Junior ThesCon Schedule

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Registration opens at 8am
Session 1: 9:00-10:00 amRoom
Registration and information
Opens at 8:00 am
Colorado State Board101
Session 1: 9:00-10:00 am
Workshops
PresenterRoom
Storytelling Through Hand-to-Hand Combat Andre Rodriguez, Denver Center for the Performing Arts 102
Senior Thespian Officers – Act up and Move with Purpose. Colorado State Thespians, Educational Theatre Association 108
Theatre From Scratch Jenny Stafford, Guest Artist 109
Musical Characters On Their Feet Mark Kaufmann, Guest Artist 110
Mask Movement Theatre Michael Gunst, Gunstwork Puppet Mask Theatre 111
WILD THANG! Ruben Van Kempen, Free Lance Presenter 112
Theater Games for the Classroom Ed Reggi, Guest Artist 113
Improv Boot Camp Brian McManus, Improv YA(Y) 201
Tech Challenge Colorado State Thespians, Educational Theatre Association 203
Hairspray: Dance from Stage to Screen! Tyrick Wiltez Jones, Broadway Artists Alliance Four Seasons 1
Hip Hop “HAMILTON” Style Jennifer Johnson-Lowe, Guest Artist Four Seasons 2/3
Old School Hip Hop for the Stage Joe DeMers & Shanua Marble Four Seasons 4
Individual Event ShowcasesAdjudicatorsRoom
Jr. Individual Events: Duet and Group Acting CST 103
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 104
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 105
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 106
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 107
Jr. Individual Events: Monologues CST 210/212
Session 2: 10:05-11:05 amRoom
Registration and informationColorado State Board101
Session 2: 10:05-11:05 am
Workshops
PresenterRoom
Physical Storytelling – Clowning Justin Walvoord, Denver Center For the Performing Arts Education 102
Senior Thespian Officers – Act up and Move with Purpose. Colorado State Thespians, Educational Theatre Association 108
Theatre From Scratch Jenny Stafford, Guest Artist 109
Musical Characters On Their Feet Mark Kaufmann, Guest Artist 110
Mask Movement Theatre Michael Gunst, Gunstwork Puppet Mask Theatre 111
WILD THANG! Ruben Van Kempen, Free Lance Presenter 112
Theater Games for the Classroom Ed Reggi, Guest Artist 113
Improv Boot Camp Brian McManus, Improv YA(Y) 201
Tech Challenge Colorado State Thespians, Educational Theatre Association 203
Hairspray: Dance from Stage to Screen! Tyrick Wiltez Jones, Broadway Artists Alliance Four Seasons 1
Hip Hop “HAMILTON” Style Jennifer Johnson-Lowe, Guest Artist Four Seasons 2/3
Singing and Dancing in Musical Theatre Joe DeMers & Shanua Marble Four Seasons 4
Individual Event ShowcasesAdjudicatorsRoom
Jr. Individual Events: Duet and Group Acting CST 103
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 104
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 105
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 106
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 107
Jr. Individual Events: Monologues CST 210/212
Session 3: 11:10 am - 12:10 pmRoom
Registration and informationColorado State Board101
Session 3: 11:10 am - 12:10 pm
Workshops
PresenterRoom
Physical Storytelling – Clowning Justin Walvoord, Denver Center For the Performing Arts Education 102
Senior Thespian Officers – Act up and Move with Purpose. Colorado State Thespians, Educational Theatre Association 108
Theatre From Scratch Jenny Stafford, Guest Artist 109
Musical Characters On Their Feet Mark Kaufmann, Guest Artist 110
Mask Movement Theatre Michael Gunst, Gunstwork Puppet Mask Theatre 111
WILD THANG! Ruben Van Kempen, Free Lance Presenter 112
Theater Games for the Classroom Ed Reggi, Guest Artist 113
Improv Boot Camp Brian McManus, Improv YA(Y) 201
Tech Challenge Colorado State Thespians, Educational Theatre Association 203
Hairspray: Dance from Stage to Screen! Tyrick Wiltez Jones, Broadway Artists Alliance Four Seasons 1
Hip Hop “HAMILTON” Style Jennifer Johnson-Lowe, Guest Artist Four Seasons 2/3
Salsa Dance for Beginners Joe DeMers & Shanua Marble Four Seasons 4
Individual Event ShowcasesAdjudicatorsRoom
Jr. Individual Events: Duet and Group Acting CST 103
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 104
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 105
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 106
Jr. Individual Events: Musical Theatre CST 107
Jr. Individual Events: Monologues CST 210/212
12:10 pm Bellco Theatre Lobby – DJ MAJA, Michael Alires
Bring your sack lunch and enjoy the tunes. Please clean up after yourselves.
1:00 pm Opening Ceremonies
Welcome, Chapter Director Ms. Tami LoSasso
Winning Individual Event Film
State Student Officer Introduction/Share the Dream
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”
The Denver School for the Arts
Directed by Shawn Hann. Written by William Finn.
Middle School Rating G.
3:45 pm Bus Pickup

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Colorado State Thespian’s Mission

To promote and strengthen theatre arts in education through the invigorating theatrical experiences of students and teachers.

State Thespian Officers (STOs)

Name School Class
Daniel Niewoehner Centaurus High School 2018
Preslee Krout Cherokee Trail High School 2018
Maximillian Gomez Cherry Creek High School 2018
Estee Dechtman Denver School of the Arts 2018
Kelsea Sibold Frederick High School 2019
Carter Wilson Legacy High School 2018
Jeremiah Garcia Pomona High School 2018
Hannah Heil Steamboat Springs High School 2018
Gable Kinsman Valor Christian High School 2018
Jackson Garske Columbine High School 2018

Applications for STOs are located at ThespianPointTracker.com and due by February 1st, 2018.

Make plans now to attend:
International Thespian Festival, June 2018 – Lincoln, NE
National Educational Theatre Teachers Conference, September 2018
Colorado Thespian Conference, December 6-8, 2018 – Denver, CO
Colorado Junior Thespian Conference, December 6, 2018 – Denver, CO

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