“Attention! We’re here to Inspire!”

The Arizona Thespian Festival is back! November 18 & 19, 2022 Phoenix Convention Center. 


The AZ Thespian Festival and its student events are NOT open to the general public. All students must attend with their high school’s Thespian Troupe Director or Drama Director.  

BACKGROUND CHECKS – ALL adults are required to undergo a background check in order to attend the AZ Thespian Festival.  If an adult refuses, consent form isn’t filled out by deadline or doesn’t pass the background, they will be unable to attend. This includes teachers, chaperones, presenters and exhibitors. And there will be NO REFUND.  There is only one way to have the background check completed, enter your information yourself click here and follow the directions.

For more festival information, please refer to the documents and forms listed below. Remember there are many steps to the registration process. Please refer to the Thespian Teacher Handbook (link located below) to assist you.


Forms and Documents (click to download):

2021 AZ Thespian Teacher Handbook

2021 Thespian Festival Fees – a quick look at the fees associated with Thespian Festival. AZ Thespians reserves the right to change fees at any time. 

OFFICIAL AZ Thespian Festival General Schedule 2021 – updated 8/31/2021

2021 Arizona Thespian Festival Workshop Descriptions

Arizona Thespians Code of Conduct Each school must have a copy on file.

2021-2022_AZ Thespian_Consent_and_Acceptance_form (for both students & adults) please note, ALL adults will be required to undergo a background check. If an adult refuses or doesn’t submit the consent by the deadline, they are unable to attend.

Festival Restaurant List

2021 AZ Thespian Teacher Of The Year Application

2021 AZ Thespian Administrator Of The Year Application

2021 AZ Thespian Counselor Of The Year Application