California State Junior Thespian Festival 2019
Saturday – January 26, 2019 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Oak Middle School – 10821 Oak St, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

California Thespian’s Junior Thespian festival is an exciting one-day event held annually Junior High and middle school students (grades six through eight). Students participate in four different workshops throughout the day, are able to sign up, perform, and receive adjudication for select Individual Events, and both students and teachers are able to connect and network with other schools throughout the region.

Individual Event Adjudication will follow the National Middle School Standards. Rubrics and Resources can be found below.



In addition, recommended performers from that day’s IEs will have the opportunity to perform on stage at the end of the day.

Workshops selections change from year to year and can include options such as: Musical Performance, Acting, Dance, Scene study – Improv – Dance – Ensemble Work – Makeup – Mime

Registration Fees and Details:

Registration is $35.00 per student. This includes cheese pizza lunch with chips and a drink.

There is a $5.00 Individual Event (IE) Fee for any students who sign up to present an IE.

There is No Fee for the Theatre Teacher / Troupe Director, however, there is a $15 fee for chaperones in excess of the 1 chaperone to 10 student ratio.

You do not need to have a registered Thespian Troupe to Attend!! (although there is an extra $100.00 for non Thespian Troupes) Join us and see what it Thespians is all about. An additional Snack Bar will be open all day.


To begin your registration visit:

CA Thespian Junior Festival Registration Form

Registration Opens October 22, 2018 and will close on January 15, 2019.

Payment Information:

The only accepted method of payment is via school/district check, cashiers check, or money order. No personal checks will be accepted. Checks for Festival registration should be made out to California Thespians and mailed to:

California Thespians 2058 N. Mills Ave #650 Claremont CA 91711

California State Thespian Tax ID: 56-2407237


 “Registration can be limited or closed at any time due to capacity restrictions. Registration priority in the event of a sold out event will be given to active charted Thespian Troupes. Please register early, as you can always edit your registration later until the cutoff date. Please help us focus on the mission and vision of our organization by submitting registration accurately and on time. This way we can put as much of our effort towards making the event as rewarding for you and your students as possible. As a reminder we do not accept personal checks from the Theatre Teacher / Troupe Sponsor, or student’s Parent(s).”