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What:    SC Jr. Thespian Festival 2022

Where: Rawlinson Road Middle School 

             2631 W Main St 

             Rock Hill, SC 29732

When: Saturday, May 7th, 2022 from 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Who:   Jr Thespian Rep - Jonathan Monk

           Host - Elizabeth Klipa

And we hope you and your students JOIN our Festival!!

Schedule of Events:

9:00 - 10:00 AM        Schools Arrive & Register

9:30 - 10:00 AM        Teaser workshop or Warm up/sing a long - Gym)

10:00 - Noon            First Block of Thespys & 4 Workshops

Noon - 1:00 PM        Lunch Break  (Pack a lunch or Order In!)

1:00 - 3:00 PM          2nd Block of Thespys &  4 Workshops

3:00 - 3:45 PM          Improv Performance & Musical Theatre Singalong

3:45 - 4:30 PM           Awards Ceremony & Dismissal

Fees & Deadlines:


  • School Registration - $25 for Active Troupes or $50 for Non-Troupes

  • Individual Registration - 

    • $12 per student (includes Thespy entries AND multiple workshops)

    • $5 per chaperone/parent

    • Waived fee for the Sponsor/Teacher


  • Deadline for School & Individual Registration is Saturday, April 9, 2022

  • Deadline for substitutions or drops is Friday, April 29, 2022

  • 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 29, 2022 OR  can be hand-delivered at Registration on May 7th

Highlights & Student Engagement Options:

  • Pop-up Events & Mini-Performances throughout the day

  • In-Person Thespy Adjudication & Awards 

  • 45 Minute Workshops (Improvisation, Scenic Painting, Musical Theater Dance, Pool Noodle Stage Combat, and more!)


SC Thespy Rules, Rubrics & Guidelines:

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

  • Limit 2 entries per Group Categories (Acting & Musical Theater) per school

  • Students are limited to 2 Individual Thespy entries (Solos, Duets & Tech); however, a Group entry does not 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

Thespy Award Categories:

Acting                                   Musical                           Tech

Monologue                          Solo Musical                   Costume Design

Duet Acting                          Duet Musical                  Lighting Design

Group Acting                       Group Musical                Make-Up Design

                                                                                        Scenic Design

Film                                                                                Sound Design

Short Film                                                                      Stage Management   

                                                                                        Theatre Marketing

All information regarding Thespy Awards can be found here:

Want to learn more about starting a Junior Troupe? 

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