We are excited to see that you are interested in membership with California State Thespians. Your membership with us actually begins with a membership to the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA); our national “parent” organization which operates the International Thespian Society to which we belong.

There are a few ways to get started:

For individuals, such as teachers, administrations, artists, students and even parents there are few ways to join.2013-03-22_Festival_094-M_1

Professional Membership – Available to any adults interested in the advancement of educational theatre.

Pre-professional Membership – Available to any person 18 years or older who is currently enrolled as a full-time college, university, or conservatory student and is interested in making theatre or theatre education an important part of their continuing education or professional life.

Affiliate Professional Membership – Available for adults actively involved with an ITS Troupe such as a California Thespian Troupe.

EdTA Emeritus Professional Membership – Educators who have retired from full-time teaching

Chartering a Troupe is another way to join while providing young people opportunities for recognition and enrichment.2013-03-22_Festival_194-M_2

International Thespian Society – An honor society for high school theatre students. http://www.schooltheatre.org/CharterThespian

Junior Thespian Society – An honor society for middle and junior high school theatre students. http://www.schooltheatre.org/CharterJr

For more information on membership please visit: http://www.schooltheatre.org/membership/join