There are numerous opportunities for theatre educators and artists to donate their time to California Thespians. We use guest directors and performers throughout the year in various capacities. Judging, workshop performers and technicians are hired for many festival roles.

Judging Opportunitiesjudging
For our Annual Thespian Festival we are looking for qualified adjudicators for the various events. To be eligible to adjudicate, you must:

Be 21 years of age and one of the following

  • Current theatre arts student, senior level
  • Graduate student in theatre arts
  • Theatre arts educator
  • Professional theatre artist
  • Be able to give constructive and articulate written feedback to students
  • Possess the skills and experience to judge middle and/or high school theatre performances and technical presentations

On the day of a festival, the adjudicator must be able to:

  • Attend the judges training session
  • Follow the prescribed adjudication guidelines
  • Watch complete performances/presentations
  • Complete adjudication sheets as the performance is in progress
  • Write criticism that is both constructive and encouraging
  • Complete the form and the required rankings

Interested applicants should complete the California Thespian Judging Form

Guest Artist Workshop Application:
Do you have a workshop that you would like to feature at the California State Thespian Festival?

If so please fill out the Guest Artist Workshop Application