two adults for your organization including the email above and one more below. Each additional adult will cost $2.75 and we will follow up directly to get additional emails.