The 2019 Arizona Thespian Festival was November 15th and 16th at the Phoenix Convention Center. 

Registration closed October 11, 5:00pm NO EXCEPTIONS.

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

2019 Thespian Festival Theme Was: Who Are You?
Day one: Dress as the Future You.
Day two: Festival Shirt Day

2019 Thespian Festival Program

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 Guidebook (link located below) to assist you.

Payment or purchase order should be submitted to AZ Thespians by October 25, 2019

Forms and Documents (click to download):

2019 AZ Thespian Teacher Handbook – updated 8/24/19

2019 Thespian Festival Fees Quick Reference – a quick look at the fees associated with Thespian Festival. AZ Thespians reserves the right to change fees at any time. Updated and corrected 9/12/19
OFFICIAL AZ Thespian Festival General Schedule 2019 – updated 11/7/19


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

2019 AZ Thespian Festival consent 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
2019 AZ Thespian Teacher Of The Year Application
2019 AZ Thespian Administrator Of The Year