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International Thespian Excellence Awards


EdTA is proud to offer one of the foremost international programs for honoring Thespian achievement- the International Thespian Excellence Awards. Formerly known as the National Individual Events, the International Thespian Excellence Awards, or Thespys TM for short, honor student excellence in theatre.    

Awards exist in various categories of Acting, Musical Theatre, Film and Technical Theatre.  Student performances are adjudicated using an assessment rubric and assigned one of four possible ratings; Superior, Excellent, Good or Fair.  Ratings include adjudicator comments with specific advice for improvement.  

View the Official Thespys Program Guide.

View the categories and rubrics.

View standards alignment.

View sample student performances and adjudicator comments.


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