Thespian Troupe 4872

How do I become a Thespian?

You need to participate in at least 2 productions at BHS and earn at least 10 points. You also need to maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

What do I need to do in order to join?

You will need to fill out a form indicating which productions you participated in and how you participated (cast, crew --what roles).

You may also earn points by seeing productions. Once you see a production, write a paragraph on one artistic aspect of the production--acting, costumes, set, lights...the choice is yours. Submit this when you submit the name of the production you saw.

Points awarded for:

One Full

Category Position/Work Done Act Length

ACTING Major Role

Minor Role

Walk-on

Chorus/Ensemble

Dancer

Understudy

Production Stage Manager

Asst. Stage Manager

Stage Crew

Lighting Crew

Costume Crew

Prop Crew

Sound Crew

Makeup Crew

Hair Design

Musicians

Business House Manager

Usher (all shows)

Poster Design

One Full

Category Position/Work Done Act Length

Directing Director

Assistant Director

Choreographer

Writing Original Play (produced)

Original Play (unproduced)

Misc Participation in Theatre

Festival

Monitor @ Festival

Attendance @ Festival

Officers President

Other Drama Club officers

Audience .5 may be awarded for attending AND writing a short critique reflecting on one aspect of the production (could be part of the play review written for class) Must be turned in each semester.

Other Activities:

Drama Class @ BHS

Ohlone Festival

Festival Night

Night of One Act

BHS Drama Club (non-officer + active participant

BHS Drama Club (non-officer + of/on participant

BHS Drama Club Officer – Maximum Points: 4 (if not productive, points will be reduced)

Theatre-related Summer Camps & Classes

Extra-curricular Theatre Classes

Talent Show

Choir, Band, Vocal, Dance Concert - Performance

Improv - Performance

We do not award points for voice, dance or any other type of lessons

How do I update my points?

Fill in the form and physically turn it in to one of the officers or to Mrs. Skelton

Thespian Society on College Apps:

Yes, this is an honorary society recognizing excellence in the arts and is a legitimate thing to list on your college apps.

Thespian Cords at Graduation: who gets to wear those?

If you earn 60+ Thespian points during your high school tenure and maintain a 2.0 GPA you are eligible to wear the nifty graduation cords.