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Thursday, December 7, 2017 Registration opens at 1pm

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Registration opens at 1pm

Session 1: Workshops
2:30-3:45 pm
Room
Registration and information – opens at 2:00 pm Colorado State Board 300
Vendor and University Exhibit Set-up all day Convention Center – Main Concourse
Session 1: Workshops
2:30-3:45 pm
Presenter Room
Perfecting your Musical Individual Event Dr. Schuttler/McDaniels, CO State Thespians 401
Perfecting your Acting Individual Event Beau Augustin and Lanny Boyer, Colorado State Thespians 402
Perfecting your Tech Individual Event Dr. Anne Toewe, UNC 403
Scholarship Auditions, Questions and Answers Wallis/Warner, Audition Coordinator 404
Finding Funny: Improv Brian McManus, Guest Artist 406
Acting: Character Biography David Saphier, DCPA Education Guest Artist 407
Broadway Dance Jennifer Johnson Lowe, Think 360 Dance Artist 501
Using your Art to Change the World Dee Covington, Curious Theatre Company 502
The Director’s Prep Mark Kaufman, Hollywood Guest Artist 503
Introduction to Physical Theater Mare Trevathan, Think 360 Theatre Artist 504
Film: Hollywood 101 & The Art of Screen Acting Neil Truglio, Modest Arts/Guest Artist (PJ) 505
Make-up Circus Professor Ted Stark, University of Colorado 506
Devising Heavy Metal Shakespeare Alex Evert, Fearless Theatre Company 507
Hip Hop on Broadway Santana Trujillo, AMDA 302
Improv a Play Ed Reggi, Guest Artist 303
Modern Dance Performance for the Stage Joseph DeMers/Shauna Marble, Guest Artists 304
Session 2: Workshops
4:00-5:15 pm
Room
Registration and information – opens at 2:00 pm Colorado State Board 300
Vendor and University Exhibit Set-up all day Convention Center – Main Concourse
Session 2: Workshops
4:00-5:15 pm
Presenter Room
Perfecting your Musical Individual Event Dr. Schuttler/McDaniels, CO State Thespians 401
Perfecting your Acting Individual Event Beau Augustin and Lanny Boyer, Colorado State Thespians 402
Perfecting your Tech Individual Event Dr. Anne Toewe, UNC 403
Scholarship Auditions, Questions and Answers Wallis/Warner, Audition Coordinator 404
Finding Funny: Improv Brian McManus, Guest Artist 406
Acting: Character Biography David Saphier, DCPA Education Guest Artist 407
Broadway Dance Jennifer Johnson Lowe, Think 360 Dance Artist 501
Using your Art to Change the World Dee Covington, Curious Theatre Company 502
The Director’s Prep Mark Kaufman, Hollywood Guest Artist 503
Introduction to Physical Theater Mare Trevathan, Think 360 Theatre Artist 504
Film: Hollywood 101 & The Art of Screen Acting Neil Truglio, Modest Arts/Guest Artist (PJ) 505
Make-up Circus Professor Ted Stark, University of Colorado 506
Devising Heavy Metal Shakespeare Alex Evert, Fearless Theatre Company 507
Hip Hop on Broadway Santana Trujillo, AMDA 302
Improv a Play Ed Reggi, Guest Artist 303
Modern Dance Performance for the Stage Joseph DeMers/Shauna Marble, Guest Artists 304

Thursday, December 7, 2017 Evening Events

7:15 pm Doors Open – Bellco Theater
8:00 pm Opening Ceremonies
Winning Individual Event Film
Welcome
State Student Officer Introduction/Charity Drive
Molina Speaks
One Act Participation Award
15-minute Intermission
9:00 pm Mainstage Event, The Addams Family, Discovery Canyon Campus
Directed by Amy Keating, Published by Theatrical Rights Worldwide
Midnight Curfew

Friday, December 8, 2017 – AM

Session 3: Workshops
8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Room
Registration and Information – opens at 7 a.m. Colorado State Board 300
Vendor and University Exhibit Continued Set-up Main Concourse
University Scholarship Auditors Arrive, 7:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th Floor
University Scholarship Auditions – 8:15 arrival Hyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th Floor
Session 3: Workshops
8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Presenter Room
Teachers Only: A Transgender Artist’s Journey Ethan Bach, MFA Video Artist Think 360 Arts (PJ) 301
Tour of the DCPA (Limited availability) Pick up tickets at the DCPA Vendor Table
A.P. Improv Mike Rock, Hollywood Guest Artist 501
Actor’s Toolkit Frank Stewart, Hollywood Guest Artist 502
Rock your 16 Bars: The Savi Technique Jennifer Stafford, Musical Theatre Think 360 503
The Director’s Prep Mark Kaufman, Hollywood Guest Artist 504
Filmmaker’s Process: Sound Design Matthew Polis, NYU Film School (PJ) 505
Playing the Enemy Sasha Fisher, Arvada Center 506
Stage Directing in 3-D Professor Laura Jones, CSU 507
Playwriting I Stephen Gregg, Hollywood Guest Artist 210/212
Voice for the Stage Tamara Meneghini, CU Bolder 102
Directing: Here’s a Concept Professor Gavin Mayer, Arvada Center/UNC 302
Improv a Play Ed Reggi, Guest Artist 303
Dialects – British, Irish, Scottish, and more Neil Truglio, Modest Arts/Guest Artist 104
Audition Anatomy Rachel Kae Taylor, DCPA Education Guest Artist 105
Making Social Media Work, Marketing your Show Chris Parr, St Vrain Theatre Company (PJ) 106
Acting: Play! Allison Watrous DCPA Education Guest Artist 107
Casting for Scale Models and full sized props Professor Roger Hanna, CSU 108
Effective Acting: Affecting Others Dr. Mike Pearl, Guest Artist 109
101A Basic Sound Techniques Preregistration required 101
101A Basic Lighting Fixtures and Accessories Preregistration required 103
Hip Hop on Broadway Santana Trujillo, AMDA 110/112
Swing Dance 101 Joseph DeMers/Shauna Marble, Guest Artists 111/113
Stage Combat Hand to Hand Techniques Peter Bernstein, Guest Artist 203
Broadway Dance Jennifer Johnson Lowe, Think 360 Guest Artist 201
Individual Event Showcase Adjudicators Room
Musical Theatre – 1 Matthew Herrick, Mary Dailey 401
Musical Theatre – 2 Jenna Moll Reyes, Brandon Bill 402
Musical Theatre – 3 Meghan Van De Hey, Robert Sanders 403
Musical Theatre – 4 Angela Steiner, Rex Corr 404
Musical Theatre – 5 Molly Schommer, Josh Johnson 405
Musical Theatre – 6 Annika Merkel, Mark Johnson 406
Musical Theatre – 7 Marco Robinson, Adriane Wilson 601
Solo Acting – 1 Skylay Ely, Allison Smith 202
Solo Acting – 2 Kody Maynard, Kayla Reynolds 204
Solo Acting – 3 Amy Long, Tanner Kelly 206
Duet and Scene Acting – 1 Stephen Coppick, Brian Luedloff 407
Duet and Scene Acting – 2 Jennifer Condreay, Janine West 304
Technical Theatre – 1 J David Blatt, Anne Toewe 208
Technical Theatre – 2 Malia Stoner, Sammie Harroun 610
One Act Presentation School Room
The Panza Monologues Westminster High School (Cast of 4) 205
Where Have All the Lightning Bugs Gone? Fossil Ridge High School (Cast of 2) 207
Harrison Bergeron Pomona High School (Cast of 3) 207
Session 4: Workshops
10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Room
Registration and Information Colorado State Board 300
Vendor and University Exhibit Main Concourse
University Scholarship Auditions – 9:45 arrival Hyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th Floor
Session 4: Workshops
10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Presenter Room
Teachers Only: Game On! Professor Gillian McNally, UNC 301
Tour of the DCPA (Limited availability) Pick up tickets at the DCPA Vendor Table
A.P. Improv Mike Rock, Hollywood Guest Artist 501
Actor’s Toolkit Frank Stewart, Hollywood Guest Artist 502
Theatre From Scratch Jennifer Stafford, Musical Theatre Think 360 503
Directing: Putting a Play on its Feet Mark Kaufman, Hollywood Guest Artist 504
Choosing the right college the first time Tara Wolfe, Guest Artist 505
Playing the Enemy Sasha Fisher, Arvada Center 506
Shakespeare Daniel Hiester, Theatre Think 360 Artist 507
Playwriting I Stephen Gregg, Hollywood Guest Artist 210/212
Creating Character Through Movement Professor Tamara Meneghini, CU Bolder 102
Directing: Here’s A Concept Professor Gavin Mayer, Arvada Center/UNC 302
Improv a Musical Ed Reggi, Guest Artist 303
Dialects – British, Irish, Scottish, and more Neil Truglio, Modest Arts/Guest Artist 104
An Introduction to Q Lab Brian Hapic, Guest Artist 105
Theatre in Strange Places Chris Parr, St Vrain Theatre Company (PJ) 106
The Business of Acting Allison Watrous, DCPA Education Guest Artist 107
Vocal Boot Camp Cherity Koepke, Opera Colorado 108
Effective Acting: Affecting Others Dr. Mike Pearl, Guest Artist 109
101B Basic Sound Techniques Preregistration required 101
101B Basic Lighting Fixtures and Accessories Preregistration required 103
Hip Hop on Broadway Professor Santana Trujillo, AMDA 110/112
Swing Dance 102 Joseph DeMers/Shauna Marble, Guest Artists 111/113
Stage Combat Hand to Hand Techniques Peter Bernstein, Guest Artist 203
Broadway Dance Jennifer Johnson Lowe, Think 360 Guest Artist 201
Individual Event Showcase Adjudicators Room
Musical Theatre – 1 Matthew Herrick, Mary Dailey 401
Musical Theatre – 2 Jenna Moll Reyes, Brandon Bill 402
Musical Theatre – 3 Meghan Van De Hey, Robert Sanders 403
Musical Theatre – 4 Angela Steiner, Rex Corr 404
Musical Theatre – 5 Molly Schommer, Josh Johnson 405
Musical Theatre – 6 Annika Merkel, Mark Johnson 406
Musical Theatre – 7 Marco Robinson, Adriane Wilson 601
Solo Acting – 1 Skylay Ely, Allison Smith 202
Solo Acting – 2 Kody Maynard, Kayla Reynolds 204
Musical Theatre – 8 Amy Long, Tanner Kelly 206
Duet and Scene Acting – 1 Stephen Coppick, Brian Luedloff 407
Duet and Scene Acting – 2 Jennifer Condreay, Janine West 304
Technical Theatre – 1 J David Blatt, Anne Toewe 208
Technical Theatre – 2 Malia Stoner, Sammie Harroun 610
One Act Presentation School Room
The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza Heritage High School (Cast of 25) 205
Action News: Now With 10% More Action Arapahoe High School (Cast of 13) 207
The Desperate Housewives of Shakespeare Montezuma-Cortez High School (Cast of 9) 207
11:15 am – 12:45 am Lunch Break

Friday, December 8, 2017 – PM

Session 5: Workshops
12:45 – 2:00 p.m.
Room
Registration and Information Colorado State Board 300
Vendor and University Exhibit Main Concourse
University Scholarship Auditions – 12:30 arrival Hyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th Floor
Session 5: Workshops
12:45 – 2:00 p.m.
Presenter Room
Teachers Only: Diversity Panel – Race, Religion and Sexual Orientation Tami LoSasso, Facilitator 301
Tour of the DCPA (Limited availability) Pick up tickets at the DCPA Vendor Table
Verse Hacks Jessica Austgen, DCPA Education Guest Artist 501
Masks and Movement Michael Gunst, Think 360 Theatre Artist 502
Page to Stage Jennifer Stafford, Musical Theatre Think 360 503
Writing the Musical Libretto Mark Kaufman, Hollywood Guest Artist 504
Hollywood 101 & The Art of Screen Acting Neil Truglio, Modest Arts/Guest Artist (PJ) 505
Poetry and Stage Molina Speaks, Think 360 Performance Artist 506
Scene Study Dan Hiester, Think 360 Theatre Artist 507
Five Ways to Punch Up Your Playwriting Todd Wallinger 210/212
Mime Paul Belden, Guest Artist 102
Improv a Play Ed Reggi, Guest Artist 302
Improv: Building and Heightening Brian McManus, Guest Artist 303
Dramaturgy for All Sarah Johnson, University of Colorado 104
Commedia dell’arte: Masked Physical Comedy Brenton Davieau, Creative Revolution 105
Tech on a Dime Ryan Dohoney, St Vrain Theatre Company (PJ) 106
Stage Management for Theatre and Opera Hally Albers / Molly Langeberg, CSU 107
Silk screening (Costumes) Professor Maile Speetjens, CSU 108
Using your Art to Change the World Dee Covington, Curious Theatre Company 109
102A Intermediate Sound Preregistration required 101
102A LED’s and Intelligent Lights Preregistration required 103
Dance Broadway Funk Santana Trujillo, AMDA 110/112
Swing Dance Aerials and Tricks 1 Joseph DeMers/Shauna Marble, Guest Artists 111/113
Stage Combat Hand to Hand Techniques Peter Bernstein, Guest Artist 203
Broadway Dance Jennifer Johnson Lowe, Think 360 Guest Artist 201
Individual Event Showcase Adjudicators Room
Musical Theatre – 1 Matthew Herrick, Mary Dailey 401
Musical Theatre – 2 Jenna Moll Reyes, Brandon Bill 402
Musical Theatre – 3 Meghan Van De Hey, Robert Sanders 403
Musical Theatre – 4 Angela Steiner, Rex Corr 404
Musical Theatre – 5 Molly Schommer, Josh Johnson 405
Musical Theatre – 6 Annika Merkel, Mark Johnson 406
Musical Theatre – 7 Marco Robinson, Adriane Wilson 601
Solo Acting – 1 Skylay Ely, Allison Smith 202
Solo Acting – 2 Kody Maynard, Kayla Reynolds 204
Musical Theatre – 8 Amy Long, Tanner Kelly 206
Duet and Scene Acting – 1 Stephen Coppick, Brian Luedloff 407
Duet and Scene Acting – 2 Jennifer Condreay, Janine West 304
Technical Theatre – 1 J David Blatt, Anne Toewe 208
Technical Theatre – 2 Malia Stoner, Sammie Harroun 610
One Act Presentation School Room
On Tidy Endings Pomona High School (Cast of 2) 205
The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon Buena Vista High School (Cast of 20) 207
A Stereotypical Teenage Romance: The Musical! Denver School of the Arts (Cast of ) 207
Session 6: Workshops
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Room
Registration and Information Colorado State Board 300
Vendor and University Exhibit Main Concourse
University Scholarship Auditions – 2:00 arrival Hyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th Floor
Session 6: Workshops
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Presenter Room
Teachers Only: Musical Theatre: When you’re beginning your career Professor Gavin Mayer, Arvada Center/UNC 301
Tour of the DCPA (Limited availability) Pick up tickets at the DCPA Vendor Table
Taking Your Show to The Next Level Parr/Dohoney, St Vrain Theatre Company (PJ) 501
Masks and Movement Michael Gunst, Think 360 Theatre Artist 502
Writing Musical Theatre Jennifer Stafford, Musical Theatre Think 360 503
The Director’s Prep Mark Kaufman, Hollywood Guest Artist 504
Hollywood 101 & The Art of Screen Acting Neil Truglio, Modest Arts/Guest Artist (PJ) 505
Poetry and Stage Molina Speaks, Think 360 Performance Artist 506
Advanced Character Development Dan Hiester, Think 360 Theatre Artist 507
Plot 101: Playwriting Lessons from Star Wars Todd Wallinger, Guest Artist (PJ) 210/212
Mime Paul Belden, Guest Artist 102
Improv: Discovering the Moment Brian McManus, Guest Artist 302
Improv a Musical Ed Reggi, Guest Artist 303
Ask a Tech Question Professor Steven McDonald, DU 105
Japanese Traditional Performing Arts Professor Sarah Johnson, CSU 104
Character Biography – Acting David Saphier, DCPA Education Guest Artist 106
Power Full Silence: Physical Improv Patrick Elkins-Zeglarski, DCPA Education 107
Acting the Active Process Professor Tom McNally, UNC 108
Music and Character Robyn Yamada, DCPA Education Guest Artist 109
102B Sound – Intermediate Sound Preregistration required 101
102B Lighting – LED’s and Intelligent Lights Preregistration required 103
Dance Broadway Funk Santana Trujillo, AMDA 110/112
Swing Dance Aerials and Tricks 2 Joseph DeMers/Shauna Marble, Guest Artists 111/113
Stage Combat Hand to Hand Techniques Peter Bernstein, Guest Artist 203
Broadway Dance Jennifer Johnson Lowe, Think 360 Guest Artist 201
Individual Event Showcase Adjudicators Room
Musical Theatre – 1 Matthew Herrick, Mary Dailey 401
Musical Theatre – 2 Jenna Moll Reyes, Brandon Bill 402
Musical Theatre – 3 Meghan Van De Hey, Robert Sanders 403
Musical Theatre – 4 Angela Steiner, Rex Corr 404
Musical Theatre – 5 Molly Schommer, Josh Johnson 405
Musical Theatre – 6 Annika Merkel, Mark Johnson 406
Musical Theatre – 7 Marco Robinson, Adriane Wilson 601
Solo Acting – 1 Skylay Ely, Allison Smith 202
Solo Acting – 2 Kody Maynard, Kayla Reynolds 204
Musical Theatre – 8 Amy Long, Tanner Kelly 206
Duet and Scene Acting – 1 Stephen Coppick, Brian Luedloff 407
Duet and Scene Acting – 2 Jennifer Condreay, Janine West 304
Technical Theatre – 1 J David Blatt, Anne Toewe 208
Technical Theatre – 2 Malia Stoner, Sammie Harroun 610
One Act Presentation School Room
Two Rooms by Lee Blessig Rock Canyon High School (Cast of 5) 205
Small World – Tracy Scott Wilson Greeley Central High School (Cast of 8) 207
Phillip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread- David Ives Boulder High School (Cast of 4) 207
Session 7: Workshops
3:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Room
Registration and Information Colorado State Board 300
Vendor and University Exhibit Main Concourse
University Scholarship Auditions – 3:30 arrival Hyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom, 4th Floor
Session 7: Workshops
3:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Presenter Room
Teachers Only: Acting the Active Process Professor Tom McNally, UNC 301
Tour of the DCPA (Limited availability) Pick up tickets at the DCPA Vendor Table
Taking Your Show to The Next Level St Vrain Theatre/Envision Production Group (PJ) 501
Masks and Movement Michael Gunst, Think 360 Theatre Artist 502
Rock your 16 Bars: The Savi Technique Jennifer Stafford, Musical Theatre Think 360 503
Directing: Putting a Play on its Feet Mark Kaufman, Hollywood Guest Artist 504
Film: Short Film Screening and Talk back Jeremy Goldson/Lanny Boyer (PJ) 505
Poetry and Stage Molina Speaks, Think 360 Performance Artist 506
Verse Hacks Jessica Austgen, DCPA Education Guest Artist 507
Broadway Belt: Training Vocal Athletes Mary Ann Kehler, Broadway Training Intensive 210/212
Mime Paul Belden, Guest Artist 102
Improv – Discovering the Moment Brian McManus, Guest Artist 302
Improv a Musical Ed Reggi Guest Artist 303
Developing Your Playwright Logic Dee Covington, Curious Theatre 104
Puppetry & Bringing inanimate Objects to Life Brenton Daviau, Creative Revolution 105
Make-up 101 Emma Dehner, St Vrain Theatre Company (PJ) 106
Power Full Silence: Physical Improv Patrick Elkins-Zeglarski, DCPA Education 107
Hit the Mark, Techniques from Broadway William Johnstone, AMDA 108
Music and Character Robyn Yamada, DCPA Education Guest Artist 109
TBA 101
TBA 103
Dance Broadway Funk Santana Trujillo, AMDA 110/112
Swing Dance Performance for the Stage Joseph DeMers/Shauna Marble, Guest Artists 111/113
Stage Combat Hand to Hand Techniques Peter Bernstein, Guest Artist 203
Broadway Dance Jennifer Johnson Lowe, Think 360 Guest Artist 201
Individual Event Showcase Adjudicators Room
Musical Theatre – 1 Matthew Herrick, Mary Dailey 401
Musical Theatre – 2 Jenna Moll Reyes, Brandon Bill 402
Musical Theatre – 3 Meghan Van De Hey, Robert Sanders 403
Musical Theatre – 4 Angela Steiner, Rex Corr 404
Musical Theatre – 5 Molly Schommer, Josh Johnson 405
Musical Theatre – 6 Annika Merkel, Mark Johnson 406
Musical Theatre – 7 Marco Robinson, Adriane Wilson 601
Solo Acting – 1 Skylay Ely, Allison Smith 202
Solo Acting – 2 Kody Maynard, Kayla Reynolds 204
Musical Theatre – 8 Amy Long, Tanner Kelly 206
Duet and Scene Acting – 1 Stephen Coppick, Brian Luedloff 407
Duet and Scene Acting – 2 Jennifer Condreay, Janine West 304
Technical Theatre – 1 J David Blatt, Anne Toewe 208
Technical Theatre – 2 Malia Stoner, Sammie Harroun 610
One Act Presentation School Room
Radium Girls Legacy High School (Cast of 20) 205
Anne-Arky Broomfield High School (Cast of 9) 207
Laundry and Bourbon by James McLure Horizon High School (Cast of 207

Friday, December 8, 2017 Evening Events

5:00 pm Dinner Break
7:15 pm Doors Open
8:00 pm Evening Ceremonies – Bellco Theatre
Mainstage: Peter and the Starcatcher, Mountain View High School, Directed by Karla Quinones. Publisher Music Theatre InternationalDance follows the main stage production in the Mile High BallroomCall-backs follow main stage. Individual Events Critic’s Choice – Room 401

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Luggage storage available in lobby D outside the Bellco Theatre. Colorado Thespians is not responsible for protecting your luggage, please secure your luggage.

Session 8: Workshops
8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Room
Registration and Information Colorado State Board 300
Vendor and University Exhibits & Callbacks Main Concourse – Report to their Tables
Session 8: Workshops
8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Presenter Room
Teacher and Chaperone Breakfast Andrea Moore, Keynote Think 360 Artist Mile High Ballroom
BELTING 101 – Contemporary Broadway Belt Matthew Herrick, UNC Musical Theatre 301
Acting and Improv: From Stage to Screen Blake Babbit, Filmmaker/Actor (PJ) 302
Act With Power! Richard Burk, Casper College 303
Thinks I Wish I had Known! Brian Hughes, Guest Artist 304
Lighting Design with LED Gail Gober, Red Rocks Community College 406
Costume Construction Professor Ted Stark, University of Colorado 407
Managing the Act of Voice Over Mike Rock, Hollywood Guest Artist 501
Actor’s Toolkit Frank Stewart, Hollywood Guest Artist 502
Physical Character Palette Royce Rosewood, Guest Artist 503
Directing: Putting a Play on its Feet Mark Kaufman, Hollywood Guest Artist 504
Film: Video Art Workshop (PJ) Ethan Bach, MFA, Think 360 Video Artist 505
Collaborative Playwriting Professor Gillian McNally, UNC 506
Gore to Gandalf to Grunge: Projection Design Price Johnson, CSU & Jason Banks, UW 507
103A Sound – Advanced Sound Preregistration required 101
Audition Whisperer Mitch Samu  102
103A Lighting – ETC Element Console Training Preregistration required 103
Taking the Mystery Out of Auditioning Abby Green, The Relativity School 104
Acting for the Screen Aaron Burns, Colorado Film School 105
Advanced Make-up Gore Emma Dehner, St Vrain Theatre Company (PJ) 106
Finding your Authentic Story Garret Haggard, St Vrain Theatre Company 107
How to Memorize Lines Faster! Professor Garrett Ayers, CSU 108
Dance: Hip Hop Hamilton Style Jennifer Johnson Lowe, Think360 Artist 110/112
Musical Theatre Dance Jodi Youmans-Jones 111/113
Costume Metamorphosis Darrel Wagner, Casper College 210/212
Tech Challenge  Boulder, Chaparral, DSA, Eaglecrest, East, Heritage, Highlands Ranch, Legend, Palmer Ridge, Rock Canyon 201
Beginning Steps: Dance Audition for Singer/Actor Monte Black, UNC Coordinator of Dance (Sound) 203
Musical Theatre Dance: All that Jazz Professor Bud Coleman, CU 205
Salsa Dance 101 Joseph DeMers/Shauna Marble, Guest Artists 207
Improv Showcase: East, Heritage, Standley Lake Jessica Austgen 401
Improv Showcase: Montezuma-Cortez, Palmer Ridge, Ponderosa, Rock Canyon Brian McManus 402
Improv Showcase: Chaparral, Glenwood Springs, Poudre, Cherokee Trail Adrian Holguin 403
Improv Showcase: Denver School of the Arts, Northglenn, Pomona Kent Welbon 404
Improv Showcase: Frontier Academy, Niwot, Overland, ThunderRidge Sarah Kirwin 405
Session 9: Workshops
10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Room
Registration and Information Colorado State Board 101
Vendor and University Exhibits & Callbacks Main Concourse
Session 9: Workshops
10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Presenter Room
BELTING 101 – Contemporary Broadway Belt Matthew Herrick, UNC Musical Theatre 301
Acting and Improv: From Stage to Screen Blake Babbit, Filmmaker/Actor (PJ) 302
Act With Power! Richard Burk, Casper College 303
Getting Cast (The Right Way!) Brian Hughes, Guest Artist 304
Lighting Design with LED Gail Gober, Red Rocks Community College 406
Devising Heavy Metal Shakespeare Alex Evert, Fearless Theatre Company 407
Playwriting 2  Stephen Gregg, Guest Artist 501
How to Become a State Thespian Officer Dr. Jay Seller, Colorado State Thespian Officers 502
Physical Character Palette Royce Rosewood, Guest Artist 503
Marrying acting with Singing Annika Merkel, Guest Artist 504
Film: Video Art Workshop Ethan Bach, MFA, Think 360 Video Artist (PJ) 505
Shakespeare Alive! Professor Gillian McNally, UNC 506
Gore to Gandalf to Grunge: Projection Design Price Johnson, CSU & Jason Banks, UW 507
 103A Sound – Advanced Sound  Preregistration required  101
Audition Whisperer  Mitch Samu 102
103B Lighting – ETC Element Console Training Preregistration required  103
Taking the Mystery Out of Auditioning Abby Green, The Relativity School 104
Acting for the Screen Aaron Burns, Colorado Film School 105
Advanced Make-up Gore Emma Dehner, St Vrain Theatre Company (PJ) 106
The Art of Auditioning 101 Garret Haggard, St Vrain Theatre Company (PJ) 107
How to Memorize Lines Faster! Professor Garrett Ayers, CSU 108
Dance: Hip Hop Hamilton Style Jennifer Johnson Lowe, Think360 Artist 110/112
Dance Fosse Jodi Youmans-Jones 111/113
Costume Metamorphosis Darrel Wagner, Casper College 210/212
Tech Challenge  Arvada West, Castle View, Dakota Ridge, DSA, Greeley Central, Lakewood, Peak to Peak, Pomona, Ponderosa, ThunderRidge 201
LGBT Resources and Discussion Nadine, the LGBT Center of Colorado 202
Beginning Steps: Dance Audition for Singer/Actor Monte Black, UNC Coordinator of Dance (Sound) 203
Musical Theatre Dance: “Raise You Up” Professor Bud Coleman, CU 205
Salsa Dance for the Stage Joseph DeMers/Shauna Marble, Guest Artists 207
Improv Showcase Arvada West, Chatfield, Evergreen, Horizon 401
Improv Showcase Castle View, Fossil Ridge, Grandview, Greeley Central 402
Improv Showcase Eagle Ridge, Elizabeth, Wheat Ridge 403
Improv Showcase 404
Confidence in Improv  Sarah Irwin 405

Saturday, December 9, 2017

11:15 – 12:45 Lunch Break and Hotel Check-out
Luggage storage available in Lobby D outside of the Bellco Theatre
Colorado Thespians is not responsible for protecting your luggage, please secure your luggage.
12:30 pm Doors Open
1:00 pm Closing Ceremonies
Conference Video
Critic’s Choice Showcase
Senior University Scholarship Winners
3:30 pm Bus Pick-up

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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 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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