Presenter Profile

Colorado State Thespians

Guest Artist, Educational Theatre Association

Colorado State Thespian Board is excited to offer workshops that advance the students knowledge about the Individual Events Process, and the University Scholarship process. Students will hear from the adjudicators and organizers of these events, and be provided with useful advice to support their participation in the conference experience.

Colorado State's Workshops

    All State Rehearsals – Closed Rehearsal

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    Closed rehearsal for the cast of the All State opening number

    Alligators to Bananas

    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre, Tech, , / Regular

    Learn to use improv skills to improve your overall acting! Learn the basics and try them out in games!

    Improvised Shakespeare Company Workshop

    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, , , , Improv, / Regular

    So you enjoyed the work of Blaine, Joey and Ross with the Improvised Shakespeare Company? Join them in this high energy workshop detailing their process and get involved in the work! Masks are required for this session.


    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre, , , / Regular

    Learn how to be an active leader in your troupe, school, and greater community

    MS Tech Challenge

    Beginning, , / , , , Tech, , / Tech

    Join STOs and technical theatre leaders as they conduct obstacle course type events in technical theatre. For the student interested in telling the story BEHIND the story. Teams will be comprised of students present in the room and may or may not be students from the same school. You don't have to already have a team to participate! All students are welcome.

    Prepping Your IE Q&A: Technical Theatre

    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / , , , Tech, , / Regular

    Perfecting you Individual Event: Tech Theatre
    Board members will help

    Prepping Your IE: Acting and Musical Theatre

    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, , Musical Theatre, , , / Regular

    Perfecting you Individual Event: Acting
    The adjudicators for this event will present key mistakes that students make in and out of the Acting Individual Event. Learn from your judges what makes a Superior performance. There is always time to refine your performance, don't miss this opportunity to get tips from the professionals.

    Short Film Screening

    , Intermediate, / Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre, Tech, , / Regular

    Each Colorado State Thespians receives some outstanding film in the Individual Event Short Film category. This is our opportunity to share the films that were submitted, and share some oral conversations to support the directors and young filmmakers. Observers are welcome to attend, and enjoy the creativity that Colorado's film students have submitted. Your hosts for the session will be Lanny Boyer and Jeremy Goldson.

    So You Want to be an STO?

    Beginning, , / Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre, Tech, , / Regular

    So you want to be an STO? Come join us as we talk about how to apply and tips and tricks to make the best impression and maybe even become an STO! (No magicians involved)

    Tech Challenge

    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / , , , Tech, , / Tech

    Get ready for a fast, furious, and fun Tech Challenge experience! Register online for one of the two sessions taking place on Saturday morning, for the chance to compete in the following events: Ground Plan Tape down, Light Hang and Focus, Props Strike and Set, Knot a Rigging problem, and Costume dresser.
    Prizes will be given at the Closing Ceremonies for each event and also for the best time and accuracy overall. Any school can participate in the Technical Challenge, but you can only sign up for one of the two sessions.