Rules and Events:
Rules for Performance and Technical Events can be found HERE.
Guidelines for Eligibility for Scholarships/ Summer Programs can be found HERE.
National Program Guide 2019-2020 can be found HERE.
National Category Program Chart 2019-2020 can be found HERE.
*Denotes International Thespian Excellence Awards (Students ranked Superior in these categories are eligible to compete at the International Thespian Festival)
Musical Theatre Duet*
Musical Theatre Group*
Musical Theatre Dance
Chapter Select (One-Act)*
Prep a Ground Plan
Sound System Set Up
Hang and Focus a Light
Rigging and Knot Tying
Short Film- Animated
Short Film- Documentary
Senior Performance Scholarship- Senior Student pursuing Acting/Musical Theatre
Senior Technical Scholarship- Senior Student pursuing a career in Technical Theatre
Arts Advocacy Scholarship- Senior Student who believe they have promoted advocacy for their community or society through or for the arts.
Summer Program Auditions:
This is a chance for students, in any grade, to audition for a number of different summer programs throughout the state. Students may win partial or full scholarships to attend.
New Jersey Thespians is proud to offer Governors Awards in Arts Education for the top placement in each of the following categories:
Costume Construction Costume Design
Short Film Lighting Design
Makeup Design Scenic Design
Group Musical Theatre