ThesCon Schedule – December 7

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Session 3: 8:30-9:45 amRoom
Registration and information
Opens at 7:00 am
Colorado State Board101
Vendor and University ExhibitConvention Center - Lobby B
University Scholarship Auditors Arrive - 7:30 amHyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th floor
University Scholarship Auditions - 8:15 arrivalHyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th floor
Session 3: 8:30-9:45 am
Worshops
PresenterRoom
Choosing the Right College the First TimeTara Wolfe202
How to Survive in the Entertainment BusinessAutumn Morgenstern204
WILD THANG!Ruben Van Kempen205
Tech On A DimeRyan Dohoney206
Intro to Qlab – How to build a cue stackBrian Hapcic208
Kinesthetic CharacterLeah Watson601
Long Form Improv –HaroldBrian McManus603
Tech Theatre: Sound 101Colorado State Thespians605
Tech Theatre Lighting 101Colorado State Thespians607
Ask a Tech QuestionSteven McDonald701
‘Ello Guv’nr! Applying the IPA in Dialect WorkChip Persons702
Audition AnatomyRachel Taylor703
Theatre In Strange Places (Guerrilla Theatre)Chris Parr704
Creating Character Through MovementTamara Meneghini705
Five Questions: Yale Advanced Acting TechniqueJennifer McCray Rincon706
Emotional FlexibilityTim Grant707
Musical Theatre Exploration ClinicThomas Schultheis708
The Singing ActorCherity Koepke709
Improv a PlayEd Reggi710
Monologues: Learn How Tony Winners Do ItAndrea Kehler711
Film Lighting: Natural, practical, or fabricatedMichael Hartzog712
Broadway Dance – All the MovesJennifer Johnson-LoweFour Seasons 1
Hand to Hand Stage CombatPeter BernsteinFour Seasons 2/3
Swing Dance 1Joe DeMers & Shauna MarbleFour Seasons 4

 

Individual Event ShowcasesAdjudicatorsRoom
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST102
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST103
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST104
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST105
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST106
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST107
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST108
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST109
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST110
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST111
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST112
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST113
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST207
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST210/212
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST610/612

 

One-act PresentationSchoolRoom
Holy GroundHoly Family High School201
Anti-SocialBroomfield High School203

 

Individual Event ShowcasesAdjudicatorsRoom
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST102
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST103
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST104
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST105
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST106
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST107
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST108
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST109
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST110
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST111
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST112
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST113
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST207
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST210/212
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST610/612

 

One-act PresentationSchoolRoom
A GameLegacy High School201
SPARRock Canyon High School203

Enjoy lunch on your own at any of the Denver eating establishments.


 

Individual Event ShowcasesAdjudicatorsRoom
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST102
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST103
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST104
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST105
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST106
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST107
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST108
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST109
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST110
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST111
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST112
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST113
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST207
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST210/212
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST610/612

 

One-act PresentationSchoolRoom
Dark RoadPeak to Peak Charter Schools201
Baby FoodArapahoe High School203
I Don’t Want to Talk About ItHeritage High School203

Session 6: 2:15 - 3:40 pmRoom
Registration and informationColorado State Board101
Vendor and University ExhibitLobby B
University Scholarship Auditions - 2:00 pm arrivalHyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th floor
Session 6: 2:15 - 3:40 pm
Worshops
PresenterRoom
Tour: Denver Center for the Performing ArtsColorado State Thespians101
Broadway Belt: Training Vocal AthletesMary Ann Kehler109
How to be a working actor in HollywoodStuart Stone202
Casting for Scale Models and Full-Sized PropsRoger Hanna204
Mid-Form ImprovTara Wolfe205
Stage Management: Tips and Effective LeadershipClaudia Carson206
Headshot Tips with Kate SchwindtKate Schwindt208
Roy Hart Vocal WorkStacey DAngelo601
Short Form Improv Skill CheckBrian McManus603
Tech Theatre Sound 102Colorado State Thespians605
Tech Theatre Lighting 102Colorado State Thespians607
Develop Distinctive Character VoicesMichael Gilboe701
Tell the Story, really simple, Actors and SingersMitch Samu702
Theatre Speaking to the Transgender ExperienceDee Covington703
Screw it Up!Ruben Van Kempen704
Activate Your Spontaneity through ImprovAllison Watrous705
Introduction to Prosthetic MakeupMelanie Aksamit706
The Director’s PrepMark Kaufmann707
Hollywood 101 and the Art of Screen ActingNeil Truglio708
Shakespeare Crash CourseBecca Postma709
Improv a MusicalEd Reggi710
Inspiration WorkshopThomas Schultheis711
Crafting a Cinematic SceneEric Hernandez712
Hip Hop “HAMILTON” StyleJennifer Johnson-LoweFour Seasons 1
Hand to Hand Stage CombatPeter BernsteinFour Seasons 2/3
Swing Dance Aerials and TricksJoe DeMers & Shauna MarbleFour Seasons 4

 

Individual Event ShowcasesAdjudicatorsRoom
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST102
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST103
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST104
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST105
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST106
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST107
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST108
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST109
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST110
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST111
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST112
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST113
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST207
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST210/212
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST610/612

 

One-act PresentationSchoolRoom
Louder I Can’t Hear YouLoveland High School201
Post ItsHorizon High School203

Session 7: 3:45 - 5:00 pmRoom
Registration and informationColorado State Board101
Vendor and University ExhibitLobby B
University Scholarship Auditions - 3:30 pm arrivalHyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th floor
Session 7: 3:45 - 5:00 pm
Worshops
PresenterRoom
Tour: Denver Center for the Performing ArtsColorado State Thespians101
Broadway Belt: Training Vocal AthletesMary Ann Kehler109
Playing the EnemySasha Fisher112
LED Color Lighting – The Future is HereGail Gober202
Step Up for Step In Time! Learning TapBecca Postma205
How To Write A Memorable Video StoryChris Cheline206
Consent in the TheaterTara Wolfe208
Roy Hart Vocal WorkStacey DAngelo601
Short Form Improv Skill CheckBrian McManus603
Develop Distinctive Character VoicesMichael Gilboe701
Tell the Story, really simple, Actors and SingersMitch Samu702
Theatre Speaking to the Transgender ExperienceDee Covington703
Screw it Up!Ruben Van Kempen704
30 Seconds of YOU! (Auditioning Exercises) with Kate SchwindtKate Schwindt705
Introduction to Prosthetic MakeupMelanie Aksamit706
Directing: Putting a Play on its FeetMark Kaufmann707
“From Now On”Kyle Thomas708
Movement for the ActorAndrea Moon709
‘Start in the Middle!’ Strong Initiations in Improvised SceneworkHeather Curran710
Inspiration WorkshopThomas Schultheis711
Commanding Sides to Win Film AuditionsJared Januschka712
Classical Broadway danceJennifer Johnson-LoweFour Seasons 1
Hand to Hand Stage CombatPeter BernsteinFour Seasons 2/3
Swing Dance Performance for the StageJoe DeMers & Shauna MarbleFour Seasons 4

 

Individual Event ShowcasesAdjudicatorsRoom
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST102
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST103
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST104
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST105
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST106
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST107
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST108
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST109
Individual Events: Solo ActingCST110
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST111
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST112
Individual Events: Duet/Scene ActingCST113
Individual Events: Musical TheatreCST207
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST210/212
Individual Events: Technical TheatreCST610/612

 

One-act PresentationSchoolRoom
All SidesDenver School of the Arts201

5:00 pm Dinner Break

7:00 pm Bellco Theatre Doors Open

7:30 pm Evening Ceremonies – Bellco Theatre
MainStage “Sister Act” presented by Regis Jesuit High School
Dance follows the main stage production in the Four Seasons Ballroom One
Call-backs follow main stage. Individual Events Critic’s Choice – Room 103


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)

NameSchoolClass
Timothy CortezPoudre Valley High School2019
Abby LindermanValor Christian High School2019
Clayton RountreeCherokee Trail High School2019
Avery DellEast High School2019
Naila MartinezAcademy of Charter Schools2019
Elizabeth MuellerTelluride High School2019
Abby StuckrathDenver School of the Arts2020
Eden FarrHeritage High School2019
Dalanda BaldeOverland High School2019
Kelsea SiboldFrederick High School2019

Make plans now to attend:
International Thespian Festival, June 19-24, 2018
Colorado Thespian Teachers Conference, September 2018
Colorado Junior Thespian Conference, December 6, 2018 – Denver, CO

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