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South Carolina
Junior Thespians 
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What:    SC Jr. Thespian Festival 2024

Where:  Pinewood Prep School

              1114 Orangeburg Road

              Summerville, SC  29483

When: Saturday, April 27, 2024 from 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Who:   Jr. Thespian Chair - Shannon Horn

             Host - Amanda Ehrlich

We hope to see you and your students at Festival!

Fees & Deadlines:


  • School Registration - $25 for Active Troupes or $45 for Non-Troupes

  • Individual Registration - 

    • $15 per student (includes Thespy entries AND multiple workshops)

    • $5 per chaperone/parent (or guest pass for awards)

    • Waived fee for the Sponsor/Teacher


  • Intent to Participate (link below): DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 22

  • Deadline for Individual Registration is Friday, April 12

  • Deadline for substitutions or drops is Friday, April 19

  • Payment can be made through the Cognito Registration Form via credit card or uploading a PO

  • Payment by check must be received by mail by Friday, April 19 OR  can be hand-delivered at Registration on May 6th


Highlights & Student Engagement Opportunities

  • In-Person Thespy Adjudication & Awards 

  • Workshops 

SC Thespy Rules, Rubrics & Guidelines:

  • Limit 4 entries per Categories (Solos, Duets, Groups & Tech) per school 

  • Students are limited to 2 Thespy entries.  A Group entry DOES count toward the 2 Individual Entries

  • Students with a chaperone may view a Thespy session where one of their own is performing, but no one must disturb the session

The Intent to Participate form will be available on February 10.

Thespy Award Categories:

Acting                               Musical Theatre              Tech

Solo Acting                       Solo Musical                    Costume Design

Duet Acting                      Duet Musical                    Lighting Design

Group Acting                   Group Musical                   Make-Up Design

                                         Musical Dance-Solo          Scenic Design

                                         Musical Dance-Duet         Sound Design

Short Film                         Musical Dance-Group       Stage Management   

Playwriting                                                                Theatre Marketing

All information regarding Thespy Awards can be found here:

Want to learn more about starting a Junior Troupe? 

Click the icon to go directly to the International Website:

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Have a new email or know someone that would like to be added to the list? Please send her/his name and info to Shannon Horn

Please email any questions or inquires to  Shannon Horn, Jr. Thespian Chair.

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